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Construction of new units and the refurbishment of existing units is a priority for the Council.  Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has a a number of social housing schemes at various stages, details of which are outlined below:

Overall Unit No and Status Development Name   Image Link
34 units completed Rochestown House Phase 2 https://goo.gl/2mr9we
15 units Completed Cromlech Close https://goo.gl/7BBzUb
1 unit Completed Shanganagh Park Lodge (Major Extension)  
4 units Completed Clontibret https://goo.gl/QLtGNy
4 units Completed Glenamuck TAU Permanent Site  
2 units Completed Harbour Master Cottage  
14 units On Site Rochestown House Phase 3   
4 units On Site St. Michael's Terrace, York Rd  
50 units On Site Fitzgerald Park  
44 Units On Site Rosemount, Dundrum  
4 Units On Site Sallynoggin Park  (Corner No. 49)  
10 Units On Site Park Close, Sallynoggin  
3 Units On Site Temple Road  
12 Units On Site George's Place  
4 Units Tendered Pottery Road (152)  
21 Units Tendered Broadford Rise  
4 Units Pre Tender Park House  

 

 

SCHEMES COMPLETED

Clontibret House, Blackrock

4 one bed units were completed at Clontibret House, Blackrock on Tuesday the 6th December . New tenants commenced moving in on the 8th December 2016.

Cromlech Close, Kilternan

15 units were completed at Cromlech Close, Kilternan which consists of 6 x 1 bed and 9 x 2 bed houses and apartments.  New Tenants commenced moving in on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

Rochestown House, Sallynoggin Road – Phase 2

Rochestown House originally consisted of 34 bed sit units and a communal room/dining room.  The building has been fully refurbished to a very high standard and Passive House Institute ‘EnerPhit’ standard has been achieved.  It now consists of 34 one bed apartments over 3 floors and a communal room/dining room.  New Tenants commenced moving in on Monday 8th August 2016.

Harbour Master Cottage (1 & 2 Queens Road, Dún Laoghaire)

2 units were completed at Harbour Master Cottage (1 & 2 Queens Road, Dún Laoghaire) which consist of  1 x 1 bed and 1 x 2 bed apartments and  were handed over on the 16th of August 2017. New Tenants commenced moving in on the 16th of August 2017.

Glenamuck TAU Permanent Site

4 units were completed at Glenamuck TAU Permanent Site and tenants commenced moving in on the 1st of August 2017.

SCHEMES ON SITE

.St Michaels Terrace, Dun Laoghaire

The construction of 4 units consisting of 3 one bed and 1 four bed units commenced on site in early August 2016 and is due for completion in August 2017.

The Mews, Sallynoggin Park, Sallynoggin

Construction commenced in January 2017 for 4 one bed units over 2 storeys. Construction is due for completion in December 2017.

Rochestown House, Sallynoggin Road – Phase 3

Construction commenced on site on 07th September 2016 for 14 units consisting of 12 one bed and 2 two bed units.  This is the final stage of the refurbishment and redevelopment at Rochestown House. Construction is due for completion in March 2018.

The Brambles, Park Close, Glenageary

Construction commenced on 19th January 2017 for 10 one bed units. Construction is due for completion in December 2017.

Fitzgerald Park, Mounttown, Dun Laoghaire

This site was formerly occupied by the Fitzgerald Park flat complex, which were demolished in 2006. Part 8 Planning approval was received in June 2015 and construction commenced on site on the 28th November 2016 for 50 units consisting of a mixture of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bed houses and apartments. Construction is due for completion in June 2018.

Rosemount Court, Dundrum

Construction commenced on 30th January 2017 for 44 units consisting of a mixture of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bed houses and apartments. This site was formerly occupied by the Rosemount Court flat complex which was demolished in 2011. Construction is due for completion in August 2018.

Temple Road, Blackrock

Construction commenced on the 3rd of July 2017 for 3 units consisting of 2 x 2 bed duplex units and 1 x 3 bed ground floor unit.  Construction is due for completion in July 2018.

George's Place, Dún Laoghaire

Construction commenced on the 14th of August 2017 for 12 units consisting of 12 x 2 bed 2 storey dwellings.  Construction is due for completion in June 2018.

 

SCHEMES AT TENDER STAGE

Broadford Court, Broadford Rise, Ballinteer Ave

Tendered  - Council is in the process of appointing a contractor  - on site September 2017.

Pottery Road, Dun Laoghaire

Tendered - Council is in the process of appointing a contractor - on site September 2017.

Park House, Dún Laoghaire

Part 8 planning permission was granted on the 10th of April 2017 for the refurbishment of the existing property and its division into four apartments 2 x 2 bed and 2 x 1 bed on the first and second floor and one commercial un.t on the ground floor.  The tender package is now being prepared.

SCHEMES AT PART 8 PLANNING STAGE

None currently

Alteration to Council Rented Dwellings - Medical Grounds

Tenants of Council rented dwellings may apply to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council for alterations to their existing dwelling to accommodate a disabled or elderly person based on medical grounds. Alterations include:

  • Level access showers
  •  Ramps
  •  Stair lifts
  • Grab rails
  • Hoist
  • Door widening

Alterations to Private Houses in lieu of Local Authority Housing

The Council may repair, improve or extend existing accommodation for approved housing applicants instead of housing them in Local Authority accommodation.  It should be clearly understood that the scheme relates to private houses only.  The house must be owned and occupied by a family member and the applicant must be a person accepted as being in need of local authority housing.   Works carried out will result in the applicant being housed in the altered dwelling and their name will be removed from the housing list. The applicant does not have to be living in the house at the time of application but the house does have to be owned by a member of the applicant’s family. 
 

Purpose Built Accommodation for Approved Housing Applicants – Nominee Dwelling in lieu of Local Authority Housing

The Council may construct accommodation for approved housing applicants instead of housing them in Local Authority accommodation.  The applicant must transfer the title of a suitable site in their possession to the Local Authority and the Council will construct a dwelling suitable for their needs. The applicant will be a tenant of the Council. The scheme applies to approved housing applicants who are within the top 100th position of the housing list at the time of applying. 

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