Permission for 600 homes on former RTÉ lands quashed after court challenge by Ailesbury Road residents –

An Bord Pleanála has consented to a High Court order quashing its permission for 614 residential units on former RTÉ lands.

hree Ailesbury Road residents had brought proceedings challenging the board’s fast-track permission for the proposed development by Cairn Homes Properties close to their houses.

They also challenged the constitutionality of strategic housing provisions of the Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016 providing for the fast-tracking of large housing developments.

After the board indicated in January it was prepared to make concessions in the proceedings, a hearing date fixed later this year for the challenge was vacated.

Following considerable engagement between the sides, Mr Justice Richard Humphreys was asked on Thursday to make orders on consent.

Those include an order quashing the board’s permission.

The orders also provide for the proceedings over the constitutionality of provisions of the Act to be adjourned generally.

In July last year, the

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