Permission Sought For New 185-Bedroom Dublin Hotel

By Dave Simpson
Permission Sought For New 185-Bedroom Dublin Hotel

Property developer Harry Crosbie has applied for permission to develop a new 185-bedroom hotel to the rear of his Vicar Street venue in the Liberties area of Dublin.

The Sunday Times reports that the proposed premises would extend up to eight storeys. Crosbie originally sought planning permission to construct a "rock and room" hotel on the site in 2008 and was given the green light the following year. However, the hotel failed to materialise as a result of the economic crash.

Crosbie subsequently secured a five-year extension of the 2009 planning permission in 2014, under the condition that the hotel be completed by May of 2019, but work has yet to start.

Proposed Facilities

Crosbie's latest proposal, which was submitted to Dublin City Council for approval last week, includes a "creative art studio", an internal courtyard, and a bar and roof terrace on the seventh floor.

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