Delivery of almost 9,000 new homes in Dublin at risk if infrastructure not built

Local government auditor warns failure to secure development contributions could adversely impact landmark project at Cherrywood

The construction of the common infrastructure is required to unlock and support the sites currently under construction as well as other developments. Picture: Getty

The funding and delivery of thousands of new homes in south Dublin remains at risk over a failure to reach agreement around the supply of electricity, roads, and other common infrastructure, the Department of Housing has warned.

The Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone project in south Dublin, one of the capital’s largest housing developments, aims to deliver more than 8,700 new homes which will accommodate a population of 25,000 people but has been beset by legal ...