Limerick’s first Strategic Housing Development (SHD)

HRA PLANNING is delighted to confirm that it has secured planning permission for Limerick’s first Strategic Housing Development (SHD) under the fast track planning process for developments comprising over 100 residential units on behalf of the developer; 1 Walkers Land Limerick Ltd,.

The permitted development, comprising 200 units on Dublin Road, in the Castletroy suburb of the city, includes a diversity housing size and design typology. The development incorporates and delivers in part, the Castletroy Urban Greenway cycle path, whilst providing connectivity between Dublin Road and Castletroy College Road.

The planning and development approach placed a high emphasis on connectivity and urban design with excellent exemplar use of the ‘homezone’ format intended to create safer and more attractive residential streets and spaces between buildings.


  • Planning Application strategy
  • Consultation worth the local planning authority and An Bord Pleanála
  • Preparation of planning documents and statements of compliance
  • Project management of design team inputs

All images sourced from project architects JFOC architects.