Mixed Use Redevelopment – Custom House Site, Cork City

McCutcheon Halley was part of the multi-disciplinary team responsible for securing planning permission in March 2021 for the mixed-use redevelopment of the Custom House Quay site which comprised a 34-storey tower (140 metres) including a 240-bedroom hotel and a range of commercial uses consisting of non-comparison retail, office, food and beverage, distillery, tourism, leisure, and […]

Strategic Infrastructure Development – Port of Cork

The Port of Cork Company is a commercial semi-state company and a Tier 1 Port in the National Ports Policy (March 2013). It is identified as a Core Port in the TEN-T network and has been awarded grant assistance under the TEN-T framework and Connection European Framework to support the development and expansion of its […]

Strategic Housing Development – Ballinglanna, Co. Cork

McCutcheon Halley secured permission under the Strategic Housing Development (SHD) process for 608 residential units comprising a mix of apartments, duplexes and houses, a local centre including a creche, retail/retail services units, and a community centre/hall, as well as a site reservation for a primary school at Ballinglanna, Glanmire, Co. Cork. On the date of […]

Port Development – Greenore Port, Co. Louth

McCutcheon Halley secured development consent from Louth County Council in 2017 for rehabilitation works to the existing quay wall at Berth No. 2 at Greenore Port, Co. Louth. The proposed development included dredging of harbour sediments, piling works, installation of a steel combi-wall to the front of the existing quay wall and rehabilitation works to […]

Strategic Housing Development – University College Cork

Having been vacant and derelict for over a decade, University College Cork (UCC) acquired the site in 2014 with the intent of providing a high-quality landmark building at this gateway site into the city whilst also providing much-needed student accommodation to help meet the significant demand that exists in the city. The proposed development, which […]

Cultural Centre – Islamic Facility, Blanchardstown, Dublin

Building on the Shuhada Foundation’s overall vision to create an integrated community facility to serve the Islamic community, McCutcheon Halley secured planning permission for a 3,800 sq.m mosque, a community facility with a 5-a-side playing pitch on the roof, a primary school and ancillary facilities including a halal shop, barber shop and restaurant on a […]

Retail – Lidl Regional Distribution Centre, Co. Kildare

Lidl Ireland GmbH is one of Ireland’s fastest-growing food retailers, with over 160 stores in operation throughout the country and plans for a further 40. To cater for their expanding national network, Lidl identified the need to expand their current facility in Newbridge, Co. Kildare which serves as their distribution hub for half of the […]

Retail – Lidl Supermarket, Shankill, Co. Dublin

McCutcheon Halley acted as the planning consultant for a proposed mixed-use development at Shankill, Co. Dublin. The site occupies a pivotal position immediately north of Shankill Village and was formerly occupied by Supervalu and several independent retail units. The development brief was to provide for sustainable and efficient use of this largely vacant site and […]

Substitute Consent – Windfarm, Dunmanway, Co. Cork

Kilvinane Windfarm is an example of how complex the planning system can be and demonstrates the lengthy legal battles that can ensue and the impact it can have on a developer. Briefly, in 2002, on appeal, An Bord Pleanála granted permission for 4 turbines with a height of 65m and a rotor diameter of 57m. […]

Mixed Use Development – The Elysian Cork City

The Elysian is a landmark building by virtue of its height of up to seventeen storeys. The 3-acre site was previously occupied by An Post. The development brief was to provide a mixed-use scheme incorporating residential, commercial and retail uses to create a sustainable, vibrant district that would integrate with the wider city. McCutcheon Halley […]