Diamond Park Part 8

Closed 15 Sep 2020

Opened 4 Aug 2020

Overview

Diamond Park -  Part 8

Diamond Park is proposed as a major new public open space
for the North East Inner City area and the city of Dublin. A series
of public workshops carried out over an extended time period
included interactive and engaging activities which allowed
the public to express what they wanted from a new city park.

The results from these workshops drove the design
process and are illustrated in the proposal which aims to
meet a wide range of needs expressed by members of
the public and include increased integration, permeability,
activities for all ages, accessibility and passive supervision.

A number of designated spaces emerged during the workshop
process and have been incorporated into the proposed
design. These comprise of organised games, café space,
terraced seating area, retention of existing mosaic elements,
passive recreation and formal as well as informal play.

The proposed design includes new soft landscaping of trees and
herbaceous planting, both in the park and along Gardiner Street and
Sean MacDermott Street, as well as retaining some of the park’s
rich history with a new football pitch and basketball court.

 

Why we are consulting

Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended), Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) - Part 8

Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposed refurbishment by Dublin City Council to the existing Diamond Park.

Plans and Particulars of the proposed development may be inspected by appointment or purchased at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy, for a period of 4 weeks from 4th August 2020 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 9.00hrs to 16.30hrs.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, we have also put a display of the design proposal boards on the boundary railings of Diamond Park for a period of 4 weeks.

We have also uploaded the design presentation boards, along with the Part 8 planning package to this consultation page. Please click on the Related Documents tab below.

These display boards will be in place until September 1st 2020

You can submit feedback by the following methods;

Public Consultation Webpage: By completing this online consultation

Post: Executive Manager, Planning and Property Development Department, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, before 16.30hrs on 15th September 2020

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