Planning Application – St. Paul’s School Raheny

Planning Application 3899/15 St. Paul’s School lodged Dublin City Council 28 October; observations up to 1st December

107 Houses & 274 apartments opening onto Sybil Hill Rd.,Raheny

Site history; Dublin Corporation bought these lands (which later became St. Anne’s Park) through CPO in 1938. In the 1950s the Corporation sold these playing fields, without conditions, to the Vincentian Fathers who run St. Paul’s School. See full history here Q062 St. Paul’s College lands Heney 021115

Full details of planning application are as follows
Full Development Description
The development will consist of: 1) the demolition of 3 no. existing school (and school related) structures – modular prefab classrooms (694 sq.m.); a disused classroom block (327 sq.m.) and a changing room block (153 sq.m.);, 2) the construction of an access road with footpaths and on-road cycle tracks from Sybil Hill Road between Sybil Hill House (protected structure) and St Paul’s College incorporating new accesses to Sybil Hill House and St Paul’s College and the provision of new wall and railing boundary treatment along the new road and new pedestrian/vehicular gates to the new and existing accesses to Sybil Hill House and St Paul’s College; 3) the widening and realignment of an existing vehicular access onto Sybil Hill Road to facilitate the proposed access road; 4) the construction of 2 no. all-weather playing pitches – 1 no. 134m x 85m multi-use pitch with 6 no. 18m high columns each with 4 no. lamps and 1 no. 32m x 54m soccer pitch with 8 no. 12 high floodlights each with 2 no. fittings – and associated 3 metre high perimeter fencing and netting; 5) the construction of a part one, part two storey multipurpose sports hall (1,467 sq. m.); 6) the construction of a hard landscaped courtyard for St Paul’s College between the college and the proposed sports hall; 7) the provision of 20 no. car parking spaces and 3 no. coach parking spaces along the sides of the existing internal access road to the south of St Paul’s College; 8) the construction of a residential development comprising 381 no. units – 107 no. houses (29 no. three bedroom (2 no. 2 storey detached; 8 no. 3 storey semi-detached; 19 no. 3 storey terraced) and 78 no. four bedroom houses (30 no. 3 storey detached; 20 no. 3 storey semi-detached; 18 no. 3 storey end-of-terrace; 10 no. 3 storey terraced) and 274 no. apartments (51 no. one bedroom; 174 no. two bedroom; and 49 no. three bedroom) in 6 no. five storey blocks comprising ground floor with three storeys over plus penthouse with a basement providing 284 no. car parking spaces including 10 no. visitor spaces and electric car parking/charging spaces, 292 no. cycle parking spaces, refuse storage areas and plant areas and balconies and terraces on each elevation at first to fourth floor levels) – two public open spaces (total 4,534 sq. m.) and 5 no. ESB substation/switchroom buildings; and 9) all other site development works above and below the ground including internal access roads and footpaths, bicycle parking, bin storage, incidental open space and landscaping and surface water attenuation facilities required to facilitate the proposed development. An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be submitted to the Planning Authority with the application, and the EIS will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy during office hours at the offices of the Planning Authority