Plans to revamp Crumlin Shopping Centre face rejection as Dunnes told to cut back on car parking

Dublin City Council has told Dunnes Stores its plans need to be revised to prevent excessive car journeys

A CGI image of the proposed redevelopment of Crumlin Shopping Centre, Picture: Dublin City Council

Dunnes Stores has been warned its project to redevelop the rundown Crumlin Shopping Centre in Dublin can’t be approved unless hundreds of proposed car parking spaces are removed.

In March, Dunnes Stores filed plans with the local authority to redevelop the vacant shopping centre on Crumlin Road, which would include a food market, café, four other retail units, a gym and library.

In its application, Dunnes Stores said there are currently 500 car parking spaces ...