(i) PA 1892/19 - To demolish the Go-Exchange building and excavate site to accommodate an entertainment arena, an extension to the existing car park and back of house facilities approved in PA 6955/17, and to construct a 9 storey (29m) residential block with retail (class 4B) facilities on the lower floors and a swimming pool at roof level. The redesign of the podium to include a 19- storey hotel (Class 3B), as an extension to the approved hotel. To restore and refurbish the underground vaults housing the Hotel Spa. To reorganise the uses in the approved main residential tower to incorporate the addition of a residential floor at level 31, an amenity floor at level 32 and receded roof structure capping the building. The resulting overall height is 121.66m above street level.
(ii) PA 0055/17 - To demolish the Go-Exchange Building and excavate the site as part of the phase 1 works forming part of the Mercury Towers Project. To demolish the Go-Exchange Building and excavate the site as part of the phase 1 works forming part of the Mercury Towers Project.
(ii) PA 05530/22 - Design variations to the previously approved mixed development in PA6955/17 AND PA1892/19. The proposal comprises of; The addition in height of a floor to the hotel (Class 3C) tower, increasing the number of hotel keys from 131 to 140. The increase in height of the Mercury Suites (Class 1) residential blocks by 900mm and the reduction in number of the (Class 1) residential units in the project from 428 to 419.The addition of a swimming pool at roof level. The introduction of an access point and a glass balustrade at the roof level of the Mercury Residential Tower. The revision of a waste collection station at basement level. The reorganization of the various uses and internal layouts which include; the transfer of floor space, previously forming part of the back of house, to the underground entertainment arena and the change of use from Class 4B to Class 4C/4D. The relocation of the gym and changing rooms forming part of the hotel to the basement. The application also seeks to sanction the modifications of the hotel lift core for an additional lift shaft, the addition of a lift core in the carpark and retail floors, modifications to the approved lift cores in the Mercury suites block, and the increase in height of the retail floors.
- the authority responsible for the Environmental Impact Assessment process: ERA
- the nature of the decisions to be taken: development consent decision
- the authorities responsible for the development consent decisions: Planning Authority