Prime Living Sandyford Ltd, intend to apply to An Bord Pleanála for permission for a strategic housing development at Avid Technology International, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18, D18 E024 (a corner site with Blackthorn Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18).

The development will consist of: (i) construction of a student accommodation development with an overall gross floor area of 25,459sqm in 1 no. seven to nine no. storey block. The development will include: 17 no. two-bed units; 1 no. three-bed units; 8 no. four-bed units; 42 no. five-bed units; 21 no. six-bed units; 35 no. seven-bed units; and 7 no. eight-bed units, providing a total of 817 no. bedspaces. Ancillary student support facilities are also proposed, including: an entrance/reception (101sqm); management office (55sqm); and gym (297sqm) located at ground floor level, and 21 no. communal spaces (internal), including movie room, study and hang-out spaces (comprising a total of 842sqm) across all levels of the building; (ii) The provision of 2 no. commercial units fronting Blackthorn Road – a café/lounge (119sqm) and a laundrette (85sqm) at ground floor level fronting Blackthorn Road; (iii) The provision of 57 no. car-parking spaces (3 no. of which are disabled car-parking spaces), 586 no. bicycle parking spaces (560 no. provided within the ground floor parking area and 26 no. provided along the Carmanhall Road and Blackthorn Road frontages), 5 no. motorcycle parking spaces; bin stores, plant rooms, switch room and ESB sub-station at ground floor level; alterations to the existing vehicular entrance from Carmanhall Road; creation of a new vehicular entrance from the Blackthorn Road which will serve as an entrance for bin collection and emergency services only; and creation of a new cycle path along the Carmanhall Road and Blackthorn Road frontages; (vi) All ancillary works, including landscaped areas, comprising an internal courtyard and public open space along the Carmanhall Road and Blackthorn Road frontages; boundary treatments, all ancillary drainage works, including SuDS drainage, lighting; public footpath works; and all other associated site services, site infrastructure and site development works.