Part 8 for proposed enhancements and upgrades at Corkagh Park, Clondalkin

Opendate_range20 Dec, 2021, 9:00am - 9 Feb, 2022, 5:00pm

Proposed New Works

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT ACT 2000 (as amended)

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS 2001 - 2018

Part 8 PUBLIC NOTICE

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

PROPOSED ENHANCEMENTS AND UPGRADES AT CORKAGH PARK, CLONDALKIN, DUBLIN 22

The development will consist of:

  • Provision of wayfinding and signage installations;
  • Enhancement of the primary and secondary routes;
  • Construction of a new ‘hub zone’ to include a Café building with 10 no. public toilets, kitchen, storage, serving area and internal seating; multi-use events space with a stage and hard-standing area; soft-landscaping with formal seating areas; picnic areas; amenity lawn; mounds; incidental play area; and planting;
  • Removal and replacement of trees that are in poor health or pose a risk to safety;
  • Upgrading of St. John’s Wood Car Park to include resurfacing; improved pedestrian links and footpaths, dropped kerbs and crossings; replacement of existing gates; reorganisation of internal vehicular routes; 11m high arrival beacons at St. John’s Wood Car Park Entrance; future-proofing for EV charging points;
  • Upgrading and extension of Green Isle Car Park and park entrance to include relocation and widening of existing entrance; addition of a native edge plant buffer; 11m high arrival beacons at Green Isle Car Park Entrance;  future-proofing for EV charging points;
  • Enhancements to the Fairy Woodland Trail including new play features; new seating; new pedestrian link from the lakes; retention and protection of existing mature trees; addition of native ornamental shrubs and grasses;
  • Upgrading of entrance and construction of a new footpath linking existing car park to the Outer Ring Road; future-proofing for EV charging points and extension of car park; and 11m high arrival beacon at Outer Ring Road Entrance;
  • Provision of a new pedestrian entrance from Kilcarbery Grange Development;
  • Provision of a new pedestrian link between the Camac Valley Camping Park and Corkagh Park;
  • Enhancements to pedestrian entrance and boundary at St. John’s Wood Drive
  • Proposed planting, furniture and landscape works associated with the proposed development.
  • All associated and ancillary site works associated with the proposed development.

The areas for the proposed works are within the curtilage of a number of Protected Structures located within the subject site.

The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment and a Flood Risk Assessment has been carried out. The Planning Authority has made a preliminary examination of the nature, size and location of the proposed development. The authority has concluded that there is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and a determination has been made that an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of publication of this notice, (disregarding the period between the 24th day of December and the first day of January, both days inclusive), apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, plans and particulars of the proposed scheme will be available for inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy for a period of four weeks from the 20th December 2021 only; (disregarding the period between the 24th day of December and the first day of January, both days inclusive);  by appointment at the offices of South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24, and available online on the Consultation Portal http://consult.sdublincoco.ie

Submissions or observations with respect to the proposed development dealing with the proper planning and sustainable development of the area in which the proposed development will be situated may be made in writing up to 5 pm on the 9th February 2022 and may be submitted either via:

Online Submissions: http://consult.sdublincoco.ie   

or

Post to: Senior Executive Officer, Environment Water and Climate Change Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 YNN5.

NOTE: 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.

Director, Environment Water and Climate Change Department, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24.

Public Notice Published / Site Notice Erected on 20.12.2021

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