Adamstown District Centre – Phase 1 Lucan, Co. Dublin

The proposed development comprises the construction of Phase 1 of the Adamstown District Centre.


Client: Quintain Developments Ireland Ltd.

Service: Acoustics Consultancy

Date: April 2020

UNSDG: 1, 7, 11


The proposed development provides for a mixed use commercial and residential development to be constructed in buildings ranging in height from 4-9 storeys, arranged in three urban blocks on a site area of c.3.77ha in total.

The commercial element of the development consists of one supermarket unit, plus 20 retail/café/restaurant units comprising of an overall total of c.9,653m2 of net floor space. 

The residential element of the proposal comprises the provision of a total of 278 residential units, consisting of 16 studio units, 66 one-bedroom units, 151 two-bedroom units and 45 three-bedroom units in a mix of apartments and duplexes. 

A total of c.16,000m2 public realm space is to be provided, including significant civic spaces at the heart of the District Centre.


Our Dublin team provided acoustic consultancy services for the project, which included a detailed noise and vibration survey of the site and the delivery of a Noise and Vibration Impact Assessment Report. The impacts incident on and from the development were assessed and necessary mitigation measures were provided, including façade sound insulation specification and limiting noise levels for plant. Our acoustic team worked alongside the client and design team to assist in delivering a successful planning application.