Farrankelly Green Light: 426 Homes Greystones

Cairn Homes have received planning permission under fast track planning for the construction of 426 homes in Greystones, Co. Wicklow.

The scheme ‘Farrankelly’ will comprising 245 houses, 93 apartments and 88 duplex units within an overall site of 52 acres.

Cairn homes will also be constructing a two-storey creche and residential amenity building which includes a resident’s room, gym and management facilities.

The Greystones development will feature over 11 acres of active open space which will include a sports pitch as well as a tennis court and an all-weather multi-use pitch, a children’s play area and an informal kick-about area. In addition there will be 10 acres of open space incorporating a 650 metre pedestrian and cycle route greenway located along the northern boundary and separately running and training areas.

There will be a total of 762 car and 225 bicycle spaces available.

Considered the best of both worlds with DART, train, bus, or road reach of the capital and by the seaside, Greystones has been in major demand by home-seekers over the past 10 years.

CGI consultants, 3D Design Bureau liaised closely with Cairn Homes to construct a series architectural visualisation images which were submitted as part of the planning application to An Bord Pleanála. 3D Design Bureau produced architectural CGIs which are being used for marketing purposes.

Full Project Details:

Project name: Farrankelly strategic housing development, Greystone, Co. Wicklow.

Site location:  Farrankelly & Killincarraig Townlands, Delgany, Greystones

Planning stage: Planning approved

Planning documents: Development website – An Bord Pleanála

Ref no: ABPREF305476

Floor area: 52903 m2

Site area: 21.2 hectares

Storeys: 3

Units: 426

Development Team:

Developer: Cairn Homes Plc develops and sells residential properties. It is also involved in the rental of properties. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Architect: Metropolitan Workshop are a multidisciplinary practice of architects and urban designers that collaborate across two studios in Dublin and London.

Planning consultant: John Spain Associates was established in 1996 by John Spain. Based in heart of Dublin’s central business district with associate offices in London, Manchester and Leeds in the United Kingdom. They a wide range of professional services throughout Ireland in the areas of planning, development and environment.

Mech & elec engineer: Waterman Moylan is a leading engineering and environmental consultancy providing specialist services to our clients in the property, infrastructure and Environment markets in Ireland.

Landscape consultant: Kevin Fitzpatrick Landscape Architects are based in Dublin 13.

Civil & structural engineer: Roughan and O’Donovan are experts in planning, designing and managing major infrastructure projects. They are based in Dublin 18.

CGI consultants: 3D Design Bureau are specialists in Architectural Visualisation, BIM and VR – Delivering Quality Design Planning and Marketing Solutions. For this project, Team 3DDB created a series of architectural CGIs. All images were used for planning and marketing purposes. They are based in Dublin 4, Ireland.

Images produced by 3D Design Bureau