Green Light for O’Flynn Group’s Southwest Gate Project

O’Flynn Group has been given the green light by planners at Dublin City Council to construct 1,123 apartments at its site at Southwest Gate on the Naas Road. The development will include a 148-bedroom hotel and commercial units.

With an estimated construction cost of €625m the first phase of a 2-part masterplan for the site. The first phase equates to over 80% of the masterplan.

The residential element will be a mix of 724 build-to-sell units, 299 build-to-rent, and 114 Part V (social and affordable) units spread across a total of 12 blocks. The apartment blocks will range in height from 4 to 10 storeys and the hotel will be contained within a single block that will be 15-storeys in height.

The apartments will comprise a mix of 1, 2, and 3-bed units. The blocks will include a range of amenities such as a primary health care centre.

In a statement O’Flynn Group chief Michael O’Flynn as saying: “We have worked productively with Dublin City Council over the last 12 months and [are] delighted with this planning grant.”

Southwest Gate will include a total of 12,445sq m of community space to cater to the development’s capacity population of 2,584 people.

Southwest Gate Development Team

Developer: O’Flynn Group

Architect: Reddy Architecture and Urbanism 

Planning Consultant: McCutcheon Halley Walsh Planning Consultants

Consulting Engineer: Donnachadh O’Brien & Associates Consulting Engineers

CGI Consultants: 3D Design Bureau