Developer Treasury Holdings has secured full planning permission for its £700m redevelopment of Ballymun town centre in Dublin.

The 255,000m² regeneration project is the largest mixed-use town centre scheme to have secured planning permission in Ireland.

The project, known as Spring Cross, involves the construction of 360 apartments, 60,000m² of retail, 35,000m² of offices and 11,000 ²of other uses including leisure and civic facilities with cinemas, bowling alleys, a public library and restaurants.

Construction is expected to begin in 2010.

The firm Treasury Holdings is owned by Real Estate Opportunities.