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Andrew Duffy

If you don’t like that building, you’ll hate this one:

Reg. Ref.: D04A/1417
Application Rec’d Date: 03-Dec-2004
Applicant Name & Address: Wexele Limited 9, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2
Location: Former MJ Flood site at Junction of Blackthorn Avenue (and bounded to the west by Arkle Road and to the east by Blackthorn Road), Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.


The development will consist of a mixed use scheme of approx. 3,825 sq.m, gross floor area commercial floorspace, 259 no. apartments and 15 no. live-work units all in two blocks of predominately 7, 8 and 9 storeys around a central courtyard with a 24 storey tower element in one of the blocks (at the Blackthorn Road/Blackthorn Avenue junction). The 259 no. apartments comprise of 84 no. one bedroom units, 146 no. two bedroom units, and 29 no. three bedroom units, and have balconies on all facades of the proposed buildings including on the tower element. The apartments are provided at first floor to 22nd floor levels. The top floor (23rd floor) of the tower element comprises a winter garden. The 15 no. live – work units comprise of 14 no. one bedroom units and 1 no. two bedroom units and are at ground and first floor levels. The commercial element of the scheme comprises of approx. 1,734 sq.m of retail / restaurant / office use (alternative uses proposed to allow flexibility in implementation ) in 7 no. units at ground floor. One of these units (C08) is capable of being subdivided into a multiple number of smaller units accessed off a public mall. An approx. 274 sq.m. gym and an approx. 322 sq.m creche are proposed at first floor level. A Club cinema (approx. 210 sq.m) for use of residents is proposed at first basement level. The balance of the commercial floor space comprises of ‘work’ spaces within the Live-work units and circulation space within the commercial parts of the proposed blocks. Vehicular access to the site will be from two points on Arkle Road. One access will be for the ground floor car park below the central courtyard. Vehicles from this car park will also exit onto Arkle Road. A second access at the southern end of the site will provide access to a rear laneway for deliveries and emergency vehicles and also to a ramp to the underground car park. Traffic from these underground car parks and from the laneway will exit onto Blackthorn Road. A total of 338 car parking spaces will be provided (37 no. ground floor car park, 301 no. two-level basement car park). This application also proposes 348 no. bicycle spaces; open space in the form of a central courtyard, roof terraces, balconies and winter garden; site development and landscaping works. All on a site of some 0.67 hectares.

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