Part VIII - Church Fields Link Road & Cycle Network in the Townland of Tyrrelstown, Mulhuddart, D15

Closeddate_range13 Feb, 2020, 9:00am - 27 Mar, 2020, 5:00pm

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Church Fields Link Road & Cycle Network, in the Townland of Tyrrelstown, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15.

In accordance with Part XI of the Local Government Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Fingal County Council hereby gives notice of the proposed works to be carried out at the above site:

  • Construction of a 690m link road (comprising of 380m upgrade of existing Wellview Avenue and 310m new construction) linking Ladyswell Road to the south and Damastown Avenue to the north.
  • Provision of 3m wide vehicle lanes in each direction along the link road with 3m wide tree lined central median to separate lanes.
  • Provision of 3m wide footpath, 2m wide off-road cycle tracks and 1.75m wide tree lined verge on each side of the link road.
  • Provision of junction accesses to existing and future developments with National Cycle Manual compliant pedestrian and cyclist junction crossings.
  • Provision of pedestrian crossings and toucan crossings at various locations along the proposed link road, Damastown Avenue and on the arms of the existing roundabouts on Damastown Avenue.
  • Provision of a cycle friendly roundabout on the link road.
  • Construction of a 1.5km long 4m wide 2-way off-road cycle track with 3m wide pedestrian footpath along Damastown Avenue linking the proposed new link road to the two schools on the Powerstown road and the proposed parkland adjacent to Church Road. The combined new cycle-track and footway will connect to the existing footpath and cycle infrastructure in the surrounding area.
  • Fencing, earthworks and pavement, utility provisions, drainage, landscaping and accommodation works.
  • All associated site works.

In accordance with Article 81 and Article 120 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (As Amended), Fingal County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination that no significant effects on the environment are likely as a result of the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection at and inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Thursday 13th February 2020 to Thursday 12th March 2020 at the following:

  • Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 X8Y2, during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm)
  • Fingal County Council Civic Offices, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, D15 W638, during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm) and also available for inspection at :
  • Mulhuddart Community Centre Church Road, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15, D15 R2VF.  Opening hours set out on the website below:

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the development would be situated, may be made either online through the website or in writing to Senior Executive Officer, Planning & Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords, Co. Dublin K67 X8Y2.

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development must arrive no later than 5pm on Friday 27th March 2020

All the issues that are raised in submissions and observations to the Council in regard to this development, including the response of the Chief Executive thereto, will form part of the statutory report to be presented to the monthly meeting of Fingal County Council.

The statutory report will list the persons or bodies who made submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development in accordance with regulations made under Part XI of the Planning and Development Act as amended.

The minutes of that meeting including the statutory report will appear on the Council’s Website. Details including the names of those making submissions or observations may also be shared with relevant Council Departments and agents working on their behalf.

Philip Long

Senior Executive Officer                                                     13th February 2020