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Andrew Duffy
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is the plant section really 4m in height

No; I don’t know the height above ground for the plany room. The AOD height was in the Tara St. Station appeal report.

do you know if the Leisureplex will be demolished to make way for the Stillorgan tower?

Yes, and it will be rebuilt:

For a mixed use development on a site comprising the Stillorgan Bowl Leisureplex No.’s 62-79 St. Laurence’s Park, the existing Stillorgan Public Library and adjoining Council owned land, which is the subject of a sale agreement with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and also an ancillary area of Council owned land where environmental improvement works and traffic management works are proposed. The subject site comprises 1.59 hectares bounded by St. Laurence’s Park to the North, Lower Kilmacud Road to the South, N11 Stillorgan Road to the East and Old Dublin Road to the West.

The proposed development involves the demolition of all existing structures on the site including the Leisureplex building Dun Laoghaire Rathtdown County Council temporary library building, No. 62 and 63 St. Laurence’s Park and 16 two-storey Local Authority maisonette units at No. 64-79 St. Laurence’s Park.

The proposed development is a mixed-use scheme comprising a total of 314 No. residential units (82 no. 1-bed, 199 no. 2-bed and 33 no. 3-bed and includes 40 no. social housing units and 8 no. live/work units); approx 2,238 sq.m. gross floor area retail; approx. 3,938 sq.m. gross floor area offices; approx. 3,719 sq.m. gross floor area (indoor) leisure/recreational facilities (Class 11(e) use); approx. 486 sq.m. gross floor area crèche; approx. 1,019 sq.m. gross floor area new public library and ancillary car parking with associated landscaping and site development works. The overall development will consist of approx. 40,349 sq.m. gross floor area overall in 15 No. mixed use blocks (Blocks A,B,C, D, E, F, G, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P) as follows:-

Block A : 5-storey over double basement – comprising c.2,091 sq.m. double height leisure/recreational facility (Class 11(e) use) at basement level c. 792 sq.m. retail at ground floor level and 4 No. office units with combined gross floor area c. 3,938 sq.m. over four floors above.

Blocks B, C, D, E & F : 7 storey over double basement comprising c. 1,628 sq.m. leisure/recreational facility (Class 11(e) use) at upper basement level, 5 No. retail units at ground floor level (combined gross floor area c. 1,183 sq.m.) with 80 No. apartments in total over four upper floors plus two additional levels of setback penthouses: each block comprising 16 No. apartments in the form of 5 No. 1-bed units, 10 No. 2-bed units and 1 No. 3-bed setback detached penthouse unit.

Block G : 6/8 storey atrium building – comprising c. 1,019 sq.m. public library at upper ground floor level, 71 No. apartments comprising 6 No. 2-bed duplex units at lower ground floor level and 65 No. units from lower ground floor to sixth floor level in the form of 19 No. 1-bed duplex units, 1 No. 2-bed unit, 44 No. 2 bed duplex units and 1 No. 3-bed duplex unit.

Block I : 15- storey corner building (at junction of Lower Kilmacud Road and N11 Stillorgan Road) comprising c. 263 sq.m. ground floor (part double height) retail and 34 No. units which includes 1 No. ground floor 2 – bed duplex live/work unit and 33 No. apartments over thirteen floors comprising 30 No. 2-bed units and 3 No. 3-bed setback duplex penthouses.

Blocks J, K and L : 8 – storey comprising 51 No. units which includes 6 No. 2-bed live/work duplex units over ground and first floor level and 45 No. apartments over four upper floors plus two additional levels of setback penthouses, in the form of 12 No. 1-bed units, 18 No. 2-bed units, 6 No. 3-bed units, 6 No. 3-bed setback penthouses and 3 No. 3-bed setback detached penthouses.

Block M : 7 storey – comprising 15 No. units which includes 1 No. 2 bed live/work duplex unit over ground and first floor level and 14 No. apartments over four upper floors plus one additional level with setback penthouse, in the form of 4 No. 1-bed units, 7 no. 2-bed units, 2 No. 3-bed units and 1 No. 3-bed setback detached penthouse.

Blocks N & O: 7 Рstorey and 6 Рstorey respectively Рcomprising c. 486 sq.m. gross floor area cr̬che across ground floor level and 29 No. apartments over upper floors comprising 8 No. 1-bed units, 16 No. 2 Рbed units and 4 No. 3 Рbed units over five upper floors and 1 No. 3-bed setback detached penthouse on Block N.

Block P : 3-storey social housing – comprising 34 No. apartments in three separate blocks in the form of 14 No. 1-bed apartments and 2 No. 2-bed apartments at ground floor level and 17 No. 2 bed duplex units and 1 No. 3 – bed duplex unit over first and second floors.

The proposed development includes a total of 528 No. car parking spaces with 478 No. car parking spaces and bin storage facilities over two basement levels, 23 No. car parking spaces in service yard and 27 No. surface car parking spaces; 360 No. bicycle parking spaces at basement and surface levels; service yard to the rear of Block A at upper ground floor level and service yard to rear of Blocks B-D at lower ground floor level; children’s play area; landscaping works across the site including hard and soft landscaping and tree planting and new boundary treatment along the Lower Kilmacud Road and N11 Stillorgan Road: all associated site development works including a single storey ESB substation and security building (c. 23 sq.m.) in the northeast corner of the site, a second ESB substation at ground floor level in Block N and a new roundabout junction at St. Laurence’s Park to facilitate vehicular access to the site.

Vehicular access to the development will be via the existing entrance points at the Dublin Road and St. Laurence’s Park with additional access to the social housing in Block P (34 No. units) and Block G (6 no. units) at St. Laurence’s Park. Pedestrian access to the site will be via a gated access at street level along the Lower Kilmacud Road and two points along St. Laurence’s Park.

An Environmental Impact Statement will be submitted to the Planning Authority with the Planning Application.

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