We Asked, You Said, We Did

Below are some of the issues we have recently consulted on and their outcomes.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is developing a high-quality pedestrian and cycling infrastructure to promote active travel on, Kill Avenue (R830), Mounttown Road Lower (R829), Mounttown Road Upper (R829) & Glenageary Road Upper (R829), Dún Laoghaire. 

It is proposed to install continuous, high-quality, and segregated walking and cycling facilities, improved public realm areas including incidental play features, improved bus priority along Kill Avenue up to the Bakers Corner Junction, and also improve the landscaping including sustainable urban drainage systems.  

You said

We received a total of 358 submissions. These comprised 304 submissions through DLR Citizen SpaceHub and 57 email submissions.

We did

DLR has reviewed all the feedback and comments received. A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members. The report and its recommendations were noted by Councillors. The designers will take account of the comments and the concerns raised when developing the detailed design.

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is developing a vision for improving safety, reducing motorised traffic speeds and upgrading active mobility infrastructures along the R112 between Stillorgan and Dundrum. The scheme aims to reduce journey times, improve active travel directness and increase the number of trips made by bicycles and pedestrians in the local catchment for leisure, commuting, shopping and education purposes. The Council sought views from the public to help inform the proposal. 

You said

We received 263 submissions during the consultation period via the online survey, emails, postal, and CRMs.

We did

DLR has reviewed all the feedback and comments. The designers will take account of the comments and concerns raised when developing detailed designs. 

We asked

dlr Housing Construction Section sought the public's comments or observations in relation to PC/H/02/2022 Wood Park, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin - Proposed Housing Development.

You said

4 Submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

dlr Housing Construction Section received Part 8 Planning Approval at the June 2022 Council Meeting.

Wood Park Development Council Minutes June 2022

Wood Park Development Submission Report to Council June 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.

We asked

dlr Housing Construction Section sought the public's comments or observations in relation to PC/H/01/2022 Roebuck Road, Friarsland, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14  - Proposed Housing Development.

You said

9 Submissions were received in relation to this consultation.

We did

dlr Housing Construction Section received Part 8 Planning Approval at the June 2022 Council Meeting.

Roebuck Road Development Council Meeting Minutes June 2022

Roebuck Road Development Submission Report to Council June 2022

 

We asked

dlr Parks sought the public's comments or observations in relation to Development of Shanganagh Park Masterplan – Phase 1.

You said

393 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

dlr Parks received Part 8 planning approval at the May 2022 Council Meeting

We asked

DLR Infrastructure & Climate Change Department asked for the public’s comments or observations in relation to the proposed scheme

You said

10 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

DLR Infrastructure & Climate Change Department received Part 8 planning approval at the Council Meeting on 14/03/2022   

 

Sandyford Maintenance Depot Part 8

We asked

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council proposed to develop the “DLR Connector” walking, cycling and public realm improvement scheme, which would connect neighbourhoods and villages East to West across the county through a safe, accessible and attractive walking and cycling route with public realm and greening improvements.

The consultation took place over several months, from quarter four of 2021 to quarter one of 2022. The ultimate goal of the engagement was to include communities along the route in the design process and gather their ideas, hopes and concerns to be considered in the preliminary design process.

You said

The project survey received 320 total responses from November 2021 to January 2022. 

Respondents hailed from across the route area in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown, with neighbourhoods like Barton Rd East / Ballinteer, Monkstown and Deansgrange fielding the highest number of responses.

We did

dlr collaborated with DBFL Consulting Engineers (DBFL) and Connect the Dots to prepare a detailed report which is available on our Active Travel site.

Click here to read the project report. 

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, in conjunction with the National Transport Authority, is proposing Active Travel Improvements on Glenageary Road Upper between the Sallynoggin and Killiney Towers Roundabouts.  The Council's Active Travel Section, is undertaking a Non-Statutory Public Consultation for the above Scheme and welcomes all submissions and observations on the scheme as proposed. The scheme is being prepared in accordance with Section 38 of the Road Traffic Act 1994. We sought views from the public to help inform the proposal.  

You said

A total of 202 submissions were received during the consultation period. 172 submissions via citizen space and 30 by emails. 

We did

DLR have reviewed all the feedback and comments received. A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dun Laoghaire Area Committe on 7th February, 2022. The report and its recommendations were noted by Councillors. The designers will take account of the comments and the concerns raised when developing the detail design.

We asked

DLR Parks sought public comments or observations in relation to PC/PKS/02/21 PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF KILLINEY HILL PARK ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE, Killiney Co. Dublin

You said

44 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

PC/PKS/02/21 PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF KILLINEY HILL PARK ACCESSIBLE ENTRANCE, Killiney Co. Dublin received Part 8 approval at the December 2021 Council Meeting

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is developing a vision for Sandyford Village which exploits its full potential and delivers a safe, beautiful and living village for residents, business and visitors. A number of challenges in relation to accessibility and pedestrian mobility have been identified within Sandyford Village and a proposal has been prepared to undertake a series of interventions to traffic calm, prioritise pedestrian accessibility and movements and enhance the public realm and civic space at the heart of the village. The Council sought views from the public to help inform the proposal

You said

A total of 128 submissions were received during the consultation period.  118 submissions were received through the online survey form and 10 by emails.

We did

DLR have reviewed all the feedback and comments received. A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 6th December, 2021. The report and its recommendations were noted by Councillors. The designers will take account of the comments and the concerns raised when developing the detail design.

We asked

DLR Parks sought public comments or observations in relation to PC/PKS/01/21 Proposed Development of Hyde Park Community Sports Centre

You said

119 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

PC/PKS/01/21 Proposed Development of Hyde Park Community Sports Centre received Part 8 planning approval at the July 2021 Council Meeting

We asked

DLR Infrastructure & Climate Change Department asked for the public’s comments or observations in relation to the proposed scheme

You said

49 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

DLR Infrastructure & Climate Change Department received Part 8 planning approval (with amendments)* at the Council Meeting on 14/06/2021   

Part 8 Report

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a revised scheme for the Clonskeagh Road Cycle Scheme (UCD to Clonskeagh Bridge). The second round of public consultation dealt with the two main issues at the Clonskeagh Road -  Beech Hill Road junction.

In advance of this, an update was presented at the Dundrum Municipal Area Committee meeting on Monday 5th October 2020 and a follow-up briefing on the updated scheme was given to Dundrum Area Committee members on Wednesday 14th October 2020. Public consultation was held from 20th October to 19th November, 2020.

You said

A total of 727 submissions were received through the Online Survey form, and 70 by letter or emails during this period.

We did

A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 7th December, 2020. The report and its recommendations were noted by Councillors. The scheme will be amended by the designers, as far as possible, to reflect concerns raised in the public consultation.

We asked

DLR Parks sought the public's comments or observations in relation to PC/PKS/01/20 Development of Myrtle Square & Convent Lane, Dún Laoghaire

You said

140 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

It received Part 8 planning approval at the January 2021 Council Meeting

We asked

The Council sought feedback and comments on the Preliminary Design for Wyattville Road Cycle Scheme (Phase 2).

You said

In total, 172 submissions were received. A detailed summary of feedback received is included in the public consultation report.

We did

All submissions were read and considered while trying to improve and produce a well-rounded and suitable design solution. After careful review, a number of changes have been made to address recurring comments and have been incorporated into the preliminary design layout of the Wyattville Road Cycle Scheme. Each change to the design is listed and justified in Section 4 of the public consultation report which is available below. 

We asked

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council sought comments and observations on a proposed cycle route on Clonskeagh Road from UCD to the proposed Clonskeagh Bridge. The scheme aims to improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists. In advance of this, a presentation on the scheme preliminary design was made to the Elected Members in the Dundrum Area Committee on 2nd July 2020. Public consultation was held from Friday 3rd July, 2020 to Friday 14th August, 2020.

You said

A total of 264 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Hub Online Survey. 12 letters and emails were received by Friday 14th August, 2020.

We did

A report on the public consultation was brought to the Elected Members on the Dundrum Area Committee on 5th October and a further briefing was held with Councillors on 14th October 2020. The scheme will be amended by the designers to reflect concerns raised in the public consultation. Further public consultation will be undertaken on two aspects of the scheme near the Beech Hill junction.

We asked

The Council sought feedback on a Draft Abounded Bikes Policy.  The policy outlined the process for removing bikes from public areas, including from traffic poles and cycle parking stands, when bikes are deemed to be abandoned

You said

In total, 42 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub by June 9th, 2020. 100% of those who responded were supportive of the policy to remove bikes from public areas that are deemed to be abandoned. In addition, 3 responses were received by email.

We did

Based on the submissions, a number of revisions were made to the text and a report on the public consultation was presented to Transportation and Marine Strategic Policy Committee in June 2020.

We asked

DLR Parks & Landscape Services asked for the public to have their say on the design and development of Blackrock Park Masterplan

You said

108 submissions were received in relation to this consultation

We did

We have finalized the Master Plan for Blackrock Park and is now available for public viewing

https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/parks-outdoors/parks-plans-and-policies

We asked

The Council sought feedback on 5 route options for the provision of a cycle route on Carysfort Avenue.

You said

In total, 439 submissions were received through the dlr Consultation Online Hub by 27th February 2020. 61.5% of those who responded indicated that their preferred option was a two way cycle track on one side of Carysfort Avenue.

We did

A report on the public consultation was presented to the Dun Laoghaire Area Committee in April 2020. A two-way cycle track was introduced on Carysfort Avenue in Summer 2020 using the NTA Covid19 funding stream.