Bremore Regional Park Development Project – Have your say!

April 7, 2021 0

REMINDER:  The formal planning process for the proposed Bremore Regional Park Development Project has commenced.   The Bremore Regional Park Development Project, including The Balbriggan Sports and Recreational Hub, Central Zone Open Spaces, new Coastal Park, all ancillary infrastructure and Park Boundaries at Bremore Regional Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.

16-Mar-21: Fingal County Council has announced the commencement of the formal planning process for the proposed Bremore Regional Park Development Project. The Bremore Regional Park Development Project, including The Balbriggan Sports and Recreational Hub, Central Zone Open Spaces, new Coastal Park, all ancillary infrastructure and Park Boundaries at Bremore Regional Park, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.

In accordance with Part XI of the Local Government Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended), Fingal County Council hereby gives notice of the proposed works to be carried out at the above site:

The Balbriggan Sports & Recreational Hub and main ancillary infrastructure:

  • 8 Lane Athletics Track (All weather surface)
  • 1 no. All Weather (3g Surface) Pitch, 100m x 60m
  • 1 no. 5-a-side side All Weather (3g Surface) Pitch 40m x 25m
  • 2 no. 9-a-side football pitches, 70m x 50m
  • 3 no. Basketball courts 28m x 16m
  • 2 no. Tennis Courts 24m x 11m
  • 1 no. GAA Pitch 145m x 90m
  • Bleacher seating structures
  • Sports enclosure fencing
  • Primary Circulation Network

Main ancillary infrastructure:

  • Changing & Toilets Building (341 sqm)
  • Vehicular Access from R132
  • Bicycle Parking: 57 no. ‘Sheffield’ type Bicycle Stands

Landscaped Car Park and Associated Car Parking:

  • 50 no. Standard Car Spaces
  • 3 no. Universally Accessible Spaces
  • 1 no. Coach Set Down
  • Associated Foul/ Fresh Water & ESB Connections and Fibre Optic Communications Connections

Proposed Sports & Recreational Hub Lighting:

  • Public lighting of primary circulation network
  • Public lighting of car park
  • Sports lighting: 8m & 12m high columns to sports courts 18m & 20m high columns to athletics track & all weather pitch

The Central Zone Open Spaces:

  • Natural play elements
  • Outdoor gym equipment and other park furniture elements
  • Resurfacing and landscaping works
  • Provision of overflow parking: 50no. spaces on reinforced grass surface
  • Signage, seating
  • Bicycle Parking: 13 no. ‘Sheffield’ type Bicycle Stands
  • Public Lighting of select, primary circulation routes including associated ducting and ducting for future fibre optic connections

The Coastal Park:

  • Basketball Half Court
  • Skate Bowl – Structural Planting (Trees & Shrubs)
  • Amenity planting and grass mounds
  • Paving surface treatments
  • Terraced steps/seating
  • Bicycle Parking: 25 no. ‘Sheffield’ type Bicycle Stands

Landscaped Car Park and Associated Car Parking:

  • 98 no. Standard Car Spaces
  • 6 no. Universally Accessible Spaces
  • Resurfacing and landscaping works
  • SuDS Installation
  • Removal of private car access to coastal car park area & relocation of 19no.existing car parking spaces
  • Bicycle Parking: 18 no. ‘Sheffield’ type Bicycle Stands

Park boundaries (1220 lin.m):

  • 1.8m High Steel Railing: 925m
  • 1.8m High Stone Wall and Railing; 295m

In accordance with Article 81 and Article 120 of the Planning & Development Regulations 2001 (As Amended), Fingal County Council has concluded from a preliminary examination that no significant effects on the environment are likely as a result of the proposed development and that an Environmental Impact Assessment is not required. Any person may, within 4 weeks from the date of this notice, apply to An Bord Pleanála for a screening determination as to whether the development would be likely to have significant effects on the environment.

Plans and particulars of the proposed development will be available for inspection at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse and inspection or purchase at a fee not exceeding the reasonable cost of making a copy from Tuesday 16th March 2021 up to and including Friday 16th April 2021 (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays) at the following locations:

  • Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 X8Y2, during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm and Friday 9am to 4.30pm).
  • Fingal County Council Civic Offices, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, D15 W638, during normal opening hours (Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm andFriday 9am to 4.30pm).

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Council’s offices are accessible by appointment only. Please contact Customer Care Unit at Phone No. 01-8905000 or email: customercareunit@fingal.ie. Submissions or observations with respect 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 either online through the public consultation portal at https://consult.fingal.ie/en/browse

or

in writing by post addressed to: Senior Executive Officer, Planning & Strategic Infrastructure Department, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Main Street, Swords, Co Dublin K67 X8Y2.

Only postal submissions received by 5pm on Friday, 30th April 2021 (addressed as set out above) or on-line by 11.59pm on Friday 30th April 2021 via the public consultation portal will be considered.