Royal Canal Greenway Part 8

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Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposed construction by Dublin City Council of the above scheme, consisting of three phases, Phase 2 to 4 inclusive. Please note that Phase 1 running from Guild Street to Sheriff Street Upper is already constructed.

PHASE 2: SHERIFF STREET UPPER , DUBLIN 1 TO NORTH STRAND ROAD, DUBLIN 1

The proposed works shall comprise the construction of circa. 520m of cycle and pedestrian route and landscaping between Sheriff Street Upper, Dublin 1 and the Ossory Road Railway Bridge along the western bank of the canal; c.177m of earth ramp and 7 span concrete bridge between Ossory Road Railway Bridge and North Strand Road (Newcomen Bridge – Protected Structure), Dublin 1.

PHASE 3: NORTH STRAND ROAD, DUBLIN 1 TO PHIBSBOROUGH ROAD, DUBLIN 7.

The proposed works shall comprise the construction of c.2.1km cycle and pedestrian route from North Strand Road (Newcomen Bridge – Protected Structure) to Phibsborough Road. The route shall traverse past Clarke’s Bridge and Binns Bridge, both Protected Structures.

Toucan (pedestrian and cycle) crossings shall be provided at the following locations:

North Strand Street / Newcomen Bridge; Summerhill Parade / Clarke’s Bridge; Russell Street / Russell Street Bridge; Drumcondra Road Lower / Binn’s Bridge; Phibsborough Road / Cross Guns Bridge. Two new pedestrian/cycle bridges and associated ramps are proposed to facilitate the route at Croke Park south east of Russell Street and at the 3rd Royal Canal Lock.

PHASE 4: PHIBSBOROUGH ROAD, DUBLIN 7 TO ASHTOWN, DUBLIN 15

The proposed works shall comprise the construction of c.4.3km of cycle and pedestrian route from Phibsborough Road, Dublin 7 – Cross Guns Bridge to Ashtown, Dublin 15 along the northern towpath. The works traverse past Broome Bridge (Protected Structure) and H.S. Reilly’s Bridge (Protected Structure). A Toucan (pedestrian and cycle) crossing is proposed at Broombridge Road/Broome Bridge.

In addition, for all 3 Phases of the Scheme the proposed works shall include; the provision of new public lighting, CCTV, gateways to prevent inappropriate motor vehicle access and other ancillary services along the entire route.

An Ecological Report and Built Heritage & Conservation Report accompany this application.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development may be inspected or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy for a period of 6 weeks from Thursday 28th May at the offices of Dublin City Council, Public Counter, Planning Department, Block 4, Ground Floor, Civic offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 Monday to Friday 9.00hrs to 16.30hrs.

The proposal can also be viewed at the following locations:

  1. Charleville Mall Library, Charleville Mall, North Strand, Dublin 1.
    Opening Hours: 10.00hrs – 13.00hrs and 14.00hrs – 17.00hrs Monday to Saturday
  2. Phibsborough Library, Royal Canal Bank, Phibsborough, Dublin 7
    Opening Hours: 12.45hrs – 16.00hrs and 16.45hrs – 20.00hrs Monday, Wednesday. 10.00hrs – 13.00hrs and 14.00hrs – 17.00hrs Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
  3. Cabra Area Office, 97 New Cabra Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.
    Opening Hours: 10.00hrs – 16.00hrs Mon – Thursday; 10.00hrs – 12.30hrs Friday
  4. Cabra Library, Navan Road, Cabra, Dublin 7
    Opening Hours: 10.00hrs – 20.00hrs Monday to Thursday; 10.00hrs – 17.00hrs Friday & Saturday.

Plans and particulars can also be viewed online at www.dublincity.ie and www.cycledublin.ie

A submission or observation in relation 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 in writing to the Executive Manager, Planning Department, Dublin City Council, Block 4 Floor 3 Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8 before 16.30 hrs on Friday 24th July 2015.

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