Ardale lodges planning for Retail Site at Clarehall

Irish development and investment group Ardale Property have lodged a planning application to develop a prominent site adjacent to Clarehall Shopping Centre, for what will form phase 1 of an overall scheme with a total Gross Value of in excess of €25m.

The site, which was formerly known as the Crossan Motor site, is beside the Tesco Extra store on the Malahide Road.

The proposed development comprises a convenience retail store of over 2,000 square metres. The proposed store is located at first floor level with undercroft parking at ground floor level 75 car parking spaces will be provided overall.

The application lodged by Ardale also seeks permission for a public entrance plaza at the Malahide Road pedestrian entrance and the provision of 11 bicycle spaces.

Alan Hegarty, Ardale Property Group, said; “We have held extensive discussions with the Planners regarding their planning and design requirements, and are excited with progressing this exciting project through the planning cycle. We look forward to commencing construction once the planning is granted, and facilitating further positive  development in this area, along with the additional employment provisions through construction and when the store commences trading’.

The Ardale Property Group is an Irish-based retail and residential led development and investment platform.  The Ardale management team has been at the forefront of retail and residential development in Ireland for over twenty years.  They have directly overseen and managed one of the largest retail and residential property portfolios in Ireland.

Previous ownership interests of the Group include Ireland’s largest homebuilder, Castlethorn Construction, through to Ireland’s most valuable investment asset, Dundrum Town Centre, as well as a host of other office, retail, residential and development land assets including high profile retail assets such as Whitewater Shopping Centre and The Park, Carrickmines.  Ardale are currently developing a number of pre-let retail developments, and a number of residential sites in the greater Dublin area.