Part 8 Barrow Street Public Realm Improvement Scheme

Closed 16 May 2022

Opened 1 Apr 2022


Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended)

Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Applicant: Dublin City Council, Environment and Transportation

Location: Barrow Street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 4.

Proposal: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposed public realm improvements works to Barrow Street for an area extending from the Grand Canal Street Upper to the junction with Ringsend Road, Dublin 4. The site includes Barrow Street Railway Bridge, protected structure RPS ref. No. 878. No works are proposed to the protected structure as part of the application. The application relates to a proposed development within a Strategic Development Zone Planning Scheme Area.

The proposed works will comprise of the following:

  • Introduction of traffic calming measures;
  • Widening of footpaths and provision of improved pedestrian crossing points.
  • Resurfacing of carriageway and footpaths.
  • Provision of cycle parking and cycle stands;
  • Improvements to the public realm to facilitate the disabled, visually impaired and elderly including the introduction of guidance strips, marked crossings and dished kerbs.
  • Revised parking, loading bay arrangements and taxi stand facilities. 
  • Provision of new street lighting, street furniture including seats and bins etc.
  • Introduction of new soft landscaping measures including planting and trees.
  • Provision of appropriate directional signage and markings
  • All necessary service, utility and associated works.

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 4 weeks from 01/04/2022 during public opening hours at the offices of Dublin City Council, Public Counter, Planning and Property Development Department, Block 4, Ground Floor, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Monday - Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

Plans and Particulars of the proposed development may also be inspected for a period of 4 weeks from 01/04/2022 during public opening hours at Ringsend Library, Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 4

The Local Authority has concluded following a preliminary examination that there is no real likelihood of the proposed development having significant effects on the environment and therefore an EIA is not required.

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 and Property Development Department, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, before 4.30pm on 16/05/2022


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