Chu calls for Dublin City Council to halt tide of hotels

The capital’s Lord Mayor wants the council to introduce ‘clear thresholds’ to prevent ‘over-concentration’ of hotels in certain areas of the city

14th March, 2021
Chu calls for Dublin City Council to halt tide of hotels
Hazel Chu, the Lord Mayor of Dublin Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

Dublin City Council needs to restrict the development of further hotels to prevent “over-concentration” in the city, according to Hazel Chu.

The sitting Lord Mayor has said Dublin City Council should introduce “clear thresholds” that measure hotel and aparthotel “over-concentration“ in given geographical areas.

“Maximum limits on the number of hotel or aparthotel rooms which can be granted permission per annum must be explored and considered,” Chu said....

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