Old Fort Road Strategic Housing Development

Old Fort Road Strategic Housing Development

Old Fort Road Strategic Housing Development

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Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, Cork

O’Flynn Construction Co. Unlimited Company is applying for a 5-year planning permission for a strategic housing development which will include a mix is apartment units, a creche and amenities at Old Fort Road, Ballincollig, Cork. The site, which is 1.22 hectares in area, is located to the north of the main street of Ballincollig, within the defined settlement boundary of the town. The Ballincollig- Carrigaline Municipal District Local Area Plan includes the specific zoning objective: BG-T-03. This objective requires the completion of the Ballincollig Town Cetnre development. The proposed development will ensure the completion of the town centre development. In line with the objectives of the Ballincollig – Carrigaline Municipal District Local Area Plan for 2017, the proposed development, which qualifies as a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) under the provision of the new Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016, comprises:
  • The construction of 123 no. residential units in 3 no. blocks which range in height from 3 to 6 storeys and comprising a mix of 1 & 2 bed apartments;
  • 1 no. creche / childcare facility, internal residential amenity space and residents gym;
  • The provision of landscaping and amenity areas including play/amenity areas at podium level;
  • The provision of a set-down area, footpaths, cycle lane and table-top junction arrangement at the access to the development on the Old Fort Road; and
  • All associated ancillary development to include pedestrian/cyclist facilities, lighting, drainage, boundary treatments, bin storage, plant, ESB Sub-station and bicycle, motorbike and car parking provided at ground and under-croft level.