{meta} Agenda for South East Area Committee on Monday 8th June, 2020, 1.30 pm

Agenda

Venue: Remote Webcasting Items 1 and 2, Remote Zoom meeting Items 3 - 9

Contact: Jennifer Wall 

Items
No. Item

1.

Presentation on Strategic Housing Development SHD0008/20 36,38, 40 Herbert Park & 10 Pembroke Place, Dublin 4 Residential Development / Construction of 105 Apartments and associated site works. (The proposed development also includes 10 no. Aparthotel bedroom suites at 10 Pembroke Place)

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2.

Presentation on Planning Application Reference 2682/20 Kevin Street Former DIT site pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Mixed-use development at the Dublin Institute of Technology / Technological University Dublin (TUD) site, Kevin Street Lower, Dublin 8. The application site includes the Dublin Institute of Technology / Technological University Dublin main buildings and Annex Building located at Kevin Street Lower, Church Lane South and Camden Row; part of the Kevin Street Library site, Kevin Street; warehousing structures fronting 1-8 Church Lane South and Liberty Lane, and no’s 30 to 35 (inclusive) New Bride Street (No. 35 is also known as 19A Kevin Street Lower) at the junction of New Bride Street and Kevin Street Lower. The development consists of the following: • Demolition of the existing TUD Main buildings and the Annex Building located at Kevin Street Lower, Church Lane South, and Camden Row; Warehousing Structures fronting 1-8 Church Lane South and Liberty Lane, and no’s 30-35 (inclusive) New Bride Street (No. 35 also known as 19A Kevin Street Lower), with a total combined gross floor area (GFA) of 27,144 sq.m; • Construction of a new mixed-use development in 5 no. blocks (Blocks A – E) ranging from 1 to 14 no. storeys in height above lower ground and basement levels (3 no. levels). The development includes 53,110 sq.m of commercial office floorspace in Blocks A, B and C and 21,669 sq.m of residential accommodation in Blocks D and E, providing a total of 299 no. Build to Rent residential units (130 no. studios, 130 no. 1-bed units, and 39 no. 2-bed units) and residential support and amenity facilities. The proposal includes 1 no. creche facility (305 sq.m), 1 no. café / restaurant unit (122 sq.m) and a double height exhibition space extension to the rear of Kevin Street Library (245 sq.m). The total GFA, including lower ground / basement levels, of the proposed development is 85,436 sq.m. The detailed description of the development is as follows: • Block A, which fronts onto Kevin Street Lower, comprises c. 34,696 sq.m of office floorspace in a part 5 to part 11 storey building above lower ground / basement levels, 2 no. roof terraces are proposed at 5th and 9th floor level, and a plant area is proposed at roof level; • Block B, which fronts onto Kevin Street Lower, comprises c. 13,767 sq.m of office floorspace in a part 5 to part 10 storey building above lower ground / basement levels. 1 no. roof terrace is proposed at 8th floor level, and a plant area is proposed at roof level; Block A and Block B will be integrated via a link bridge / office accommodation to the rear / above Kevin Street Library from third to ninth floor levels; • Block C, accessed from Church Lane South, comprises c. 4,647 sq.m of office floorspace in a part 1 to part 5 storey building, above lower ground level; • Block D, located to the west of St. Kevin’s Park, comprises 181 no. Build to Rent units including 58 no. studios, 107 no. 1 beds, and 16  ...  view the full agenda text for item 2.

3.

Minutes of South East Area Committee Meeting held on 11th May 2020 pdf icon PDF 268 KB

4.

Environment and Transportation Department Matters pdf icon PDF 94 KB

      i.        Minutes of the Traffic Advisory Group Meeting held on 25th May 2020.

 

     ii.        Report on on social distancing arrangements in Sandymount Village.

 

Additional documents:

5.

Culture, Recreation and Emergency Services Department Matters pdf icon PDF 69 KB

      i.        Report on Sculpture Dublin.

6.

Planning and Property Development Matters pdf icon PDF 135 KB

      i.        Report on proposed disposal: Fee simple interest in 12 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2 to Polyfoto Limited.

Additional documents:

7.

South East Area Matters pdf icon PDF 265 KB

      i.        Report of the Director of Services, South City.

 

     ii.        Naming and numbering proposal for a development at Chatham Street, Dublin 2: Cúirt Chatham/ Chatham Court.

Additional documents:

8.

Motions

Emergency Motion from Councillor Pat Dunne

In light of and in the context of the serious public health pandemic posed by the coronavirus, questions raised about the heightened risk posed by communal living for the transmission of pathogens and disease, that he Minister for Housing will suspend the 2018 Planning Guidelines until such time as the impact of the public health crisis on this form of housing is fully understood.

 

Motion 1 from Councillor Dermot Lacey

That in order to provide a safe walking route while also acknowledging the need to encourage and facilitate safe cycling that the Manager would explore developing a new cycling route to the rear of the Irishtown Nature Park and to prohibit cycling on the existing walking route and to report back to this committee on these matters. In the meantime if the manager would confirm by signage that cycling is currently forbidden on this walkway.

 

Motion 2 from Councillor Dermot Lacey

This committee requests the manager to make contact with the owner of the Martello Tower in Sandymount to see if they might facilitate a visit to same by the committee and representatives of the Sandymount and Merrion Residents’ Association to assist in developing an approach to the future of the building.

 

Motion 3 from Councillor Dermot Lacey

This committee agrees that a working group comprising representatives from the City Architects Office, the Heritage Section and any other section recommended by the Manager as well as two councillors from the Pembroke area and two councillors from the Kimmage -Rathmines areas be established to work with the CDETB on a plan for the future of the magnificent but unused hall in the Rathmines Town Hall which reverts to the council in approximately 10 years.

 

Motion 4 from Councillor Anne Feeney

This committee agrees that a schedule of meetings between Dublin City Council management, Waterways Ireland and Dublin City Councillors be arranged for June 2020, September 2020 and December 2020 to follow-up on actions committed to; to keep lines of communication open re maintenance issues of the City’s canals and Grand Canal dock and to discuss developments.  These meetings can be held using Microsoft Teams/Zoom if not in person given government guidelines re Covid 19.

 

Motion 5 from Councillor Anne Feeney

This committee asks the Director of Services to provide a status report on progress made or actions imminent in relation to questions raised by councillors in the South East Area since January 2019. 

 

Motion 6 from Councillor Anne Feeney

This committee requests Waste Management to pilot in the Terenure, Harold’s Cross and Kimmage area an adaption of the public bins, whereby the aperture would be reduced to address the ongoing problem of plastic bags of domestic waste being packed in illegally, thereby reducing the capacity of the bins for passing pedestrians to dispose of small items of rubbish and also causing overflows of rubbish onto our streets and in our parks.

 

Motion 7 from Councillor Claire Byrne

That this area committee calls on the Area  ...  view the full agenda text for item 8.

9.

Questions to the Chief Executive 8th June 2020 pdf icon PDF 262 KB