4 Ready-to-Go Dublin Sites

02 February 2017

Knight Frank are delighted to introduce to the market four superb ‘ready-to-go’ development sites located at Mill Street in Dublin 8, Parnell Road in Dublin 12, Church Road in Swords and Haydens Lane in Lucan. We now outline details of the sites as follows: 


Mill Street, Dublin 8 


The subject site extends to approx. 0.57 acres. (0.23 hectares) and comprises a centrally located development site at the corner of Mill Street and Sweeney’s Terrace in Dublin 8. The site has been cleared of all buildings and is currently in use as a construction yard for the adjoining New Mill student accommodation development which is currently under construction. 

The site enjoys approx. 48 metres of frontage onto Mill Street and approx. 54 metres of frontage onto Sweeney’s Terrace. The site is situated approx. 1 km west of St. Stephen’s Green and approx. 1 km east of the Fatima Stop on the Red Luas line. 

The site is zoned Objective Z10 under the current Dublin City Development Plan 2016 – 2022 and benefits from planning permission for a 138 bed nursing home of approx. 73689 sq.ft. over 4 to 7 storeys. Furthermore, the site benefits from an additional 22 car parking spaces to be provided on the adjoining site. 

Apart from the nursing home use, the site would be ideally suited to a wide variety of alternative uses such as Student Accommodation, Office, Hotel, Aparthotel or Residential (S.P.P.). 

The site is offered to the market at a guide price of €2.75 million exclusive. 


Parnell Road, Dublin 12 


The site is situated on the southern side of Parnell Road between Clogher Road and Aughavanna Road in Dublin 12, approx. 3.6 km southwest of Dublin City centre. The site extends to approx. 1.26 acres and comprises Menni House which is a part 3 storey / part singly storey building of approx. 18,000 sq.ft. 

The site is situated within close proximity of the Charlemont Stop on the Green Lúas Line and the Fatima Stop on the Red Lúas Line. Furthermore, St. Stephen’s Green is within approx. 2.1 km while Heuston Station is within 2.3 km. 

The site is zoned Objective Z1 – Residential and benefits from an excellent planning permission for a nursing home that provides for 147 bed spaces in a building of approx. 83,581 sq.ft. However, 

Condition 3 of the grant removes 4 single bedrooms at 2nd and 3rd floors respectively. Compliance drawings have not been completed. 

The site would also be ideally suited to a wide variety of alternative uses such as student accommodation, aparthotel or residential (S.P.P.). 

The site is offered to the market at a guide price of €2.5 million exclusive. 


Church Road, Swords 


The subject property represents a superb development site located at the junction of Church Road and Bridge Street in Swords, Co. Dublin. The site extends to approx. 1.34 acres and comprises of 4 detached dwellings in need of repair. 

The site also enjoys extensive road frontage of approx. 155 metres and is bounded by Bridge Street to the north, Church Street to the west, residential properties to the south and the Ward River to the east. The site is situated less than 120 metres from the Main Street in Swords and approx. 2.2 km from the M1 Motorway. 

Under the Fingal Development Plan 2011 – 2017, the site is zoned Objective MC – ‘to protect, provide for and/or improve major town centre facilities’. 

The site benefits from a recent grant of permission for the construction of a 161 bed nursing home. The proposed scheme ranges in height from 3 to 5 storeys over basement with total internal floor area of approx. 89,544 sq.ft. (inclusive of a Retail/GP facility of 2,723 sq.ft at basement level). 

A previous grant of permission (F13A/0179) on site provided for the construction of an approx. 94,539 sq.ft. development comprising a Primary Care Centre, pharmacy and 60 bed nursing home, however this grant expired on 5th April 2016. 

The site is offered to the market at a guide price of €2.75 million exclusive. 


Haydens Lane, Lucan 


The property is located on the eastern side of Haydens Lane in Lucan, Co. Dublin. The property is less than 2km from Adamstown Train Station and less than 2km from Exit 4 on the N4 providing easy access to Dublin City and all the main arterial routes. 

The property comprises a manufacturing /warehouse facility of approx. 28,965 sq.ft which is situated on a self‐contained site of approx. 2.20 acres. The site benefits from two separate access points onto Haydens Lane and approx. 110 metres of frontage to the same road. The property adjoins the extensive Griffeen Valley Park to the southeast, the Old Forge residential development adjoins the property to the north while Haydens Lane makes up the western boundary. 

On 21st December 2015 An Bord Pleanála granted permission for the demolition of all structures on site and for the construction of a 147 bed nursing home with surface car parking for 39 cars. The proposed building extends to approx. 70,751 sq.ft. and ranges in height from one to part two and part three storey. The scheme also provides for extensively landscaped grounds resulting in a very aesthetically pleasing development. 

Under the South Dublin County Council Development Plan 2010‐2016 the entire site is zoned Objective A, that is ‘to protect and/or improve Residential Amenity’. Uses Permitted in Principle include Residential, Nursing Homes and Retirement Homes. 

The site is offered to the market at a guide price of €1.8 million exclusive. 


Further details on all sites can be obtained from Knight Frank on 01 - 634 2466 or on the


Dataroom for the sale located at www.ready-to-go-development-sites.com