Closed 22 May 2018

Opened 18 Apr 2018


Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council is currently preparing plans to improve pedestrian and cycle facilities on Drummartin Link Road and part of Kilgobbin Road and is seeking comments and observations from the public to help inform the design of the scheme. This will include an upgrade to the Drummartin Link Road and Blackthorn Drive junction near the Beacon Hospital.

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Traffic & Road Safety Section, is undertaking a Non-Statutory Public Consultation for the above Scheme in accordance with Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 and welcomes all submissions and observations on the scheme as proposed.

Scheme Details:

In line with the requirements of the National Cycle Manual and the Design Manual for Urban Roads and Streets, the main works to be carried out as part of the proposed pedestrian and cycle scheme include the following:

  • Development of a new two way cycle track on the east side of Drummartin Link Road and on part of the west side of Kilgobbin Road up to Hillcrest Road.
  • Upgrade of the Drummartin Link Road and Blackthorn Drive junction near the Beacon Hospital.
  • Scheme tie in from Drummartin Link Road to the proposed Bracken Road link road.
  • Reconfiguration of the roundabout over the M50 to provide pedestrian and cycle facilities through the roundabout to link to the proposed routes on Drummartin Link Road and Kilgobbin Road.

Why We Are Consulting

The Council are seeking views from the public to help inform the scheme design. This Scheme will be placed on public display in the offices of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, as follows, from April 18th to May 22nd, 2018 and will also be available for viewing on the Council’s website.

  • County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire,
  • Dundrum Area Office, Dundrum

Submissions and observations can also be made in writing to –

Senior Engineer, Traffic & Road Safety  Section, Municipal Services Department, Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown County Council, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin.

or via e-mail to or by logging onto

Submissions and observations should be clearly marked ‘Sandyford Cycle Route (Kilgobbin/Drummartin Link Road)

The closing date for receipt of submissions is Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 at 12 noon.

What Happens Next

Further to this Public Consultation, a report will be brought back to the Dún Laoghaire and Dundrum Area Committee meetings in June 2018.



  • All Areas


  • Anyone from any background


  • Road Safety
  • Cycling
  • Traffic Management
  • Road Network