Kelland Homes Ltd and Durkan Estates Ireland Ltd are applying to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development at a site at Boherboy, Saggart, County Dublin. To the immediate north of the site is the Carrigmore residential estate, to the west are agricultural lands and a single dwelling, to the east is the Corbally residential estate while to the south is the Boherboy Road. The proposed application represents the development of the entire Boherboy Neighbourhood as identified in the Fortunestown Local Area Plan (2012).
The development will consist of 655 no. dwellings, comprised of 257 no. 2, 3 & 4 bed, 2 & 3 storey detached, semi-detached & terraced houses, 152 no. 1, 2 & 3 bed duplex units in 17 no. 2-3, 3-4 & 4 storey blocks, and 246 no. 1, 2 & 3 bed apartments in 9 no. buildings ranging in height from 2, 2-5, 4-5 & 5 storeys, and a 2 storey crèche (693m²).
Access to the development will by via one no. vehicular access point from the Boherboy Road, along with proposed upgrade works to Boherboy Road to include the provision of a roadside footpath along the front of the site at the Boherboy Road, continuing eastwards to the junction with the N81 Blessington Road (for an overall distance of c.370m). The proposed development also provides for pedestrian and cyclist connectivity to the adjoining Carrigmore Park to the north-east, and vehicular, pedestrian and cyclist connections to adjoining developments at Corbally Heath to the east and Carrigmore Green to the north.
The proposed development provides for (i) all associated site development works above and below ground, including surface water attenuation & an underground foul sewerage pumping station at the northern end of the site, (ii) public open spaces (c. 3Ha), including alongside the Corbally Stream, which will accommodate the provision of pedestrian / cyclist links to Carrigmore Park to the north-east, (iii) communal open spaces (c. 6,392m²), (iv) hard and soft landscaping and boundary treatments, (v) undercroft, basement & surface car parking (914 no. car parking spaces, including EV parking), (vi) bicycle parking (797 no. bicycle parking spaces), (vii) bin & bicycle storage, (viii) public lighting, and (ix), plant (M&E), utility services & 5 no. ESB sub-stations, all on an overall application site area of 18.3ha. In accordance with the Fortunestown Local Area Plan (2012), an area of c. 1.4Ha within the site is reserved as a future school site.