Some interesting applications this week. A very large new development of Liffey Valley Shopping Mall, Paediatric Centre for Tallaght Hospital, St Judes GAA getting some new facilities,and new housing development in Newcastle.

Planning Notices to the 1st of July,2016
SD16A/0027 28-Jun-2016 Permission Additional Information
Applicant: Hines Real Estate Ireland Ltd.
Location: Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Fonthill Road, Clondalkin, Dublin, 22
Proposed Development: The development will consist of a mixed leisure, entertainment, commercial and retail extension to the existing Liffey Valley Centre in the form of 3 integrated structures organised around a large public plaza and pedestrian friendly east-west street with parapet levels varying between c.15m and c.18m above street level. The scheme provides for: (a) leisure arena (c.10,567sq.m gross) designed for international standard ice related activities but also allowing the flexibility for other similar type events with the capacity to seat up to 2,500 persons, associated service, storage and changing facilities. A dance studio, gym and local community office are provided at ground level with direct access from the east-west street. A multi-functional open area is provided immediately east of the arena to accommodate occasional events, activities and coach parking; (b) a 2-3 storey extension to the existing Centre (c.51,545sq.m gross) providing for mixed leisure and entertainment units (c.4,217sq.m gross), food/beverage units (c.4,535sq.m gross), retail units (c.29,732sq.m gross) and all ancillary space, circulation areas (c.12,023sq.m gross) and a basement service area (c.1,038sq.m gross). The main retail area will be anchored by 2 stores over three floors (comprising a total of c.13,993sq.m gross) located on either side of the public plaza. A local Garda office and affordable retail units are also provided in the main retail area; (c) a central public plaza fronting onto the east-west street covered with a large glass canopy in the form of a curved gridshell structure. This structure will be the tallest part of the proposal at a height of c.20m above street level. The food/beverage units are located around the Plaza at both ground and first floor levels; (d) a multi-storey car park over 4 levels (c.1,820 spaces with an area of c.53,611sq.m) located east of the extension area and north of the leisure arena. 18 mobility impaired surface spaces, approximately 180 cycle spaces and bus/taxi set down areas on the east-west street. Approximately 1,679sq.m of existing gross floorspace is to be removed/demolished over ground and first floor to facilitate the extension. The proposal includes all associated service yards, plant and equipment, electricity substations, all utility connections and works, street lighting, signage, landscaping and boundary treatments. The proposal includes the construction of new toucan crossing points for pedestrians and cyclists at the western end of the east-west street to provide safe connection to the existing footpath and cycle network on Ascail an Life (ring road around the Centre). A new roundabout is also proposed at the entrance to the multi-storey car park on the eastern boundary. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and a Natura Impact Statement (NIS) are submitted with this application.

SD16A/0137 30-Jun-2016 Permission Additional Information
Applicant: Winterbrook Ltd.
Location: Abbot’s Grove, Ballycullen Road, Knocklyon, Dublin, 16
Proposed Development: Erection of 2 temporary 6m high advertising signs (13.5sq.m each) & 16 temporary 6m high advertising flagpoles and flags adjacent the Ballycullen Road and Stocking Avenue, all within the previously approved housing development (Reg. Ref. SD13A/0005).

SD16A/0224 27-Jun-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: Geotechnical Investigations Ltd.
Location: Newcastle, Co. Dubln
Proposed Development: Residential development consisting of 46 houses as follows: (1) Block A: ten 2 storey, 3 bedroom terrace houses with optional attic room on sites 1-10 inclusive; Block B: Two 2 storey, 3 bedroom semi-detached houses with optional attic room and optional kitchen extension on sites 11, 12 & 32, 33; Block C: Two 2 storey 3 bedroom semi-detached houses with optional attic room and optional kitchen extension on sites 13, 14 and 34, 35; Block D: Nine 2 storey 3 bedroom terrace houses with optional attic room on sites 15 – 23 inclusive; Block E: Eight 2 storey, 3 bedroom terrace houses with optional attic room on sites 24-31 inclusive. Block F: Seven 2 storey, 3 bedroom terrace houses with optional attic room on sites 36-42 inclusive; Block G: Two 2 storey, 3 bedroom semi-detached houses with optional attic room and optional kitchen extension on sites 43 & 44; Block H: Two 2 storey, 3 bedroom semi-detached houses with optional attic room on sites 45 & 46. (2) Landscaping, car parking, street works, junction works onto existing permitted access road, outfall drains, boundary treatments and all associated site development works.

SD16A/0225 28-Jun-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: CLG Naomh Jude
Location: Wellington Lane, Templeogue, Dublin 6W.
Proposed Development: Construction of new skills wall and an all-weather training pitch with surrounding fence and netting to the west of the existing clubhouse building; relocation of 2 existing light fixtures; minor modifications to the clubhouse building including new external doors; enclosure of existing bottle store and new external canopy; provision of 52 bicycle parking spaces; modifications to existing car parking; and relocation of existing service entrance gates.

SD16A/0226 29-Jun-2016 Permission New Application
Applicant: National Paediatric Hospital Dev. Board
Location: Tallaght Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: The provision of staff accommodaton at Tallaght Hospital. The accommodation will include staff changing, general office space and a replacement creche for the children of hospital staff. The 1,462sq.m building is proposed to be located to the rear of the hospital on a site bordered by the staff restaurant, the education building and Cookstown Way. The new building is to be placed beside the existing Cardiac Research in Youth (C.R.Y.) building and a physical link will be provided from the new accommodation back into the Hospital Street. The creche is provided as a single storey element to the north west of the site. The remaining element which is proposed as a two storey will house office areas and staff changing and will be to the south east of the creche.

SD16B/0154 GRANT PERMISSION 30-Jun-2016
Applicant:Cormac & Maeve Daly
Location:22 Rathfarnham Park, Dublin 14.
Proposed Development: Alterations to approved planning permission no. SD16B/007. Permission is sought for the construction of a new first floor extension to side and front elevation and the removal of the permitted former to existing hipped gable, new rooflights to front elevation and the existing converted attic space.

SD16B/0159 GRANT PERMISSION 29-Jun-2016
Applicant:Peter Kennedy
Location:41, Pineview Avenue, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Proposed ground floor (16.2sq.m) and first floor (8.7sq.m) rear extension; new roof window to rear elevation; removal of existing bathroom window on side elevation and associated site works.

Applicant:Eileen McAuley
Location:6, Stonepark Orchard, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14
Proposed Development: Construction of single storey extension with pitched roof to the rear and side of existing house; 5 ‘Velux’ windows to rear; storage to side passage with pitched roof and 3 ‘Velux’; alterations to internal layout and all associated site development works. Retention permission for front porch and alterations to front elevation.

Applicant:Damien & Siobhan Brennan
Location:17, Grange Manor Road, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: Retention of a rear single storey extension, with a mono-pitched roof, providing 9.7sq.m of additional floor area to ground floor and all associated works.

SD16A/0147 REFUSE PERMISSION 27-Jun-2016
Applicant:Ross Phibbs
Location:Friarstown Lower, Bohernabreena, Dublin 24
Proposed Development: Detached two storey house, sewage treatment facility and associated site works.

Applicant:Phyllis Lynch
Location:The Cuckoo’s Nest Public House, Greenhills Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24.
Proposed Development: A mixed-use and residential development on a site is bounded by Greenhills Road to the front (west) and Tymon Park to the north, south and east. The proposed development consists of the demolition of the existing Tallaght Theatre corner (328sq.m) and the construction of a replacement theatre (371sq.m) in the north-west corner of site. Permission is also sought for the renovation and alteration to the existing Cuckoo’s Nest public house consisting of: (i) the demolition of rear and side extensions and (ii) proposed new two storey extension which will provide for bar and lounge and external courtyard with seating all at ground floor level, restaurant at first floor, ancillary kitchens and office, with total floor area of 1,016sq.m. The proposed development also provides for residential development comprised of 45 dwellings including 20 three bed, two storey semi-detached houses, 19 three bed two storey terraced houses and 6 two bed apartments in a three storey building. The proposed development will be accessed via two vehicular access points off Greenhills Road and includes for all associated site development works, surface car parking, open spaces & landscaping, including pedestrian access to Tymon Park, all on site area of 1.83ha.

Applicant:Karol & Alice O’Brien
Location:14, Glenlyon Park, Dublin 16
Proposed Development: New single storey extension to rear (kitchen/dining), an attic conversion (study/storage) which incorporates a new dormer construction to rear and built up gable wall to accommodate additional head height.