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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Ballymun Flats.

Tuesday, 27 September 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 224 No. 1

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Mr. S. Dunne: Information on Seán Dunne Zoom on Seán Dunne asked the Minister for Local Government (a) the number [30] of multi-storey blocks of flats under construction at Ballymun, Dublin, by the National Building Agency, (b) the height of each block, and (c) their proximity to Dublin Airport.

Mr. Blaney: Information on Neil T.C. Blaney Zoom on Neil T.C. Blaney As the reply contains a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to have it circulated with the Official Report.

The flats in this project are being constructed by the Cubitt Haden Sisk consortium, with whom the contract was entered into by the National Building Agency, Ltd.

Following is the statement:-

Block Type Number of Blocks Heights (measured from entrance hall to highest points) Proximity to Airport
4 storey 10 34.0' to finished roof The blocks are dispersed on a site which is within 2½ miles of Dublin Airport. At the nearest point, the S.W. Runway and the edge of the site are 1¾ miles apart.
    38.0' to parapet
8 storey 17 68.0' to finished roof
    81.0' to lift tower
15 storey 7 136.0' to finished roof
    149.50' to lift tower

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