State authorities not involved in plans to build 569 homes for Ukrainian refugees in Meath

‘Campsite’ of modular homes planned for 15.8 hectare site near Laytown

An artist’s rendition of the proposed village for Ukrainian refugees in Laytown, Co Meath

State authorities have no involvement with plans to build a “campsite” of modular homes in Laytown, Co Meath, for up to 1,500 Ukrainian refugees.

Last week, Melvin Properties Limited and Ketut Limited lodged a planning application to build 569 emergency temporary accommodation units for Ukrainian refugees on a 15.8 hectare site near Laytown.

Plans for the development, obtained by the Business Post, show that each of the 569 modular homes would be 33 sq m. ...