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47/48 Chelmsford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, D06 N934

Development & Land Property (180.00 sqm) Sale Agreed

Sale Agreed


  • Best and Final Offers are invited by 12 Noon on Friday 15th September 2017
  • On the instructions of Frank Nowlan of WK Nowlan Real Estate Advisors acting as Receiver
  • Cleared site approx. 180 Sq.M. with FPP granted in March 2013 for redevelopment to restaurant and offices.
  • Long established urban commercial area.
  • This is a rare opportunity for investors and developers to acquire a compact retail/restaurant site in the centre of this thriving village.
  • Zoned Z4 “to provide for and improve mixed services facilities”
  • High profile site with Right of Way rear access


Chelmsford Road is located in the heart of Ranelagh, close to all amenities and beside the main retail centre of this thriving village and within walking distance of Dublin city centre, Rathmines and Donnybrook and only 5mins walk from the Ranelagh LUAS Stop which provides light rail connections to Cherrywood, Dundrum and the City Centre (1.6km) and to link shortly with the Red Line and Cross City LUAS services.

Full Description

The site is located on the northern side of Chelmsford Road only 25m from Ranelagh Road, which runs through the heart of this south city suburb. The property adjoins a contemporary commercial building along its southwestern elevation. The eastern portion of Chelmsford Road is largely residential in character with late Victorian terrace dwellings. The site has a rear access from Westmoreland Park. The site is currently overgrown. The site comprises a vacant plot previously occupied by a motorcycle sales and servicing centre (Gem Honda Centre). The building was demolished in accordance with redevelopment planning permission Reg. Ref. 5037/05, granted in 2006, but that permission was not built out and the site has been vacant since that time. A previous grant of permission was also obtained in 2000 for demolition and the construction of a new shop with 2 apartments on first floor.

Town Planning

The property is situated in an area Zoned Z4 under the Dublin City Development Plan 2016 to 2022 “ to protect, provide for and or improve mixed-use neighbourhood centre facilities”. Planning permission (Dublin City Reg. Ref. 3302/11) was granted by An Bord Pleanala (Ref. PL29s.241146) for the development of a mixed-use development. The proposed development is to comprise the construction of approx. 438 sq.m. mixed-use three storey (over basement) building comprising restaurant use (283 sq.m.), office use (75 sq.m.) and ancilliary/circulation space of 80 sq.m. The proposed development will consist of the provision of a service yard with associated waster areas and cycle parking facilities, associated plant and a projected window on overhang on the Chelmsford Road frontage.

Permissible Uses include Amusement/leisure complex, Bed and breakfast, Betting office, Buildings for the health, safety and welfare of the public, Car park,

Car trading, Childcare facility, Civic offices, Community facility, Cultural/recreational building and uses, Delicatessen (1), Education, Embassy office, Enterprise centre, Garden centre, Guest house, Halting site, Home-based economic activity, Hostel, Hotel, Industry (light), Live work units, media-associated uses, Medical and related consultants, Motor sales showroom, office (max. 600m2 .), Off-licence, Open space, Park and ride facility, Part off-licence, Petrol station, Place of public worship, Public house, Residential, Restaurant, Science and technology-based industry, Shop (district), Shop (neighbourhood), Take-away, Training Centre.


We understand that the property is held under a long leasehold title and with the benefit of a right of way access to Westmoreland Park laneway to the rear. The property is offered for sale with full vacant possession.



Viewing Details

By special appointment with the sole letting agent, Lisney.

Contact Details

Address: St Stephen's Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
Telephone: +353-1-638 2700 or you can also email us at

Lisney for themselves and the Vendor/Lessor whose Agents they are give notice that:

1. These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

2. All statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of the Agents or the Vendor/Lessor and none of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact.

3. The particulars, various plans, photographs, dimensions, references to condition and permissions for use and occupation  are given in good faith and are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and any intending Purchasers or Tenants shall satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to correctness of each of them. No omission, accidental error or misdescription shall be ground for a claim for compensation or for the rescission of the contract by either the Vendor/Lessor or the Purchaser/Tenant.

  4. Neither the Vendor/Lessor nor Lisney nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to the property. 5. Prices are quoted exclusive of VAT (unless otherwise stated) and all negotiations are conducted on the basis that the Purchaser/Tenant shall be liable for any VAT arising on the transaction. PSRA No. 001848.

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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