On Air Now

The Night Shift

8:00pm - Midnight

  • 045 901 490
  • 0833-979797

Now Playing

Phil Collins

Another Day In Paradise

Glenveagh Housing Developer Has Bought 37 Acres Of Land Near Leixlip Castle

File image: John Murphy

The Irish Independent is reporting that 50% of the land is zoned residential.

Glenveagh, housing developer, has acquired 36.38 acres of land which had been part of the Leixlip Castle estate on the edge of Leixlip.

According to the Irish Independent, it is understood to have paid more than €15m for the lands.

Some 16.46 acres, are zoned new residential, while 3.77 acres are zoned open space and amenity.

The other 15.97 acres are zoned strategic open space,  to provide for and improve recreational amenity open space and green infrastructure networks.

Some of the non-residential lands encircle the M4 motorway, another part is bounded by Celbridge Road and it is also close to Leixlip Park, Wogansfield and Barnhall Meadows housing estates.

Glenveagh sold out its development of 450 houses at Barnhall Meadows which came in nine different house types ranging from two-bedroom mid-terraced houses to four-bedroom detached houses

Demand for housing in Leixlip remains strong, thanks to its major employer Intel and its continuing growth.

More from Local News

Stay tuned to Kfm!

Get the Kfm Apps for you phone, tablet or smart speaker...

Kfm Kildare Weather

  • Sun

    Light rain shower


  • Mon

    Sunny intervals


  • Tue

    Heavy Rain


  • Wed

    Light rain


  • Thu

    Low-level cloud