For identification purposes only.
Weston Airport, Lucan, Co. Dublin (Available in Entirety or in 2 lots)
For Sale by Private Treaty On the instructions of Kieran Wallace, Receiver, of KPMG
Weston Airport, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Traffic Control Tower
The property is located 17km to the west of Dublin City Centre,
1 km south of Leixlip and 3.5 km north east of Celbridge.
Weston Airport is located in the rural area that immediately
surrounds the urban sprawl of Dublin and straddles the
border between South Dublin County and County Kildare.
The surrounding area is characterised by residential,
commercial, amenity and agricultural uses, with the Citywest
development scheme located 14km to the south-east.
The property lies approximately 500 metres south of one
of Ireland’s main arterial routes (M4/N4), providing excellent
access to Dublin city centre and to the west. The property is
also situated approximately 7 kilometres from the junction of
the M4 / M50.
Weston Airport extends to approximately 103.6ha (256 acres)
in total incorporating in the region of 9,250 sq m of developed
property comprising an operations building and traffic control
tower, three aircraft hangars, a large house (Westonpark
House), 28 stables and agricultural land. The key operational
buildings were built within the last 5 years.
The property is offered as follows:
Weston Airport is currently operated as a private airfield, the main
use being for private chartered flights to/from Dublin and for private
flying and flight training, both for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters.
The tarmac runway is in good condition, oriented roughly north east
– south west in direction and extending to 924 metres approximately.
The hangars, which were recently constructed, are to a high
specification. The tower is connected to the Dublin radar system
enabling safer operation of the airfield and there are approximately
150 car spaces throughout the site.
Westonpark House comprises an attractive two storey period
dwelling with it’s own entrance driveway and gate lodge off the
Celbridge Road. The property is of traditional stone and render
construction under a pitched slate covered roof. The front elevation
incorporates an attractive stone portico entrance and the elevation
features a wrought iron balcony at first floor level. The house is in
need of refurbishment and modernisation. Immediately to the front
of the house is a gravel-surfaced parking area for approximately 3
to 4 cars with gardens laid to lawn at the front, sides and rear of the
house. The gardens are surrounded by miniature hedge boundaries
with mature trees and shrubbery along the perimeters. There are
walled paddocks to the front of the property together with ancillary
outbuildings and stables to the rear.
Large private house (Westonpark House) extending to 428 sq m (approx. 4,607 sq ft), together with
28 stables, agricultural land and industrial buildings. This property sits to the south of the main airfield,
beyond the Celbridge Road on approx. 11.33ha (28 acre) site.
Operations building and traffic control tower extending to approx. 1,337.4 sq. m (14,396 sq. ft), three
airport hangars of approx. 4,582 sq m (49,320 sq ft) and the remaining land extending to approx.
92.27ha (228 acres).
The entire site area of approx. 103.6ha (256 acres). Zoned objective “Greenbelt”.
Town Planning /
The property lies within the boundaries of both
South Dublin and Kildare Counties. Under the
South Dublin County Development Plan 2010
– 2016 the property is zoned Objective “GB”
Greenbelt: “To provide a ‘Green Belt’ between
According to the Plan, the only uses permitted
in principle within this zoned area include:
“aerodrome/airfield, church, halting sites / group
housing or open space, although uses such as
agricultural buildings, kennels, caravan parks,
hospitals, hotels or residential”, inter alia, could
be allowed subject to a planning consent.
For identification purposes only.
Within Kildare County Development Plan 2011 –
2017, Chapter 6 outlines the council’s approach
to Aerodromes and has a number of specific
policies. GA 3 states that any increase or change
in use will require a full assessment carried out
by the Kildare County Council on the impact that
may arise from the action. GA 1 does encourage
the ‘extension’ or ‘improvement’ of any airport
related buildings, offices or ancillary areas. GA 1
also states that the Council will consult and coordinate
with South Dublin Council in all matters
relating to the airport.
We understand that the property is mainly held
freehold. Approximately 1.11ha (2.73 acres) is
held under possessory title only.
The office facility and available hangarage,
whether on the grass, apron and hangars are
occupied, mainly by local and national flying
clubs or training companies. They are generating
a sizable rental income. Further tenancy and
rental income details provided on request.
We understand that all mains services are available to the property including
electricity, gas, water and mains drainage, and that these are sufficient for the uses
of the property.
Interested parties are requested to satisfy themselves on the availability and adequacy
of all services.
Weston Airport is an attractive, well maintained airfield which has enjoyed a good
deal of investment over the past few years, bringing with it the potential for future
expansion and intensification of use.
This is an excellent opportunity to acquire not only an airport, but also offers alternative
opportunities to develop a private dwelling with associated agricultural sheds.
Further Information and Viewings
Financial Information: abbreviated trading accounts will be provided on request.
Viewings are to be undertaken strictly by appointment through the selling agents, in
order to avoid disruption to the business.
For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact:
Not to scale - For Indentification Only
32 Molesworth Street
T: +353 (0)1 618 1326
T: +353 (0)1 618 1445
T: +353 (0)1 618 1333
11 West Way
Oxford OX2 OQL
T: +44 (0) 1865 269 023
T: +353 (0)1 618 1350
Co-ordinates: Lat Long 532108.76N 0062910.33W
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