Castletymon Enhancement Project

Closed9 Nov, 2021, 9:00am - 4 Jan, 2022, 9:00am

Castletymon Shopping Centre District Centre Enhancement Programme

South Dublin County Council

Proposed New Works

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)



Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposal to construct the following development by South Dublin County Council:


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The proposed scheme will involve the upgrading and modernisation of Castletymon Shopping Centre and its environs. This will involve improvements within and around the shopping centre and along the roadway from the new Library / Bancroft Park and Tymon Park / National Basketball Arena.

South Dublin County Council In conjunction with the National Transport Authority, are actively trying to develop an improved cycle network throughout the county. This new network is intended to provide more sustainable transport options for commuters as well as active travel benefits for local communities.

The proposed route no. 27 of the Cycle South Dublin is the Castletymon Road Cycle Scheme. It will provide cycle connectivity from Greenhills’s Road to Tallaght Main Street and has a length of 1.8m. Under this scheme South Dublin County Council proposed to construct 250m length of cycleway as a first stage of this network. This provides a better active travel link to Castletymon shopping centre, local amenities, NBA arena, schools, and parks within the length of the road.

Scheme objectives:

The Castletymon Shopping Centre District Centre Enhancement Programme has a number of objectives;

  • To modernise and support local businesses
  • To enhance pedestrian and cycle facilities to and within the centre
  • To create links to and between the shopping centre, Bancroft park and Tymon park
  • To create more amenity space within the centre
  • To widen pedestrian areas in front of the shops footpaths
  • To combat anti-social behaviour
  • To modernise the look and support local businesses
  • To create a vibrant and distinctive place

Works include;

  • Working with traders regarding the scheme and shopfront upgrades
  • Narrowing the carriageway
  • Provision of new cycle way
  • Creation of a landscaped plaza with street furniture
  • Rationalisation of the carpark layout
  • Improvement to the rear pedestrian access to the shopping centre
  • Upgrade works to the façade of the shopping centre
  • Commission of Art in the form of a Mural

Persons wishing to inspect drawings and particulars of the proposed development can do so as follows:

ONLINE:         Visit our virtual consultation room during the period from 9th November 2021 to 4th January 2022.

IN PERSON:   Due to Covid-19 restrictions, 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, only by appointment, at County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 during office hours from 9th November 2021 to 4th January 2022.

Appointments can be made by contacting the Planning Department by email at or by phoning (01) 4149000.

NOTE: South Dublin County Council would like to encourage submissions or observations noting elements of the scheme that they support and want to ensure are retained during the detailed design.

Please make your submission by one medium only. All submissions should include your name and a contact address. It should be noted that the Freedom of Information Act, 1997-2006 (as amended) applies to all records held by South Dublin County Council.



3 submissions have raised observations relating to this consultation.


part 8 public consultation