Industrial Land
Ref 186278

2.3 Acres at Fairfield Road


Available on request
Size100,188 ft² / 9,308 m²


2.3 Acres - Superb Development Opportunity with FPP for 47 Residential Units

  • Prime residential development site located in a well established residential location
  • Greenfield site extending to 0.93 ha (2.30 acres)
  • Benefits from Full Planning Permission for 47 residential units
  • Unit mix comprises 9 x terrace houses and 38 apartments
  • Zoned ZO 01 “sustainable residential” under the Cork City Council Development Plan 2022 – 2028
  • Location benefits from access to primary arterial routes including the N20, N22, N8 and N27
  • Cork Airport and Kent Train Station are approximately 10.7km and 4.7km south of the subject site, respectively
  • There are a wide range of amenities in the immediate area including Blackpool Shopping Centre


The subject property comprises a greenfield site extending to approximately 2.30 acres (0.93 ha) and benefits from frontage of approximately 280 meters to Fairfield Road.

The site, which is not currently in use, is irregular in shape and has a sloping gradient from south to north. It is bounded by two storey, residential housing estates to the west and south and an undeveloped Landscape Preservation Zone (greenfield lands) to the north and east.

Access to the site is from Fairfield Road, via the N22, at the southern boundary of the site.

Location and Transport

The development site is located in Blackpool, a well established residential location approximately
1.5km north of Cork City Centre.

The surrounding area is characterised primarily by residential uses, however, light industrial, retail warehousing and commercial uses are nearby which include Blackpool Shopping Centre, Blackpool Retail Park, Kilnap Business & Technology Park, Westlink Business Park.

Notable local occupiers include Dunnes Stores, New Look, Woodies DIY, Dulux Paints, EZ Living, Screwfix and DFS. In a wider context, Cork City has numerous high-profile tech and financial Services tenants including Apple, Amazon, Dell, Deloitte, PWC and EY.

In addition, Blackpool is well serviced by a wide range of local amenities including numerous cafes, restaurants, creches, sports clubs and schools.

The property benefits from convenient access to all modes of transport.

The N20, one of Cork City’s primary arterial routeways, is easily accessible via the Fairfield Road and
connects to Corks wider road network including the N8 / M8, N27 and N22. Kent (Cork) Train Station is just 2km south of the site while Cork Airport is within 30 minutes drivetime to the south.