Kildare County Council has confirmed that a site in Sallins has been earmarked for a social housing development.
Plans for the land between Des Kelly's and Castlesize, Sallins, is currently at pre-design development.
It is expected that a planning application will be lodged prior to Christmas.
The Housing Department do not recommend that the site is used for car parking given that the site will be required for housing.
The Environment Department have applied for funding to clean up this site and will progress the clean up on behalf of the Housing Department.
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