450 million euro, 25 acre, new town planned for Cherry Orchard adj Wheatfield prison
The scheme will include 1,723 residential units with 1/3 of this social and affordable. A further 550 S&A units are to be built on a series of existing "anti-social" open areas
In addition there will be offices + shops (250,000 sqft total), cinema, swimming pool, sports amenities and a railway station (Kildare line).
8 separate architect and town planning firms drew up the scheme for over 8000 people. 7 acres are set aside for Cherry orchard United (!)
The sheme will revolve around a main street - Central Park Avenue (Puh-leeze) with a market at one end and the railway station will be dominated by a 40 storey glass tower
Certainly can't fault them for doing things half-arsed!