The subject site, is a triangular shaped site on the southern bank of the Camac River, at the bridge (Golden Bridge) where Emmet Road crosses the river. The subject site is approx. 134 sq.m. and the floor area of the proposed development is 408 sq.m. The adjacent terrace of buildings along the north side of Emmet Road is predominantly 2 storeys facing the street with an additional storey at basement level so that the structures present themselves as 3 storeys facing the facing the rear laneway. The original structure on the subject site no. 203 Emmet Road has long been removed. The site offers potential for an increase in density (Subject to planning permission)
The proposed development is for the construction of a new 4-storey over basement building with a commercial/retail unit at ground floor and part basement; a residential entrance off Emmet Road accessing 3 no. 2 bedroom apartments at first, second and third floor respectively with a balcony at each level overlooking the Camac River and the provision of a walkway for public use along the river. The basement is to comprise supplementary facilities for the apartments, a covered refuse storage yard with access to the rear access lane and storage/toilet facilities for the commercial unit.
The site is situated in an area zoned Objective Z4 ‘To provide for and improve mixed services facilities' under the Dublin City Council Development Plan 2016 to 2022. A wide range of uses are permitted and open for consideration under this zoning. Planning permission (Reg. Ref. 3430/16) was granted for the proposed scheme by Dublin City Council in September 2016. The proposed ground floor commercial/retail unit is to be ...