Claregrove Developments Limited, part of the Gem Group, who are a long established residential and commercial development company in the Leinster area, have applied to An Bord Pleanala for a strategic housing development at Newtown, Malahide Road (R107), Dublin 17. The application site contains a petrol filling station and vacant commercial buildings, including a former motor showroom (Crossan Motors) with offices, a tyre centre and a commercial workshop and office.

The proposed development consists of the demolition of all existing structures on the site and the construction of 331 no. Build to Rent residential units (82 no. 1 bed units, 13 no. 2 bed-3 person units, 226 no. 2 bed-4 person units, 8 no. 2 bed duplex units and 2 no.3 bed duplex units), in two no. blocks (Block A to the south west and Block B to the north east), ranging in height from 8 to 10 no. storeys (including ground and mezzanine floor levels). The scheme also contains commercial units, ancillary communal support facilities and amenities, public and communal open space, car and cycle parking, public realm and road improvements to Malahide Road and Grove Lane and all associated works.