Cooney’s Lane, Graigue (townland), Grange, Co. Cork
Westbrook Housing Company Ltd., is applying for a 5-year planning permission for a strategic housing development which will include a mix of residential units, a creche and amenities at Cooney’s Lane, Graigue (Townland), Grange, Co. Cork.
This site, which is 9.9 hectares in area, is located in the townland of Graigue in the Cork City South Environs, approximately 1.8km to the south west of the Douglas Neighbourhood Centre. The newly adopted Ballincollig Carrigaline MD LAP includes the specific residential zoning objective: SE-R-07. This objective requires a Medium ‘A’ Density residential development. In line with the objectives of the Ballincollig Carrigaline Municipal District Local Area Plan for 2017, the proposed development, which qualifies as a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) under the provision of the new Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016, comprises:
- The demolition of an existing dwelling, 1 no. farm building and derelict coach house and the partial demolition of 1 no. farm building;
- The construction of 251 no. residential units to include 176 no. dwelling houses (comprising a mix of 2, 3, 4 & 5 bed, detached, semi-detached & terraced/town houses); 75 no. apartments/duplexes (comprising a mix of 1, 2 & 3 bed duplexes/apartments in 10 no. 2-3 storey blocks); and 1 no. creche;
- The provision of landscaping and amenity areas to include a kick about area, a basketball court, playgrounds, an amenity walkway along the southern and eastern boundaries of the proposed development, pocket parks, localised seating areas, garden parks and footpaths and cycle lanes;
- All associated ancillary development to include the re-alignment of Cooney’s Lane to the west, traffic calming measures on Cooney’s Lane and the Bellevue Road, lighting, drainage, boundary treatments, bicycle & car parking, bin storage and the proposed minor diversion of the 38kv overhead line currently traversing the site.