Pedestrian barrier at junction with Frascati Roadblackrock-dolmen


I asked the County Manager to re-instate the pedestrian barrier at the entrance to Barclay Court, for pedestrians crossing Frascati Road, (see question below). I have now been notified that work will be carried out between 10am 4pm on Tuesday and Wednesday the 18th and 19th of May to install pedestrian guard rails.


Street sweeping schedule


According to the Council’s street sweeping schedule, Barclay Court is next due to be street cleaned on the following dates: 14th June, 12th July, 9th August, 13th September and 11th October.


Carysfort-Maretimo Stream


The flood control scheme for the Carysfort-Maretimo stream was approved by the Council in January. There are small changes to the works next to Barclay Court which mean that the stream will be widened rather than having a culvert inserted. For more information, you can read the full report at


Rosemont Secondary School


Rosemont School has applied for planning permission for new premises on the Enniskerry Road (see application below). The land at that location was been re-zoned by councillors as part of the new County Development Plan and I understand the school plans to be in situ in Sandyford for the new school year 2011/2012.


Dún Laoghaire Area Committee on Planning, Transportation and Water & Waste Services held in the County Hall, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday, 6th April 2010 at 4pm


Reinstatement of Pedestrian Barrier at Barclay Court

Question: Councillor B. Ward


“To ask the Manager if a pedestrian barrier can be re-instated at the corner of Barclay Court and Frascati Road, where one previously existed at the pedestrian crossing?”



The pedestrian crossing on Frascati Road at Barclay Court has been inspected recently. High vision pedestrian barriers will be installed at this location in the next few weeks.



Registration Reference:           D10A/0214

Application received:  21st April 2010

Applicant name:                      Rosemont Educational Foundation Limited

Location:                                 ‘Balgara’ and ‘Grasslands’, Enniskerry Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18 (in the town land of Newtown Little)

Proposal:                                 Planning permission for development on a site of approximately 4.2 hectares. The development will consist of the following: the demolition of an existing house and garage (at ‘Balgara’) and the use of existing house ‘Grasslands’ for residential use / as caretaker’s house; and the construction of a 2-stream secondary school development (approx 5,460sq.m gross floor area) in a split level building (with a maximum ridge height of 10.67 metres). The constituent elements of the proposal comprise: double height main physical education hall, changing / storage / toilet & ancillary areas at lower ground floor associated mezzanine viewing balcony and external terrace on western elevation at first floor level; single to two storey general purpose element including assembly hall, oratory, tutorial / meeting / coaching rooms, ancillary administration, substation and other areas at ground floor level; two storey classroom element including staff rooms, library, meeting room, fire escape ramp along with ancillary areas; revisions to existing access to ‘Balgara’ to facilitate vehicular / pedestrian & cycle access, closure of existing second access to ‘Balgara’ and provision of a new pedestrian access located immediately to the north of the ‘Grasslands’ residence; 48 No. standard car parking spaces, 2 No. accessible parking spaces, 70 No. cycle parking spaces with overhead open canopy shelter and 2 No. bus parking spaces; outdoor hockey pitch and 4 No. hard play areas. The proposed development also includes hard & soft landscaping (including boundary treatments, school garden and attenuation area) all internal vehicular, cycle & pedestrian infrastructure and all associated site development and services works.

Application received:  Permission


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