Wicklow Sinn Féin TD John Brady has welcomed the decision taken at Monday’s Wicklow County Council meeting to grant planning to the approved housing body Cluid to construct 45 social housing units in Rathnew, this is been done in co-operation with Wicklow County Council.
Speaking after the Councillors voted in favour of giving the proposed development the green light John Brady TD said “I want to commend all the Wicklow Councillors that supported the proposal from Cluid to construct the 45 badly needed social housing units in Rathnew. Cluid are an approved housing body and the scheme is been done in co-operation with Wicklow County Council.”
“This is good news and a step in the right direction in tackling the housing crisis in Wicklow. It follows on from the recent approval on 42 houses on the Murphy’s land site in Bray and 20 units at Brewery Bends in Rathdrum. It’s critical that all these schemes progress as swiftly as possible.”
Brady continued “It’s critically important that other schemes are fast tracked across the County in places like Arklow, Wicklow Town and Blessington. I will keep the pressure on at a national level to ensure that funds are made available to ensure the limited progress continues.”
“The hard works of all in Cluid, along with the housing staff in Wicklow County Council have to be commended in getting this scheme to this stage. The staff in the housing section are doing exceptional work in very challenging circumstances and they must be singled out for praise” concluded Brady.