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28 Abbey Street Lower and 109 Marlborough Street

Retail Property (585.00 sqm) Sale Agreed

Sale Agreed


  • Latest date for receipt of offers: Thursday 23rd January 2020.
  • Prime corner development opportunity situated in the heart of Dublin’s north city centre
  • Two interconnecting four storey over basement buildings formerly known as The Plough Public House
  • Located opposite The Abbey Theatre at the busy junction with Abbey Street Lower and Marlborough Street, 200 metres from O'Connell Street.
  • Ground floor approx. 121 sqm with frontage to both Abbey Street Lower and Marlborough Street.
  • Entire building approx. 585 sqm.
  • Development opportunity zoned Z5 suitable for a variety of uses (subject to planning).
  • 360 degree tour and PDF plans available upon request.


28 Abbey Street Lower & 109 Marlborough Street offer a superb development opportunity in a rapidly changing city centre location.

Located on the southern side of Abbey Street Lower at the busy intersection with Marlborough Street the subject property is approximately 200 metres west of O’Connell Street Lower in the heart of Dublin’s north city centre. The completion of the Luas Cross City has benefitted Abbey Street Lower and Marlborough Street and neighbouring streets making the immediate area more accessible to pedestrians and commuters alike. The property is situated opposite The Abbey Theatre and in close proximity to the Clerys mixed use development and the new Moxy Hotel on Sackville Place.

The immediate area is easily accessed and well served by public transport with Connolly and Tara Street Dart / train stations both within walking distance, numerous Dublin bus routes serving the immediate area and a Luas station on Abbey Street Lower and Marlborough Street.

Full Description

The property comprises two interconnecting 4 storey over basement mixed use properties in need of refurbishment/ redevelopment. A 360 -degree tour of the property is available on


The property is located in an area zoned objective Z5, under the Dublin City Development Plan 2016- 2022. This land use zoning is designed to “To consolidate and facilitate the development of the central area, and to identify, reinforce, strengthen and protect its civic design character and dignity".

Permitted uses under this zoning 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, conference centre, cultural, creative, artistic, recreational building and uses, delicatessen, education, embassy office, enterprise centre, funeral home, guest house, home-based economic activity, hostel, hotel, industry (light), internet café, live-work units, media-associated uses, medical and related consultants, motor sales showroom, nightclub, office, off licence, open space, part off-licence, place of public worship, public house, public service installation, residential, restaurant, science and technology-based industry, shop (district), shop (neighbourhood), shop (major comparison), take-away, training centre, veterinary surgery, warehousing (retail/non-food)/retail park.

Viewing Details

360 degree visual tour available upon request.


    We understand the property comprises an approximate gross internal area of 585 sqm / 6,297 sqft.
    All intending purchasers must satisfy themselves in relation to floor areas.
    Accommodation Sqm
    Basement 126
    Ground 121
    Mezzanine 36
    First  113
    Second 89
    Third 100
    Total 585

    Record of Protected Strucutres

    109 Marlborough Street is listed under the Record of Protected Structures under the Dublin City Development Plan 2016-2022.


    28 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1 – 500-year leasehold interest from 20th June 1967.
    109 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 – Fee Simple
    A seven-day publican’s licence is not attached to the property.




BER Details

BER No. 800721011

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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