Developer gets go ahead for 74 unit development in East Limerick

The site at Ballygrennan in Bruff will see 74 homes built. Photo: Google Maps.

AN EAST Limerick town is set to get a housing boost after the council granted planning permission for over 70 homes, including units for elderly people or senior citizens.

Ballygrennan Homes Ltd applied to the council for a 74-unit development at Ballygrennan, Bruff.

Nine units will be four-bedroom detached, with three three-bedroom detached units, 42 three-bedroom semi-detached homes, six three-bedroom terraced units, and eight three-bedroom homes for senior citizens or assisted living.

A new playground area, as well as an access road off the R512, with a footpath and cycle path, along with a pedestrian crossing also forms part of the plans.

Planners in Limerick City and County Council granted the planning permission subject to 23 conditions, including that fees be paid to the council before works can begin. Another governs hours that work can be carried out during the day.

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Other conditions include that each house be fitted with ducting to allow future electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and that the properties be built on a phased basis.