Some 34,924 housing units were identified as the remaining housing capacity for South Dublin at the end of the South Dublin Development Plan 2010 – 2016. Current Regional Planning Guidelines (RPGs) housing allocations for South Dublin requires, 39,649 additional housing units by the end of 2022, equating a shortfall of 4,725 units.
South Dublin Development Plan 2016 – 2022, identifies a further 5,849 units will be required during the life of the current development plan which is aimed to be achieved through sustainable intensification of brownfield, infill and underutilised industrial sites across designated housing sites across the Local Authority.
Mayfield now has Full Planning Permission for 502 units, and is ready to go.
The site benefits from significant frontage onto Greenhills Road and Airton Road. The ability to create an affordable residential product is the main objective of this development. The aspirations of the owners is to create a residential product that is not only a great place to live, but also an affordable one. Key factors in making this a great development will be the affordability of units. Also Units are offered to the government and local authority/ designated housing body. Units are generous in size with outdoor space and will have excellent on-site ancillary facilities. The thought process behind the mix of units was to create a community — for young, old, single, and families alike.