Jacko Investments Limited, intend to apply to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development at the Site of The Former Lord Mayor’s Public House, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin. The development will consist of:
(i) Demolition of the existing 1-3 storey public house, restaurant, off-licence and associated storage buildings (totalling 1,197sq.m) and removal of associated surface car park;
(ii) construction of a residential development providing a total of 172 no. residential apartments (comprising 67 no. one-bed units, 101 no. two-bed units and 4 no. two-bed units) in 4 no. four-seven storey blocks over basement. Each apartment has associated private open space in the form of a ground floor terrace or a balcony and has access to 3 no. communal amenity spaces (totalling 296sqm), including a communal gym (77sqm), and a ground floor level landscaped courtyard. The development is served by an underground carpark (accessed from Church Road) providing a total of 132 no. parking spaces (including 6 no. mobility impaired user parking spaces and 5 no. car club parking spaces), and 408 no. bicycle spaces (336 no. resident spaces at basement level and 72 no. visitor spaces at ground floor level in the central courtyard);
(iii) 2 no. commercial units (comprising 394sqm and 296sqm and accommodating Class 1, 2 and 8 uses as per the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001-2019, as amended); a 235sqm creche and 87sqm café at ground floor level;
(iv) removal of existing culverts, installation of new culverts to facilitate pedestrian and vehicular access and diversion of the Glebe Stream on site; and
(v) associated site and infrastructural works are also proposed which include: foul and surface water drainage; attenuation tanks; lighting; landscaping; boundary fences; plant areas; ESB substations; internal hard landscaping, including footpaths and street furniture; and all associated site development works.