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We, Kinwest Limited, intend to apply to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development on lands at Auburn House (Protected Structure), Little Auburn and Streamstown off the R107 Malahide Road/Dublin Road and Carey’s Lane (accessed via Streamstown Lane), Malahide, Co. Dublin. The lands are generally bound by the R107 road to the east, ‘Beech Lodge’ to the south, Clairville Lodge to the south (off Carey’s Lane), by dwellings known as ‘The Coop’, ‘Halstead’ and ‘Rockport House’ to the south west (off Carey’s Lane) and Abington to the west, north and north east.

The proposed development will consist of the preservation and protection of the existing Protected Structure of Auburn House as 1 no. residential dwelling; the conversion of the existing stables of Auburn House to accommodate 4 no. dwellings and the construction of 406 no. residential dwellings, apartments and duplexes providing for an overall total of 411 no. residential units (102 no. dwellings, 266 no. apartments & 43 no. duplexes) along with 1 no. childcare facility. The proposed development will comprise of:

  1. The preservation of the existing three storey 11-bedroom residential dwelling of Auburn House (Protected Structure). The main house is to remain in single residential use (i.e. 1 no. 11 bedroom, three storey over basement detached dwelling).

  2. The conversion of the existing stables to the rear of Auburn House into 4 no. two storey terraced residential dwellings (1 no. 3 bed unit, 2 no. 2 bed units and 1 no. 1 bed unit). Internal and external alterations to the stables of the Protected Structure including minor demolition works are proposed to accommodate same.

  3. The preservation and protection of the existing woodland of Auburn House.

  4. The preservation of existing follys and walls associated with the ‘walled garden’ with amendments to the garden proposed to accommodate the proposed development.

  5. The demolition of the modern bungalow dwelling known as ‘Little Auburn’ and associated outbuildings.

  6. The demolition of detached stable/shed building off Streamstown Lane.

  7. The construction of 97 no. residential dwellings (45 no. three bed units, 39 no. four bed units and 13 no. 5 bed units) in detached, semi-detached and terraced dwellings ranging from 2, 2.5 and 3 storey in height.

  8. The construction of 309 no. apartments/duplex apartments (136 no. 1-bedroom units, 161 no. 2-bedroom units, 12 no. 3-bedroom units) all provided with balconies/terraces as follows:

  9. Apartment Block 1 consisting of a total of 51 no. units in a 5-storey block (27 no. 1 bedroom units; 22 no. 2 bedroom units; 2 no. 3 bedroom units).

  10. Apartment Block 2 consisting of a total of 57 no. units in a 6-storey block (29 no. 1 bedroom units; 27 no. 2 bedroom units; 1 no. 3 bedroom units).

  11. Apartment Block 3 consisting of a total of 51 no. units in a 5-storey block (27 no. 1 bedroom units; 22 no. 2 bedroom units; 2 no. 3 bedroom units).

  12. Apartment Block 4 consisting of a total of 27 no. units in a 5-storey block (9 no. 1 bedroom units; 17 no. 2 bedroom units; 1 no. 3 bedroom units) along with childcare facility, ancillary resident amenity facilities, plant, waste storage, ESB substation, car parking and bicycle parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  13. Apartment Block 5 consisting of a total of 28 no. units in a 5-storey block (6 no. 1 bedroom units; 22 no. 2 bedroom units) along with plant, waste storage, car parking and bicycle parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  14. Apartment Block 6 consisting of a total of 21 no. units in a 4-storey block (5 no. 1 bedroom units; 14 no. 2 bedroom units; 2 no. 3 bedroom units) along with plant, bin store, bicycle parking and maintenance/cleaner’s stores at ground floor level.

  15. Apartment Block 7 consisting of a total of 6 no. units in a 4-storey block (6 no. 2 bedroom units) with bin store, bicycle and car parking at ground/undercroft level.

  16. Apartment Block 8 consisting of a total of 25 no. units in a 5-storey block (6 no. 1 bedroom units; 17 no. 2 bedroom units; 2 no. 3 bedroom units) along with bin store, plant, cleaning store and bicycle parking at ground floor level.

  17. Duplex Apartment Block 1 consisting of a total of 6 no. units in a 3-storey block (1 no. 1 bedroom units; 3 no. 2 bedroom units; 2 no. 3 bedroom units) along with bin store at ground floor level.

  18. Duplex Apartment Block 2A consisting of a total of 8 no. units in a 2-storey block (6 no. 1 bedroom units; 2 no. 2 bedroom units) along with bin store and car and bicycle parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  19. Duplex Apartment Block 2B consisting of a total of 11 no. units in a 3-storey block (8 no. 1 bedroom units; 3 no. 2 bedroom units) along with bin store and bicycle and car parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  20. Duplex Apartment Block 2C consisting of a total of 9 no. units in a 2-storey block (7 no. 1 bedroom units; 2 no. 2 bedroom units) along with bin store and bicycle and car parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  21. Duplex Apartment Block 2D consisting of a total of 9 no. units in a 2-storey block (5 no. 1 bedroom units; 4 no. 2 bedroom units) along with bin store and bicycle parking at ground floor/undercroft level.

  22. Single level basement below Apartment Blocks 1, 2 & 3 comprising car parking (164 no. spaces), bicycle parking (278 no. spaces), refuse storage, plant rooms, comms room, maintenance room, attenuation tank and services.

  23. The provision of 1 no. childcare facility (located within the ground floor of apartment Block 4);

  24. The provision of a 2-storey detached community building within the Walled Garden, for use as part of the overall ancillary residential facilities.

  25. 540 no. residential car parking spaces across surface, undercroft/podium and basement level, and 7 no. car parking spaces serving the childcare facility, providing an overall total of 547 no. car parking spaces and a total of 716 no. bicycle parking spaces across surface, undercroft/podium and basement level.

  26. The construction of 1 no. new vehicular entrance off Malahide Road (providing for a new signalised junction with Back Road and Malahide Road) and adaption of the existing vehicular entrance off Carey’s Lane.

  27. Utilisation of existing vehicular entrance access and road for pedestrian and cycle route only with vehicular access retained solely for existing residential use.

  28. Landscaping including provision of public, communal and private open spaces, playground and boundary treatments.

  29. 4 no. ESB substations, 1 no. new foul pumping station, public lighting; proposed foul sewer works along Back Road and Kinsealy Lane and all associated engineering and site works necessary to facilitate the development.

An Environmental Impact Assessment Report and Natura Impact Statement have been prepared as part of the planning application.