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Residential Development Land C. 1.85 Acres, Blessington Town Centre, Blessington, Co. Wicklow


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7,487 sq.m.

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Town Planning and Densities Under the Blessington Local Area Plan 2013-2019, the site is zoned objective TC Town Centre which allows for residential development. The site is situated within the jurisdiction of Wicklow County Council and covered by the Wicklow County Development Plan 2016 - 2022.- Previous full planning permission for 83 residential units. Zoned Town Centre under the Blessington Local Area Plan 2013-2019.
- Established location beside the Main Street, adjoining the new shopping centre, beside existing development, schools and all amenities.
- Enjoys close proximity to the picturesque Blessington Lakes, Russborough House and Tulfarris Golf Club.
- Busy and well connected regional town with access to Dublin city centre and the M50 Motorway via the N81 national route.

The site is adjacent to established residential communities, extensive retail, educational and recreational facilities and is in a prime location in Blessington Town. It provides an excellent development opportunity to integrate a new home scheme into this popular residential location.

The site could support a wide range of dwelling mix and types, subject to the relevant planning permission being obtained. The lands comprise a regular shaped development site with extensive road frontage. The site is located in a mixed-use area comprising of existing residential, educational, commercial and retail use.

The proposed site is accessed through Newtown Square via 2 no. main access points which merge into one from the N81, Main Street through Blessington Town. In addition, the access from Newtown Square is also connected by the inner relief road which also connects to the R410 and Dublin Road. Planning permission was granted by Wicklow County Council for the erection of 83 Apartments and commercial space on the site in 2006 (Now Lapsed) the parent planning permission reference is 05/4442. This permission was revised and amended in August 2009 by An Board Pleanla (PL27.232450 & 08/1157) It has now expired.


The thriving commuter town of Blessington, on the Blessington Lakes, is situated on the N81 Kildare/Wicklow border approx. 21 km southwest of the M50 motorway at Dublin and approx. 12km southeast of Naas. Transport links in the area include the N81 and Dublin Bus commuter route with easy access to the M50, M7 and the Luas at City west. Adjoining town centre occupiers include Ulster Bank, SuperValu, Dunnes Stores, Paddy Power and Boyles Sports. The Main Street is very picturesque with an attractive village streetscape and older buildings to include the landmark St Mary's Church in the middle of the town which dates from 1683. The town of Blessington has a population of approximately 5,500 people (2016 census) but is set to expand rapidly with the development of new waste water services for the town which are under construction.

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