Planning sought for 698-bed UCD student facility

University’s population is projected to grow by a quarter in the next decade

Colbeam has applied for permission to build Grove Court, student housing metres from UCD

Colbeam Limited, an Irish company backed by British developer Hollybrook Homes, is planning to develop a major student accommodation facility on a site behind Our Lady’s Grove school on Goatstown Road, Dublin 14.

Located only 850 metres from the UCD campus in Belfield, it will provide 698 bed spaces and a range of facilities located in eight blocks to be known as Grove Court.

Practically car-free, it will have only nine car parking spaces for ...