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ABP-311037-21 Decision

Decision issued for Strategic Housing Development application for Demolition of cottage, construction of 298 no. residential units (181 no. houses, 117 no. apartments), childcare facility and associated site works. Site to the south and east of the R148 and abutting the M4 Junction 8 roundabout, Boycetown, Kilcock, Co. Kildare. Case Reference: ABP-311037-21

ABP-311037-21 Decision

29 / 11 / 2021

An Bord Pleanála refused permission for the proposed development.
The application was submitted to An Bord Pleanála on 6th August 2021 and decided on 23rd November 2021.
The application process included a period of public consultation and followed completion of a pre-application consultation with An Bord Pleanála and the relevant local authority. 
The key documents relating to the Board’s decision (Inspector’s Report, Board Order, Board Direction) are available as follows:
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