Planning body rejects effort to keep Player site off levy register

The site, on the footprint of the former Player Wills cigarette factory in Dolphin’s Barn, is considered one of the most important housing sites in the capital. Debts relating to the site were transferred to Nama during the recession

9th December, 2018

An Bord Pleanála has shot down an attempt to keep a €100 million-rated site in Dublin off the vacant site levy.

The site, on the footprint of the former Player Wills cigarette factory in Dolphin’s Barn, is considered one of the most important housing sites in the capital. Debts relating to the site were transferred to Nama during the recession.

Receivers put in place over the scheme had appealed Dublin City...

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