The lands comprises a rectangular shaped site with 29m frontage to Clonsilla Road (R121) and extend to 0.77 hectares (1.9 acres). The property includes two derelict cottages facing on to the Clonsilla Road. The site is mostly level and is bounded by Clonsilla Road to the north, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the west, a narrow strip of undeveloped residentially zoned land situated to the south, and an undeveloped site extending to a 1.42 HA (3.51 acres) of further Town Centre zoned land to the east which we understand is in the ownership of Aldi. A portion of the site in sale was previously used for parking vehicles and is set out as a compound with a concrete yard area, two steel gates and an aluminium fence run. The remainder of the site is in grass and is bounded by a row of poplar trees to the east.
On the adjoining site, Aldi Stores (Ireland) Limited were refused planning permission by An Bord Pleanala in 2015 for the construction of a mixed use residential and retail scheme comprising a 2 storey commercial block fronting Weaver's Row, incorporating food store measuring 1,740sq m. (Fingal Ref: FW14A/0144). On the adjoining site, to the west, the Church of Latter Day Saints was granted planning permission in 2000 for a new church, with associated car parking and fencing. (Fingal Ref F99A/1396).
The property is situated in an area zoned Objective TC - Town and District Centre. Objective: Protect and enhance the special physical and social character of town and district centres and provide and/or improve urban facilities. Vision: Maintain and build on the accessibility, vitality and viability of the existing Urban Centres in the County. Develop and consolidate these Centres with an appropriate mix of commercial, recreational, cultural, leisure and residential uses, and to enhance and develop the urban fabric of these Centres in accordance with the principles of urban design, conservation and sustainable development. Retail provision will be in accordance with the County Retail Strategy, enhance and develop the existing urban fabric, emphasise urban conservation, and ensure pr ...