McDonald’s Dublin Airport


McDonald's Restaurants of Ireland


Dublin Airport


February 2013 – October 2013


The provision of a two storey drive-thru restaurant at Dublin Airport, Corballis Road North, Corballis, Co. Dublin, which includes the ancillary sale of hot food for consumption off the premises and associated development.

Our Role

Tom Phillips + Associates (TPA) provided strategic planning advice to the Applicant and Design Team and served as the Agent for the Planning Application and subsequent First Party ‘Financial Contribution’ Appeal stage. This included review of the restrictions on development placed by the Development Plan's policies for Dublin Airport.

Planning Outcome

Fingal County Council issued a Notification of Decision to Grant Permission for the scheme on 18th June 2013. A First Party ‘Financial Contribution’ Appeal was made by TPA on behalf of the Applicant which resulted in the Board deciding on 3rd October 2013 to reduce the Section 49 Metro North levy from €24,811 to €11,540. A Final Grant in respect of the permission issued on 15th October 2013.