Planning Permission Granted For Extension Of Dublin's Iveagh Garden Hotel
Planning permission has been granted for an extension of Dublin's Iveagh Garden Hotel.
In August of last year, the company that operates the Iveagh Garden Hotel, Olema Property Holdings, was denied permission to add a seven-storey, 52-bedroom extension to the venue.
However, as reported by The Irish Times, Olema Property Holdings has successfully appealed the decision to deny permission to add an extension.
An Bord Pleanála Ruling
An Bord Pleanála said that the company's plans to construct a seven-storey extension to the rear of the Iveagh Garden Hotel, which is located on the capital's Harcourt Street, and a change of use of an existing building from office space to hotel space will sensitively integrate into the existing streetscape and will not seriously injure the character or setting of adjoining protected structures.
However, to address concerns about the impact of the proposed extension on neighbouring properties, An Bord Pleanála ruled that 12 of the originally planned 52 additional bedrooms must be omitted from the planned extension.
The newly-approved extension will increase the Iveagh Garden Hotel's room count to 185.
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