Planning lodged by Ardale for Portmarnock Retail Site

Ardale Property, the Irish development and investment group have lodged a planning application with Fingal County Council for the development of a prominent site on Strand Road in Portmarnock.

The overall scheme will have a total gross value in excess of €12million.


The site, formerly the Tin Church, is located is on a high profile corner position within the village, at the junction between the Strand Road and St. Laurence O’Toole’s Avenue.  The total size of the site is 0.93 acres.

The proposed development comprises of a convenience retail store, which would include an off licence area, and is over 2,000 square metres.

The development is two storeys with the retail store located on the first floor and will have undercroft parking at ground level to facilitate 75 vehicles.

It is expected that the finished project will create in excess of 40 jobs for the area, in addition to those jobs created during construction.

Alan Hegarty, Director of Ardale Property Group, said; “This is an extremely exciting project for the area of Portmarnock that will bring not only jobs but a unique retail offering to the area.  We have held extensive discussions and worked hard with the planners to ensure planning and design requirements are in line with the area.  We are looking forward to commencing construction once the planning cycle is finalised and creating a positive new retail store for people in Portmarnock and the surrounding areas.