regeneration timeline

The following are the key milestones in the regeneration of Fatima Mansions:

1998 The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese launches ‘Making Fatima a Better Place to Live’ (FGU).
2000 FGU publishes ‘Eleven Acres Ten Steps’ – A brief from the community of Fatima Mansions to the public representatives, planners, developers and service providers tasked with the regeneration of the housing estate.
2001 Dublin City Council publishes its Masterplan policy Document ‘Regeneration Next Generation’. The Masterplan Framework for the Regeneration of Fatima Mansions is agreed and the Fatima Regeneration Board is formally established.
2002 Fatima residents are relocated within the complex to facilitate the demolition process.
2003 The demolition of the first five blocks commences.
2004 Following negotiations brokered by the Regeneration Board, agreement is reached in relation to the appointment of the joint venture developer, Maplewood Elliott to commence construction of Phase One under the terms of a Public Private Partnership.
2005 The first resident is presented with the key to their new home by the Lord Mayor, President McAleese launches the Social Regeneration Plan ‘8 Great Expectations’.
2006 The remainder of the site is demolished as Phase Two commences 2008 First phase of market rate accommodation is launched 2009 Social housing and community facilities are completed and launched by President McAleese
2010 The Fatima Herberton physical regeneration is completed. F2 Centre & Enterprise Management Board, the successor structure to the Fatima Regeneration Board is established to ensure the long-term sustainability of the scheme.