Kilbarry SHD

Strategic Housing Development

Kilbarry SHD, Cork

Cork County GAA Board are applying for planning permission for a strategic housing development at the Cork GAA Lands off the Old Whitechurch Road in Kilbarry, Cork.

The proposed development will consist of a strategic housing development of 319no. residential dwellings comprising of 85no. semi-detached units (comprising of 17no. 4-bed units and 68no. 3-bed units), 118no. terraced units (comprising of 8no. 4-bed units, 60no. 3-bed units and 50no. 2-bed units), 53no. duplex units (comprising of 26no. 1-bed units, 25no. 2-bed units and 2no. 3-bed units) and 63no. apartments (in 3no. part 4-storey and part 5-storey blocks and comprising 15no. 1-bed units and 48no. 2-bed units). The development also includes the provision of a crèche facility (519sqm) and a riverside amenity park to the north and northeast of the site. The proposed total gross floor area is 33,738.70sqm.

The proposed development will also consist of the demolition of a disused hurley manufacturing factory and associated out buildings, the removal and replacement of the southern and eastern boundary treatments, as well the creation of formalised walking paths to replace the informal walking paths located to the north of the site, a new through road from the proposed site access on the Old Whitechurch Road to Delaney’s GAA Grounds and accessing the Upper Dublin Hill Road, with associated new boundary treatments at Delaney’s GAA club, all associated ancillary site development and hard and soft landscaping works, to include the provision of private, communal and public open space, waste storage areas, bicycle, motorcycle and car parking, including EV and disabled parking, esb substations, groundworks, foul drainage works, stormwater drainage proposals including directional drilling for the stormwater outfall, water supply proposals, public lighting, and all new boundary treatments.

A Natura Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Assessment Report have been prepared and are included with the application.