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Cherrywood

Postby Rocker » Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:04 am

Had the pleasure!! of leaving someone to the Luas in Brides Glen this morning and wow the traffic, building, crowds around Cherrywood. Thought as it will be a new city in the Boro we should start a topic for it.

Hello Cherrywood....we see you growing......

check out this site,

http://www.cherrywooddublin.com/

here is development land

http://www.cherrywood.ie/development-land/
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Re: Cherrywood

Postby Toss » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:02 am

Cherrywood is a disaster waiting to happen thanks to our town planners as far as I'm concerned .... yes the idea may have been good ten years ago, but their failure to provide the proper infrastructure and control how the southside is being developed will see it becoming an even bigger traffic nightmare for everyone. The building of huge office blocks at Leopardstown continues at pace in Central Park around the Clayton Hotel and racecourse area. Cherrywood is already causing major traffic / transport issues, I wonder what these expert planners expect think will happen when it comes to full completion ? as it stands right now, some young kids on the Luas line can't even get to school without leaving their houses at 7am for a 9pm start a few miles away because the carriges are full before it gets to their stop from 7.30am ! its a disgrace, but this is all ignored or guffawed away by the Council as their main agenda is generating more money in rates / taxes etc and not how joe public is going to cope.

The gross stupidty or incompetence is amazing as all these experts have reams of qualifications and not an ounce of sense when it come to future proofing a project .... look at how they messed up the Luas, spending fortunes on carraiges that are longer than the platforms in use and that cannot cross streets with causing a blockage ! look at the money spent on a second terminal at the airport ensuring that Dublin remains a one sided city for egress by air ..... how hard would it have been to use common sense and develop a second airport out past Bray that would service the ever growing numbers on that side of the city ? these people hide behind costings that suit their agenda, but then reality kicks in when it too late and we end up with total gridlock. I would go so far as to say that the M50 is no longer fit for purpose thanks to the over crowding of Dublin and its surrounds, ask anyone trying to get past Bray at 5pm every weekday ? its a nightmare and about to get worse.

I'm all for creating jobs and stimulating local economies, but not in already crowded areas that struggle with transport issues .... there is no need to build up, build out and spread the burden (and the wealth).
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Re: Cherrywood

Postby Rocker » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:11 pm

I hadn't realised that DLR Properties is owned by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Co Co.

Chairperson’s statement
"We at DLR Properties Ltd are passionate about developing a state of the art office park in South County Dublin’s most desirable business location. We already have 200,000 sq ft of exceptional quality office accommodation with blue-chip tenants in Cherrywood and, with the approval of our Urban Form Development Framework, will have the facility to develop a further 1.4m sq ft of commercial accommodation on our Town Centre lands in the very near future. As a company, owned by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Co. Council, we are dedicated to creating sustainable quality developments, attractive to progressive businesses and are committed to working with our tenants to deliver bespoke accommodation which is directly suited to their needs.."

http://www.cherrywood.ie/about-us/

Their site says.....
Cherrywood will become a major new residential and employment centre in Dublin. This has been recognized by Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council as the area is designated a Strategic Development Zone. It was acknowledged that in order to achieve a significant scale of development, in a sustainable manner, a highly coordinated approach to development by Landowners and service providers would be required. "Fast track" planning is the result and stakeholders can be assured that planning applications will be granted (subject to conditions), so long as they are consistent with the Planning Scheme.
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Re: Cherrywood

Postby Micheál » Fri Apr 27, 2018 9:41 am

Toss wrote:[...]... how hard would it have been to use common sense and develop a second airport out past Bray that would service the ever growing numbers on that side of the city ? [...] I would go so far as to say that the M50 is no longer fit for purpose thanks to the over crowding of Dublin and its surrounds, ask anyone trying to get past Bray at 5pm every weekday ? [...] .


Hmmm . So would the new airport be reserved exclusively for Wiclow/Wexford/Carlow folk? Maybe with a hard border at Fassaroe? dontknow

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Re: Cherrywood

Postby Toss » Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:46 am

Micheál wrote:Maybe with a hard border at Fassaroe? dontknow

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Ha ha thats an enclave .... a helicopter pad will be needed :P
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Re: Cherrywood

Postby Rocker » Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:00 am

Toss wrote:Cherrywood is a disaster waiting to happen thanks to our town planners as far as I'm concerned .... yes the idea may have been good ten years ago, but their failure to provide the proper infrastructure and control how the southside is being developed will see it becoming an even bigger traffic nightmare for everyone.
I would go so far as to say that the M50 is no longer fit for purpose thanks to the over crowding of Dublin and its surrounds, ask anyone trying to get past Bray at 5pm every weekday ? its a nightmare and about to get worse.



Have to agree with you there Toss. I don't live too far from Cherrywood and initially when the luas came to Brides Glen I thought thats a white elephant. But, with the recession and NAMA and the sell off of various lands the place has taken off...again in bits here and bits there and no great traffic management plan...as far as I can see..(from Wyateville they have actually narrowed the roads to make a bicycle lane and slow traffic to Cherrywood and the M50.!!!...so bottleneck is up to Graduate on a bad day!!!)
You are right about the gridlock on the M50. I would never dream of going to Bray after about 2pm and if I'm stuck coming from Tallagh towards Bray anytime after 4pm I pull my hair out!!.........sounds like I should put this on the moan topic.
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