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By Chamber Press Office, 11 April 2019
Dublin Chamber has welcomed the approval of planning permission for the Poolbeg West Strategic Development Zone.
The Chamber, the representative body for businesses in the Dublin region, said that the delivery of new homes in the Poolbeg area cannot come quick enough.
The Poolbeg scheme will provide 3,500 houses and apartments near the city centre.
Dublin Chamber CEO Mary Rose Burke said: "We've been talking about building houses on the Poolbeg West site for far too long. The granting of planning permission means that the talking can finally stop and the building work can begin. The Poolbeg scheme was intended to be a fast-track project, with construction due to have started in 2017. Two years later and a spade is yet to enter the ground. The sooner work begins, the better. The availability and affordability of accommodation is the biggest issue currently facing businesses and their staff. The Poolbeg West scheme has the potential to deliver exactly the kind of integrated, high-density solution that Dublin urgently requires. The delivery of the Poolbeg scheme will make a real dent in the housing shortage, so this is very welcome news for Dublin.”.
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