Tallaght Heritage Centre

Closed8 Aug, 2023, 11:09am - 21 Sep, 2023, 11:59pm


Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)
Planning and Development Regulations, 2001 (as amended)

Notice of Proposed Development By A Local Authority

Old Blessington Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, to the east of the Civic Theatre

Nature & Extent of the Proposed Development:
Pursuant to the requirements of the above, South Dublin County Council (SDCC) hereby give notice to construct the following development on SDCC land at Old Blessington Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24, situated to the east of the Civic Theatre.
The development will consist of a new Heritage Centre for Tallaght with a gross floor area of c. 870 sq.m. The development comprises of:

i. Construction of a new two-storey structure which will accommodate gallery and exhibition spaces, multi-purpose room, reception, external terrace, and all of the required supporting spaces including storage, welfare facilities, services and bin storage;

ii. Removal of existing boundary fence, removal existing bottle-bank and bike lockers, removal of 39 no. existing surface car-parking spaces to facilitate development;

iii. All associated site works to include hard and soft landscaping including courtyard garden, planting, 20 no of bicycle parking spaces, lighting, signage and all associated site and development works.

iv. The proposal has undergone Appropriate Assessment Screening under the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and screening for Environmental Impact Assessment under the EIA Directive 2014/52/EU, and the Planning Authority has concluded that there will be no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of publication 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.

The plans and particulars of the proposed development are available for inspection online on the Council’s Public Consultation Portal website (http://consult.sdublincoco.ie) during the period from 8th August 2023 to 6th September 2023.

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 the 21st September 2023 and can be made as follows;

• On South Dublin County Council’s Public Consultation Portal website http://consult.sdublincoco.ie under Consultation by midnight on 21st September 2023.
• In writing to the Head of County Promotion Unit, Economic, Enterprise and Tourism Development, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24, to be received on or before 5.00pm on 21st September 2023, submissions should be labelled “Tallaght Heritage Centre”.

NOTE: Please make your submission by one medium only. All submissions should include your name and a contact address. Only submissions received as set out above will be considered. Submissions cannot be accepted in any other format or to any other postal 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.
South Dublin County Council’s Personal Data Privacy Statements can be viewed at www.sdcc.ie and all personal data will be retained in line with statutory requirements.

Signed: Director of Economic, Enterprise and Tourism Development

South Dublin County Council Website: www.sdcc.ie

Date of Public Notice: 3rd August 2023


5 submissions have raised observations relating to this consultation.


Cultural Heritage