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SDCC initiate €1 billion investment plan for 4,500 new homes

South Dublin County Council today considered proposals that could deliver up to 4,500 new homes to the area. The total investment envisaged under the ambitious housing plan is in excess of €1 billion.

The lands discussed at Monday’s Council meeting included:

  • 2,600 new homes at the recently approved Clonburris SDZ scheme,
  • 1,000 new homes at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin,
  • 500 new homes in Killinarden, Tallaght,
  • 250 new homes in Rathcoole, and a further;
  • 150 new homes at Belgard Square North, Tallaght.

The schemes will be delivered in the coming years through a combination of traditional design and build and joint venture solutions.

41 New Social Homes Approved in Clondalkin

South Dublin County Council approved the construction of 41 new social homes at St Mark’s Avenue, Clondalkin at Monday’s Council meeting.
The development will include nine bungalows that will be designated specifically for older person’s housing.

The proposed social housing development will be built at undeveloped lands off St. Mark’s Avenue, St. Mark’s Grove, and Rowlagh Crescent, situated in St. Mark’s Estate, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

This followed an extensive public consultation period that saw the plans revised following feedback from the public and elected members with the Council praised at the meeting for the process.

The development is also expected to provide the opportunity to deliver further enhancement to the areas around issues such as security and turning the nearby open space into a more usable area for children and further residents of the area.

Sod Turning at Corkagh Grange, Clondalkin to build 109 new homes

On Tuesday 30 April 2019, Cllr Charlie O’Connor, on behalf of the Mayor of South Dublin County Council, officially turned the sod for a 109 unit residential development on the townlands of Kilcarbery and Corkagh Demesne, Old Nangor Road in Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

The development, known as Corkagh Grange, will comprise of eight four bedroom houses, 71 three bed houses, 15 two bed apartments and 15 one bed apartments.

South Dublin County Council Council Exceeds Housing Targets for 2018

Council reaches 115% of overall social housing delivery target for 2018

  • 593 homes added to the social housing stock – 110% of target
  • New stock includes 475 builds  - 125% of target
  • 1194 additional households supported though HAP and RAS

Figures released by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government show more than 1,787 additional households were supported by South Dublin County Council though social housing solutions in 2018, representing 115% of the Council’s Rebuilding Ireland target set for the year.

Under the Rebuilding Ireland Programme, annual targets are set for each local authority area. Local authorities are responsible for monitoring and delivering on these targets, including through collaboration with Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs).

More homes completed for South Dublin County Council

More beautiful new social homes have been completed on the Killininney Road and are ready to be handed over to families!

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Updated photos from the Lett's Field Social housing Development

Updated photos from the construction work currently on site at Letts Field, Clondalkin. These 37 homes have been funded through the Rebuilding Ireland Social Housing Investment Programme and consist of 36 three-bed homes and 1 four-bed. Looking forward to handing the keys to these new homes over to families!

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Letts Field Development (3)

Council receives approval for 81 Older Persons' Homes to be Developed

South Dublin County Council have received approval for the proposed construction of 81 social homes for older persons on land situated between Seán Walsh Park, Tallaght Stadium and Whitestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

The development will consist of 63 one bed apartments and 18 two bedroom apartments and will be designated as Older Persons’ accommodation – meaning tenancies will only be allocated to persons aged 55 and over and with priority given to persons aged 65 and over. 

The site is ideally suited for older persons given its proximity to community, shopping, medical and social facilities including excellent transport links.


SDCC Launches New Website For Rent Statements

South Dublin County Council has launched a new website that allows Council tenants to view their rent statements.

The new portal, which can be found at https://rents.southdublin.ie, provides tenants with the ability to track and monitor their rent statements through a personalised account.

For additional info on paying your rent with the Council, please click here.

Over 1000 Social Homes Approved at Council

Kilcarbery Artist Impression

At October’s Council meeting, SDCC elected members voted in favour of the joint venture development of 975 homes on 72 acres of council lands at Kilcarbery in Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

The mixed tenure development will include 294 social housing units (30% of the development) and is the first of its kind envisaged as part of the major urban sites initiative under “Rebuilding Ireland”.

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In addition to the Kilcarbery news, close to 100 extra homes are to be built for social housing across the county following Monday’s Council meeting. These include developments in Tallaght, Templeogue and Clondalkin.

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Mayor turns sod on 63 Rapid Build Social Housing Units in St. Cuthbert's Park, Clondalkin.

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The Mayor of South Dublin County Council, Councillor Mark Ward, turned the sod on the 63 social housing units on undeveloped lands located at St Cuthbert’s Park, Lealand Road, Deansrath, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. The development will consist of 45 three bedroom / four-person units and 18 three bedroom / five-person houses. All units are designed to hold a minimum Building Energy Rating (BER) energy performance of A3.

The cost of constructing these 63 housing units is €12.2m and is being funded by the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government as part of the Rebuilding Ireland Construction Programme.

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