An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission to Marina Quarter Ltd. for 1,002 no. apartments with amenity, commercial and community facilities, including the provision of retail units, Montessori school, creche, medical centre, bar, café and venue/performance area on the site of the former Marquee concert venue and Ford distribution site in the South Docklands. The scheme ranges in height from 4 to 14 storeys and is the largest Strategic Housing Development approved in Cork.
McCutcheon Halley acted as planning consultants on the project, and worked with an experienced and dedicated design team which included O’Mahony Pike Architects, Arup Consulting Engineers, Ilsa Rutgers Landscape Architect, Kelleher Ecology, Pederson Focus and Modelworks to secure planning permission for this Strategic Housing Development. The scheme will make a huge contribution to the provision of high quality housing in the City.