Shackleton Road and Oldtown Road, Oldtown, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
O’Flynn Construction Co. Unlimited Company (OFC), is applying for planning permission for a strategic housing development which will include 251 residential units, a creche and ancillary works on land at Shackleton Road and Oldtown Road, Oldtown, Celbridge, Co. Kildare.
OFC is part of the wider O’Flynn Group, who were established in 1978. The company has a sound reputation for developing and operating successful schemes throughout Ireland, the UK and Europe.
The site, which is c. 9.38 hectares in area, is located on the western edge of Celbridge, approximately 1.2 km from the town centre. It is located within Celbridge Key Development Area 3 – Oldtown, of the Celbridge Local Area Plan 2017-2023 and is zoned for residential development. In line with this zoning objective, the proposed development, which qualifies as a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) under the provisions of the new Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016, comprises:
- The construction of 251 no. residential units to include 167 no. dwelling houses (comprising a mix of 2, 3 & 4 bed detached, semi-detached and end & mid terraced houses); and 84 no. apartments (comprising a mix of 1, 2 & 3 bed apartments/duplexes) which range in height from two to three storeys;
- 1 no. crèche;
- The erection of two new ESB pylons to intercept existing overhead wires and the diversion and undergrounding of two existing 38 kV overhead cables;
- The upgrading of existing junction at the corner of Shackleton Road and Oldtown Road to accommodate a new filter lane and crossing point; and provision of new vehicular entrance onto Shackleton Road and two new vehicular entrances onto Oldtown Road.
- All associated ancillary site development works including drainage, footpaths, cycle lanes and pedestrian access, landscaping and amenity areas, bicycle and car parking, public lighting and all other ancillary development.