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Granted planning permissions – Clonburris

19.10.22| Updates

There has been a significant amount of planning permissions granted on lands within the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone (SDZ) to date this year. These planning approvals mark the start of significant development in the construction of this unique urban neighbourhood in South Dublin County. Clonburris is a brand-new part of Dublin that 23,000 people will call home. Green, well connected, inclusive, with everything you need at your doorstep.

The following summarises the main planning permissions granted to date for a range of residential and commercial uses, infrastructure, and community services within the SDZ:

  1. Two SDCC housing developments have been permitted under the Part 8 process for a total of 381 new homes under SD228/0003 (263 homes) in the Kishoge Southwest Development Area & SD228/0001 (118 homes) south of the Grand Canal adjoining the Bawnogue Road.
  2. Cairn Homes granted permission for the construction of 569 dwellings, a creche, innovation hub, open spaces, and ancillary development in the Clonburris Southwest Development Area under SDZ21A/0022
  3. The Department of Education was granted permission for a 3-storey, 1,000 pupil post-primary school including Special Educational Needs Unit, sports hall, and all ancillary teacher & pupil facilities under SDZ21A/0013.
  4. 10-year permission granted for the critical infrastructure to enable development on SDZ lands south of the railway line comprising of the link street (known as ‘Clonburris Southern Link Street’), water and drainage infrastructure and public realm works under SDZ20A/0021.
  5. Irish Water was granted permission for a wastewater pumping station under SDZ21A/0006 which is critical to enabling development of housing.

Clonburris SDZ area, which is about 280 hectares in size, is situated between the existing settlements of Lucan, Clondalkin, and Liffey Valley.

The Clonburris SDZ Planning Scheme represents a vision for a brand-new part of Dublin that 23,000 people will call home. Built around large parks and greenways and boasting kilometres of waterside frontage along the Grand Canal, Clonburris will put the city centre just minutes away by rail or cycleway.

SDCC and the main landowners in the SDZ (Cairn Homes, Kelland Homes and Quintain) are co-operating to deliver the planned infrastructure with the support of funding under the Government’s Urban Regeneration and Development Fund. This has enabled an ambitious building programme of house, infrastructure and community facilities which are shovel ready.