Great Connell SHD Newbridge

Strategic Housing Development

Great Connell SHD Newbridge

Strategic Housing Development

Great Connell SHD Newbridge

Strategic Housing Development

Great Connell SHD Newbridge

Strategic Housing Development

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Great Connell SHD Newbridge

Aston Limited intends to apply to An Bord Pleanála for a 7 year permission for a strategic housing development at this site (27.64 ha) surrounding and including the dwellings of ‘Greatconnell’ and ‘Valencia Lodge’, Great Connell, Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Eircodes: W12 TW29 and W12 V382.

Proposed development comprises:

  1. Demolition of existing site structures (total 2,622.3 sqm) comprising; ‘Greatconnell’ a two-storey dwelling of 331.9 sqm with detached single storey garage and outhouses of 48 sqm; ‘Valencia Lodge’ a single storey dwelling of 135.6 sqm with a single storey garage of 17.8 sqm; two no. single storey sheds of 1,440 sqm and 595 sqm, and a three-sided shed of 54 sqm.
  2. Construction of 569 no. new residential dwellings (325 no. houses and 244 no. apartments) comprising:
    • 64 no. two-bed houses; 173 no. three-bed houses; and 88 no. four-bed houses (ranging in height from 2 to 3 storeys).
    • Apartment Block A (Part 3 and 4 storeys): 5 no. one-bed apartments; 14 no. two-bed apartments; and 3 no. three-bed apartments. These proposed units have private balconies or terraces, and access to a community roof terrace of 112.4 sqm.
    • Apartment Block B (Part 3 and 4 storeys): 5 no. one-bed apartments; 14 no. two-bed apartments; and 3 no. three-bed apartments. These proposed units have private balconies or terraces, and access to a community roof terrace of 112.4 sqm.
    • Apartment Block C (Part 3 and 4 storeys): 4 no. one-bed apartments; 19 no. two-bed apartments and 4 no. three-bed apartments. These proposed units have private balconies or terraces, and access to a community roof terrace of 87 sqm.
    • 13 no. apartments above the proposed Neighbourhood Centre comprising; 4 no. own-door two-bed apartments; 3 no. shared-access one-bed apartments; and 6 no. shared-access two-bed apartments. These proposed units have private balconies or terraces.
    • 160 no. own-door apartments in 2- and 3- storey buildings comprising; 16 no. one-bed apartments; 78 no. two-bed apartments, 66 no. three-bed duplex apartments. These units will have private amenity areas in the form of terraces, balconies and/or rear gardens.
  3. Provision of Neighbourhood Centre (ranging in height between 2 and 4 storeys) with 11 no. commercial units comprising: a convenience shop of 909 sqm (unit 1); 3 no. doctor/dentist/physio units of 120 sqm, 120 sqm and 90 sqm (units 6, 7, and 8, respectively); a café of 125 sqm (unit 4); a restaurant of 213 sqm (unit 9); and 5 no. shop/convenience services units of 112 sqm, 49 sqm, 171 sqm, 100sqm and 100 sqm (units 2, 3, 5,10 and 11, respectively). The proposed Neighbourhood Centre includes an external roof terrace of 176 sqm.
  4. Provision of a childcare facility (886 sqm) within the Neighbourhood Centre with capacity for in the order of 154 no. children.
  5. Provision of 1,008 no. car parking spaces comprising 650 no. spaces for the proposed houses; 312 no. spaces for the proposed apartments; and 46 no. spaces to serve the Neighbourhood Centre.
  6. Provision of 732 bicycle parking spaces comprising 536 no. secure residential spaces, 134 no. residential visitor spaces, and 62 no. spaces to serve the Neighbourhood Centre.
  7. Provision of 18 no. public open spaces and pocket parks throughout the residential development (2.613 ha net area).
  8. Provision of a 8.31 ha amenity area adjoining the River Liffey.
  9. Vehicular access to the proposed development from Great Connell road via a circa 350 metre section of the Newbridge Southern Orbital Ring Road (NSORR), including footpaths and cyclepaths. It is proposed to upgrade the existing Great Connell Roundabout to a signalised junction, and provide footpaths and cyclepaths within the subject site along the Great Connell Road. 
  10. The proposed development facilitates future potential pedestrian, cycle and vehicular links to adjoining residential development and undeveloped lands.
  11. All enabling and site development works, landscaping, boundary treatments, lighting, services and connections, including connection to permitted wastewater pumping station, waste management, ESB substations, compensatory flood storage and all other ancillary works above and below ground on a site of 27.64 ha.
  12. A 7 year permission is sought.