Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Questions (62)

Ruth Coppinger

Question:

62. Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Education and Skills the progress of the delivery of a permanent home for a school (details supplied) and the delivery of temporary accommodation for the coming school year. [26427/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Permanent accommodation for the school referred to by the Deputy is being delivered under the Department’s Design & Build Programme. The brief for this project is to provide a 16 classroom primary school with a two classroom special needs unit.

A planning application for the permanent accommodation for the school was lodged in January 2019. Additional information sought by the local authority was provided and a notification of decision to grant planning permission was received on 24th May 2019. The final grant of planning permission will enable the project to proceed to tender after the tender documentation is finalised.

Final Grant of Planning Permission for the additional temporary accommodation required for September 2019 was received from Dublin City Council on 27 May 2019. The 7 Day Commencement Notice has been lodged with Dublin City Council, and the Contractor is expected to start on site Monday 8th July 2019.