Forward Planning Infrastructure: Cherrywood Green Routes Network - Proposed Development

Closed 26 Apr 2022

Opened 24 Mar 2022

Feedback updated 26 Jul 2022

We asked

dlr Forward Planning Infrastructure Department sought the public's comments or observations in relation to PC/CSDZ/013/2022 Cherrywood Green Routes Network - Proposed Development.

You said

85 submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

dlr Forward Planning Infrastructure Department received Part 8 Planning Approval at the June 2022 Council Meeting.

Results updated 26 Jul 2022



In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001-2021 (as amended), Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council hereby gives notice of a proposal to construct as follows:  

Development Location: Cherrywood Strategic Development Zone, County Dublin. 

Proposed development: Cherrywood Natural Greenspace Green Route (common infrastructure project) extending approximately 5.0km from Brides Glen to Brennanstown comprising pedestrian and cycle connections to the N11, Wyattville Link Road, Cherrywood Avenue and Brides Glen/Cherrywood Road including: 

- A north-south greenway of approximate 3.1km long and 4.0m wide, from Cherrywood Business Park to Brennanstown, including connection to Druids Valley and Cherrywood Avenue. Parts of the route are existing and/or were previously permitted (Reg Ref: DZ18A/0854).  

- An east-west greenway of c.420m long and 3.0m wide, from north of the Carrickmines River to Lehaunstown Lane, via a new embankment. 

- A 800m long, 1.2m wide, pedestrian route through the Druids Glen woodland, consisting of resurfacing of existing pathways.  

- Pedestrian and cycle links to surrounding developments including a stepped link from Brides Glen Road; links within Cherrywood Business Park; upgrade of existing pedestrian links to Wyattville Link Road; widening and upgrade of existing pedestrian links from the N11; and pedestrian links to the north to recently permitted residential development Reg Ref: DZ18A/0208 / DZ19A/0863. 

- And all associated site development works. 

In accordance with S.I. 476, 2011, Section 250, Planning and Development (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations, 2011 and S.I. 296, 2018 European Union (Planning and Development) (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2018, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has carried out screenings and has determined the following: 

  • An Appropriate Assessment is not required 

  • There is no real likelihood of significant effects on the environment arising from the proposed development so therefore the preliminary assessment has concluded that an Environmental Impact Assessment Report is not required. 

Please Note: 

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, for a specified period of 4 weeks from Thursday 24th March 2022 up to and including Tuesday 26th April 2022, at  

  • The Planning Department, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, between 10.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays, and  
  • The Council Offices, Dundrum Office Park, Dundrum, between 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays, and  
  • Via the dlr consultations on the Council’s website homepage and at  

Submissions or observations with respect 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 Local Authority before 4:30pm on Wednesday 11th May 2022 as follows: 

  1. Online at   
  2. In writing to Administrative Officer, Forward Planning Infrastructure Department, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. 
  3. By email to  

Submissions and Observations should be clearly marked “Proposed Green Routes Network, Cherrywood SDZ” 

Why your views matter

In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the Planning and Development Regulations, 2001-2018 (as amended)

What happens next

Further to this Public Consultation, all submission will be considered and a report will be prepared and brought before Council Members.


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