An Bord Pleanála have made their decision regarding the 698 bed, 8 block, 7 storey, 9 car park spaces, student accommodation SHD development for the Our Lady’s Grove site. They have granted full permission for the development. It is a very disappointing result, and a very poor planning decision. They acknowledge this development will materially […]
We submitted an observation in relation to the SHD application (Ref.309430) for the proposed 8 block student accommodation development on the Our Lady’s Grove site. You can read this observation here.
We recently sent an email to the Dundrum, Stillorgan and Sandyford/Glencullen Councillors regarding the upcoming Dundrum Area Committee meeting on 10th March 2021, when the Colbeam SHD for Our Lady’s Grove site on Goatstown Road will be considered. We asked that the Councillors read our email and our attached letter, ahead of this meeting. It […]
Here we go again. A new planning application has just gone in (dated February 12th) for the site on the Our Lady’s Grove campus. It is an SHD (fast-track) application for 698 bed student accommodation, with 9 car parking spaces. It is in 8 blocks, with 3 to 6 storey buildings over lower ground floor, […]
An Bord Pleanála has made a decision on Colbeam Ltd’s application to proceed with an SHD for a 861 bed student accommodation development on the Our Lady’s Grove site. (They call this first stage of the SHD process a “Consultation”.) The decision made on 4/12/20 was “Requires further consideration/amendment”.
We contacted An Bord Pleanála, and nothing has moved regarding the latest SHD pre-application for the site in Our Lady’s Grove. According to the ABP website, the decision date regarding moving to the next stage was supposed to be 31/8/20. However there have been delays due to Covid and to the large amount of SHD […]
During the summer we put together a document/explanatory note regarding the outcome of the OLG Judicial Review, and how it relates to “Inst” zoning. We felt it was very important that DLR Councillors be clearly informed about all this, as the Council is now working on the latest County Development Plan (to come into effect […]
It appears an application for a consultation regarding the prospective development of a 861 bed student residence development for the site at the rear of Our Lady’s Grove has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála. This is the first stage the developer goes through with An Bord Pleanála for these fast-track (SHD) developments. If they […]
Over the last few months, the final stage of the Judicial Review has been playing out. There was a possibility that the planning application could be remitted back to An Bord Pleanala (i.e. the clock rewound back to when the application first went into ABP, for them to re-consider it). Both An Bord Pleanála, and […]
On 10th March, Judge Garrett Simons delivered his judgment following the Judicial Review hearing that took place on 19th, 20th, and 21st February in the High Court. This case was taken by a local resident, and member of the Roebuck Residents’ Association, Michael Redmond. He took the case without legal representation, due to the costs […]