Dundrum apartment plans need more consideration – appeals board – The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála has told Hammerson, the owner of Dundrum Town Centre, that its plans to build 889 apartments in Dundrum require further consideration or amendment.

The instruction follows a subsidiary of Hammerson, Dundrum Retail GP DAC, completing pre-planning consultation with An Bord Pleanála on the plan to construct the large-scale apartment scheme at the “old Dundrum Shopping Centre and other properties” site on Dundrum’s Main Street.

The pre-planning consultation involved planners from An Bord Pleanála examining the Hammerson scheme in consultation with planners from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

At the end of this stage of the process, the board either advises prospective applicants if their scheme forms a reasonable basis for a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) application or requires further amendment or consideration.

It is now open to the Hammerson company to tweak its plans following the advice from An Bord Pleanála and lodge the fast-track planning application under the

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