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3.4 acres

We now request all parties with an interest in purchasing this property to put forward a Best Bid prior to 2pm on Thursday 6th June 2024 (the Bid Time).

The Bids Process guidelines and access to the legal folder in the dataroom for the sale ( can be requested by contacting Robert Wilson (+353 86 419 4890 /

Excellent “ready to go” development opportunity at the former Lord Mayor’s Pub, Main Street, Swords with planning permission in place for 134 no. apartments.

Planning permission was granted in 2023 for the demolition of the current buildings to provide for an attractively designed 134 unit apartment scheme (59 no. 1 bed apartments, 67 no. 2 bed apartments and 8 no. 3 bed apartments) over 4 no. blocks, with communal storage areas, creche, communal gym and 5 commercial units. The apartment blocks are thoughtfully designed around a south facing central courtyard, providing a connection to Ward Valley Park providing significant open space amenity for the future residents. Ward River Valley Regional Park is a linear park on the banks of the Ward River south of Swords town and covers an area of approx. 220 acres between Swords town centre and Knocksedan Bridge. This fabulous amenity provides viewing points, picnic sites and sports pitches, Swords Town Park which includes a playground and tennis courts and Swords Castle forms part of this park, and all is provided on the door step of the subject site.

The former pub site is situated in a prominent location in Swords Town Centre at the junction of Ward River Valley Park and the Main Street. The lands extend to approximately 3.4 acres (1.4 hectares) and encompasses the vacant Lord Mayor’s Public House, associated car park and a large area of undeveloped land.

Under the Fingal Development Plan 2023 – 2029 the majority of the site is zoned Major Town Centre, with a small parcel to the north-western edge zoned HA, High Amenity.

Swords is the largest suburban town in Dublin, located approx. 12km north of Dublin city. The property is highly connected to both the M1 motorway providing vehicular access to the City Centre and Dublin Airport, which is only 3km south of the subject property. The planned Metro North station will be within walking distance to the lands providing enchased future connectively to the city centre. The nearest bus stop to the site is 200m away on Main Street, served by no. 500 and the 41 bus.

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The Lord Mayors, Swords, Co. Dublin

Approx. 3.4 acres

  • Ready-to-go development opportunity
  • Planning permission for 134 no. apartments
  • Situated in a prominent location in Swords Town Centre
  • Zoned Major Town Centre
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