Aparto Montrose, Stillorgan Road, Co. Dublin
The change of use from hotel to student accommodation of the first, second, third and part of the ground floor of the existing (vacant) Montrose Hotel and the addition of 1 no. part set back storey to the front of the existing building to provide a total of 190 no. student accommodation units. The development also includes the provision of communal facilities such as an entrance lobby, a reception area, a seminar room, and a laundry room at ground floor and other ancillary and associated facilities.
Scope of Services:
John Spain Associates were engaged by Ziggurat (Montrose) Student Living to provide planning consultancy services for the change of use and refurbishment of the vacant Montrose Hotel to accommodate student accommodation.
John Spain Associates provided planning consultancy services, managed and coordinated the inputs of the various design team members, whilst advising on all relevant Development Plan policies and objectives, leading consultations with the Planning Authority, and engaging with the local community in relation to the redevelopment of this strategic site. John Spain Associates also managed the project through the An Bord Pleanala appeal stage.
A planning application for the scheme was submitted to Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council in June 2013. A notification of decision to grant planning permission was issued by Dun Laoghaire County Council in April 2013.