Southgate SHD - view 1
Southgate SHD - view 2

Southgate SHD

Rockmill Ltd, intends to apply to An Bord Pleanála (the Board) for permission for a strategic housing development (SHD) on a site to the northeast of the Dublin Road, to the north of the existing Southgate Centre, and to the southwest of the existing Grange Rath residential development in Drogheda, Co. Meath.

The proposed development consists of a residential development comprising 201 no. residential units (all apartments) on a site of 1.74 hectares.

The 201 no. residential units proposed are located within 5 no. proposed apartment buildings of 5 no. storeys in height over basement. The proposed apartment units comprise 53 no. 1 bedroom apartments, 132 no. 2 bedroom apartments, and 16 no. 3 bedroom apartments.

The 5 no. apartment buildings comprise the following:

  • Block 1 is five storeys in height, and will accommodate 53 no. apartment units, comprising 18 no. 1 bedroom units, 31 no. 2 bedroom units, and 4 no. 3 bedroom units.
  • Block 2 is five storeys in height and will accommodate 37 no. apartment units, comprising 8 no. 1 bedroom units, 26 no. 2 bedroom units, and 3 no. 3 bedroom units.
  • Block 3 is five storeys in height and will accommodate 37 no. apartment units, comprising 9 no. 1 bedroom units, 25 no. 2 bedroom units, and 3 no. 3 bedroom units.
  • Block 4 is five storeys in height and will accommodate 37 no. apartment units, comprising 9 no. 1 bedroom units, 25 no. 2 bedroom units, and 3 no. 3 bedroom units.
  • Block 5 is five storeys in height and will accommodate 37 no. apartment units, comprising 9 no. 1 bedroom units, 25 no. 2 bedroom units, and 3 no. 3 bedroom units.

A single basement level is proposed beneath Blocks 1 and 2, to accommodate car parking, bicycle parking areas, bin stores, and circulation areas.

The development includes associated site and infrastructural works including all associated road infrastructure, bicycle and pedestrian facilities (including bicycle and pedestrian route through the site resulting in alterations to the existing Southgate Centre car park), foul and surface / storm water drainage, surface water management features, 181 no. car parking spaces, public and communal open space, bin and bike stores, lighting, landscaping and boundary treatments, 1 no. ESB substation, services, access arrangements, and all ancillary works.