Planning row over Heuston South Quarter development

A fresh row has erupted over the controversial Heuston South Quarter (HSQ) development, the loans for which are owned by the New York-based investment firm Marathon Asset Management.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
15th April, 2015

The stumbling block is the effect the development will have on views of the James Gandon-designed Royal Hospital Kilmainham, near Heuston Station, planning files show. An Taisce, a non-governmental body that monitors all planning and development issues in Ireland, has argued that the plans for the development’s towers are already too high and would impact on the views.

“We consider that the entire design and conception of the development is inappropriate,” the body...

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