Carrickmines could be set for 22-storey apartment block

by Rachel Darcy

A major development is being planned for Carrickmines, which would see a 22-storey 482 apartment tower and a host of other amenities introduced to the area.

Bowbeck DAC is looking for planning permission for the strategic housing development (SHD) on a site at Golf Lane, to be called Golf Lane SHD, in Carrickmines.

The proposed development, if approved, will contain 31 studio units, 183 one-bedroom units, 229 two-bedroom units, and 39 three-bedroom units. It will also feature a gym, a shop and childcare facilities.

The proposed development is set out in 7 different type blocks.

Block A1 will be part four storeys and part six storeys with 10 studio units, seven one-bed units, 41 two-bed units, and four three-bed, Block A2, comprised of 85 apartments within a part four, part eight storey building, and Block A3, which will home 79 apartment units within a part four, part twelve storey building.

Block B0, which is the largest in the development, which will home 150 apartments within a part four, part eighteen, part twenty-one and part twenty-two storey building, alongside a concierge area for residents and amenity space.

Other blocks include Block B1, which will comprise eight apartments, Block C with 42 apartments and a local shop, and Block D, with 56 apartments, a gym, residents lounge, concierge area and a childcare facility in a part four, part seven storey building.

Two basement levels are also included in the lodged plans, which would provide nearly 300 car parking spaces as well as 1,000 bike spaces for residents.

The proposed development also includes public, private and communal open space, including roof terraces.

Two cycle and pedestrian crossings will be created over the stream at the western side of the site, along with a new pedestrian and cycle crossing of Glenamuck Road South at the west of the site, cycle and pedestrian facilities, play facilities, and lighting.

For more information, visit the Golf Lane SHD here.

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