Part 8 S2S Cycle way & footpath interim works

Posted 20 Jun 2017 to Events» News by Sarah Scannell

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

  • Applicant: Dublin City Council, Environment and Transportation Department
  • Location: James Larkin Road D3 between Mount Prospect Avenue D3 and Watermill Road, Dublin 5

Proposal: Pursuant to the requirements of the above, notice is hereby given of the proposal to amend the previously approved Planning Permission 3601/12 for Sutton to Sandycove Cycleway & Footway Interim Works: Bull Wall to Causeway Road to include for the modification of the flood defence sea wall on James Larkin Road D3 between Mount Prospect Avenue D3 and Watermill Road D5.

It is proposed:

  • To reduce the height of the flood defence sea wall from 4.25mOD to a height ranging from 4.06mOD to 3.95mOD to provide an effect flood defence height of a minimum of 3.95mOD and a pedestrian parapet of a minimum of 500mm high.

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 6 weeks from 14/06/17 to 26/07/17 during public opening hours at the offices of Dublin City Council, Public Counter, Planning & Property Development Department, Block 4, Ground Floor, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, Monday – Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm.

The proposal can also be viewed at:

Marino Library, 14 – 20 Marino Mart, Clontarf, Dublin 3, D03 VW10; and
Opening Hours:     Monday & Wednesday: 12.45hrs to 16.00hrs and 16.45 to 20.00.
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10.00hrs to 13.00hrs & 14.00hrs to 17.00hrs
Sunday: Closed

Raheny Library, Howth Road, Dublin 5, D05VY99
Opening Hours:     Monday to Thursday: 10.00hrs to 20.00hrs.
Friday, Saturday: 10.00hrs to 17.00hrs
Sunday: Closed

The Red Stables, St Anne’s Park, Mount Prospect Avenue, Dublin 3
Opening Hours:    Monday-Friday 08:00hrs to 1800hrs

Plans and particulars can be viewed online below and www.cycledublin.ie

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 & Property Development Department, Dublin City Council, Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, before 4.30pm on 10/08/17


The Sutton to Sandycove (S2S) project is a scheme comprising elements of two projects, the Dollymount Promenade & Flood Protection Project (DPFPP) and the North City Arterial Watermain (NCAM), both of which have planning approval from An Bord Pleanála. Subsequent to the planning approval by An Bord Pleanála of the DPFPP in December 2011, Dublin City Council (DCC) and the National Transport Authority (NTA) received Part 8 Planning approval for this Interim scheme in May 2013. The scope of works includes the construction of two new sections of retaining wall and improvements to the existing sea defence wall.

The section of the project involves the construction of 2 km of cycle track, additional flood protection measures and the laying of a trunk water main. The wall is required to protect against coastal flooding in this area. In a coastal area deeper water level will generate higher waves. With large portions of Bull Island likely to be flooded in the future due to a rise in sea levels, this section of the coastline will be much more exposed to wave action and the wall height is the minimum recommended to combat this.

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