Cork Street Apartment Development, Dublin 8

The Cork Street Development consisted of 45 no. high specification apartments and three town houses over two retail units and an underground carpark. The site was located at McGovern’s Corner in the Dolphins Barn area of Dublin.

  • Works included the demolition of existing buildings on the site and the construction of two blocks of apartments and one block of townhouses – all with access to the underground car park.
  • The apartments comprised a combination of one and two bedroom layouts while the townhouse had a three bedroom layout.
  • A central courtyard provides access to Block B apartments and the town houses and also serves as an open outdoor area.
  • Apartment Block A is accessed directly from the street.
  • Block A is a six-storey RC structure with 38 apartments and a penthouse, which are served by 2 no. lifts. This block has frontage on Marrowbone Lane.
  • Block B is a four-storey RC structure comprising of six apartments. This block has frontage onto Cork Street and is served by 1 no. lift.
  • The Ground Floor consists of Retail Units fronting unto Cork Street and Marrowbone Lane.
  • All fit-out work and internal finishes were carried out to a high specification.
  • The facades to the apartments and townhouses were finished in a combination of clay brick, stone cladding and timber panelling.
  • A paved courtyard featured timber clad louvres to ventilate the underground carpark.