Part 8 - Lanesborough Park Development Project, Meakstown, Dublin 11

Dúntadate_range9 M.F., 2021, 12:01am - 21 D.F., 2021, 11:59pm

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 Lanesborough Park Development Project, Meakstown, Dublin 11


In accordance with Part XI of the 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 listed hereunder to be carried out at Lanesborough Park, Meakstown, Dublin 11:

The Lanesborough Park Development Project and main ancillary infrastructure

  • Community garden
  • Terrace seating
  • Fitness area/ trim trail
  • Upgraded path network
  • Bicycle parking: 44 no. bicycle parking spaces
  • Extensive landscape planting using predominately native tree and shrub species
  • Sustainable urban drainage infrastructure (SuDS) to ensure surface water is attenuated within the site
  • Biodiverse meadows
  • Kickabout and picnic area
  • Upgraded and realigned park entrances with demountable kissing gates
  • Sensory garden trail
  • All ancillary site works

Main Playground

  • Sand and water play area
  • 30 metre zip line
  • Nature trail
  • Sensory play
  • Active play
  • Toddler play zone
  • Adventure play
  • Seating
  • Talking tube
  • Earth mound with embankment slide
  • Swings
  • Nature trail

Toddler playground

  • Log pile
  • Water base play
  • Embankment slides
  • Seating
  • Sand play area

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 there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from 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 or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Thursday 9th September 2021 up to and including Thursday the 7th October 2021 (excluding bank holidays and weekends) at the following locations:

Fingal County Council Offices, 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, Dublin 15, D15 W638, during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm)

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Council’s offices are accessible by appointment only. Please contact our Customer Care Unit at Phone No. 01-8905000 or email: to make an appointment

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will also  be available for inspection online on the Council’s Consultation Portal   from Thursday 9th September 2021 up to and including Thursday  7th October 2021.

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 as follows


via the Council’s Consultation Portal  which is open for submissions up to and including Thursday 21st October 2021


By post in writing addressed to

Senior Executive Officer, Planning & Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin K67 X8Y2.

NOTE: Please make your submission by one medium only and ensure postal submissions are clearly headed as for “The Lanesborough Park Development Project

Submissions can be made from Thursday 9th September 2021 and submissions must be received before 11.59pm on Thursday 21st October 2021.

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. 


Matthew McAleese

Director of Services, Planning and Strategic Infrastructure Department

9th September 2021


General Comments
Fitness Equipment
Kickabout/Picnic Area
Native Wildflower Meadows
Linked Play Trail
Toddler Play Area
Community Garden Incorporating a Sensory Trail
Dog Off Leash