South Dublin County Council

Clonburris Strategic Development Zone

10th October 2017

South Dublin County Council launches a new plan to deliver 8,000 new homes at the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone.

A new community is being planned for South Dublin County on the lands that make up the Clonburris Strategic Development Zone. The development, comprising approximately 280 hectares, is located between the established communities of Lucan, Clondalkin and Liffey Valley. The lands have been designated by the Government as a Major Urban Housing Development Site.

South Dublin County Council is confident that Clonburris will have a central role to play in addressing the demand for new housing in Dublin.

The Planning Scheme will guide the future growth of the Clonburris lands, located at the heart of South Dublin County. A six-week public consultation period relating to the Draft Planning Scheme will take place between Friday 22nd September and Friday 3rd November 2017.

The Draft Planning Scheme aims to achieve a shared outlook for the future development of the new community at Clonburris. The scale and potential of the ands, together with existing unique selling points, including the Grand Canal, Griffeen Valley Park and the Kildare rail line, offer an excellent starting point for the development of a forward thinking, innovative and vibrant community in South Dublin County.

The Scheme will include the provision of three primary and three post primary schools. Approximately 72% of housing will be located within 500 metres of schools and approximately 98% of residents will be able to access a bus stop within 400 metres or train station within 800 metres, thereby significantly reducing dependence on the private car.

The lands will be serviced by two train stations at Kishoge and Clondalkin/Fonthill, approximately a 15-minute train journey from Dublin City Centre. Three Regional Roads, including the Outer Ring Road, connect the lands to the N4 and N7 National Routes.

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