SDCC to build 29 social housing units in Tallaght and Knocklyon
Councillors in South Dublin County Council gave the go-ahead at Monday's monthly Council meeting for the building of 29 social housing units on lands in Tallaght and Knocklyon, with a total of 15 houses and 14 apartments due to be constructed.
The development of 13 units in Tallaght will be located on undeveloped lands at Killinarden Heights, adjacent to Knockmore Avenue (adjoining St. Catherine’s House), Tallaght, Dublin 24. The development will consist of 8 houses and 5 apartments whilst the development of 16 units at Knocklyon will be located on a site on Old Knocklyon Road, Dublin 16. The development will consist of 7 houses and 9 apartments in two / three storey units. All units are designed to hold a Building Energy Rating (BER) energy performance of A2.
The approval of the social housing units at Killinarden Heights (St. Catherine’s) and Knocklyon (Homeville) are in line with Part 8 of the Local Government Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as Amended), where Local Authorities propose the construction of houses, and follows the completion of 17 social housing units in Mayfield, Clondalkin, and 69 units in Sheehy Skeffington Meadows, Tallaght.
The Council expects to deliver 11 new social housing units in St. Mark’s Clondalkin, 24 units in Killininny, Oldbawn, 28 housing units in MacUilliam, Fortunestown and another 16 units in Sheehy Skeffington Meadows, Tallaght by the end of September, 2018. Another 185 social housing units are expected to be handed over to the Council by July, 2019.