St Cuthbert's Park Design Plan Clondalkin

Dúnta20 M.F., 2022, 8:00am - 2 Sam, 2022, 5:00pm

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:


The development will consist of:

  • Proposed hard-surfaced primary walking/ cycling route with public lighting; traversing east-west, through the park;
  • Proposed hard-surfaced secondary walking/ cycling routes through the park;
  • 3 No. Nodal points with seating as required;
  • Proposed on-street car parking and pedestrian crossing points (subject to detailed design with SDCC Roads Dept.);
  • Proposed vantage point, seating and signage;
  • Proposed Teenspace area with equipment, seating and surfacing;
  • Proposed outdoor exercise area with calisthenics or similar;
  • Proposed natural and equipped playspaces for children;
  • Proposed performance/ events area;
  • Proposed dogs off-leash area with dog-friendly features;
  • Proposed arboretum with edible fruits and nut trees;
  • Proposed grass sports pitches;
  • Proposed Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) with floodlighting;
  • Proposed play/exercise trail along the walking / cycling routes.
  • Proposed new planting to include: wildflower grassland with drifts of native bulbs; formal avenue trees; informal tree groups; community woodland; informal tree groups with native species; and other planting as required;
  • Vegetation clearance of St Cuthberts Church, Moated Site and Graveyard Site and further assessment of works to conserve the structure as advised; (Monuments of Archaeological Interest and a Protected Structure);
  • Seating, bicycle parking and signage;
  • Works to boundaries, accesses and entrances;
  • All associated landscape design including furniture and planting;
  • All ancillary works.

The areas for the proposed works are within the curtilage of a Protected Structure (RPS133) and Monuments of Archaeological Interest (DU017-038001-/02-/03-) 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. 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, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Persons wishing to inspect drawings and particulars of the proposed development can do so as follows between the period from 20th September 2022 to 2nd November 2022.

IN PERSON:    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, at County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24 during office hours from 20th September 2022 to 2nd November 2022.

ONLINE: from 20th September 2022 to 2nd November 2022 at 5.00pm.

Submissions and 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 5.00pm on the 2nd November 2022 and may be submitted:



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.

Please Note: A set of the Part 8 drawings and reports have been made available for viewing, on an informal basis, at Clondalkin Civic Centre and Bawnogue Community Centre, Clondalkin.