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The Information hub contains information and documents detailing all the work to date on the City Edge Project.

Strategic Framework - Supporting Studies

International Best Practice Housing Review

An international best practice housing review was commissioned to accompany and inform the City Edge Project Strategic Framework’s approach to dwelling mix, tenure mix and dwelling design. A series of international best practice case studies are examined from the perspective of creating a Liveable City and identifying recommendations.

International Best Practice Housing Review

Economic Strategy

The Economic Strategy that accompanies the Strategic Framework helps establish a long term economic direction of travel for the City Edge Project by way of reviewing the area’s economic profile and identifying existing and emerging growth sectors that are a best fit for the area, down to a neighbourhood/district level. A series of recommendations to create the optimal conditions for the necessary economic growth are also set out.

Economic Strategy

Transport Modelling Technical Report

The Transport a Modelling Technical Report sets out the methodology behind the assessment and development of the Movement Strategy for the City Edge Strategic Framework.  This report describes the process and results from the modelling and appraisal of the transport network for City Edge for all travel modes (public transport, walking, cycling, car and freight) using the National Transport Authority’s (NTA) Eastern Regional Model (ERM) as well as the Travel Demand Management Measures that were incorporated into the process.

Transport Modelling Report

Climate Action Study

The Climate Action Study undertakes a review of the policy and guidance context for addressing climate change before setting out a series of propositions to inform the themes contained in the City Edge Strategic Framework. This is followed by an Energy Profile of the area and investigation into Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Measures that would help address the climate responsibilities and hazards facing the City Edge Project.

Climate Action Study

Seveso Constraints Study

The Seveso Constraints Study appraise existing Seveso Sites within the City Edge Project Area and considers the implications for the next stages of the project by way of reviewing recently published HSA technical guidelines, updating baseline information on Seveso sites and outlining the next steps in the form of a series of actions.

Seveso Constraints Study

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Report (SFRA)

A Stage 1 and 2 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) has been prepared to inform the approach of the City Edge Strategic Framework from the perspective of surface water management and natural infrastructure. The SFRA identifies and maps key area that are at risk of flooding before setting out a series of policy recommendations to manage flood risk and surface water across the City Edge Project Area.

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Report

Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP)

The Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) builds on the SFRA and informs the approach of the Strategic Framework to natural infrastructure by way of suggesting a series of interventions in the form of a connected Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS). This is followed by an illustration of the approach under the City Edge Strategic Framework and the presentation of the results of surface water network hydraulic modelling.

Surface Water Management Plan

News + Updates

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City Edge Strategic Framework Shortlisted for Irish Planning Institute Awards

South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council are pleased to announce that the City Edge Strategic Framework has been shortlisted for the annual Irish Planning Institute Awards under two categories: ‘Plan-Making’ and ‘Research and Innovation’. The Awards seek to…

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Tallaght/Clondalkin to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme

In an exciting move for City Edge, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has applied under the Roads Act to an Bord Pleanála for approval for the Tallaght/Clondalkin to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme, part of the overall Bus Connects…

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SDCC to propose Variation to County Development Plan to incorporate City Edge Project

As part of Phase 2 ‘Plan-Making’ of the City Edge Project, South Dublin County Council (SDCC) is preparing background reports to inform a proposed Variation (change) to the County Development Plan to refine and incorporate the provisions of the City…

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Dart + South West Railway Update

The Dart + South West Railway Order Application which will upgrade the rail commuter line from Heuston Station to Hazelhatch to a Dart style service, has been lodged with An Bord Pleanála. This is an exciting milestone for the City Edge…

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City Edge Project -Strategic Framework Documents (June 2022)

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City Edge Strategic Framework -August 2022

Finalised City Edge Strategic Framework as noted by Elected Members of Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council.

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Strategic Framework – Summary Booklet

The key aspects of the Strategic Framework Document are highlighted in a Summary Booklet, which distils down the co-ordinated approach to rejuvenating the City Edge Area and delivering a sustainable and compact urban quarter at scale where people will want…

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City Edge International Best Practice Housing Review

An international best practice housing review was commissioned to accompany and inform the City Edge Project Strategic Framework’s approach to dwelling mix, tenure mix and dwelling design. A series of international best practice case studies are examined from the perspective…

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Economic Strategy

The Economic Strategy that accompanies the Strategic Framework helps establish a long term economic direction of travel for the City Edge Project by way of reviewing the area’s economic profile and identifying existing and emerging growth sectors that are a…

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Transport Modelling Technical Report

The Transport a Modelling Technical Report sets out the methodology behind the assessment and development of the Movement Strategy for the City Edge Strategic Framework.  This report describes the process and results from the modelling and appraisal of the transport…

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Climate Action Study

The Climate Action Study undertakes a review of the policy and guidance context for addressing climate change before setting out a series of propositions to inform the themes contained in the City Edge Strategic Framework. This is followed by an…

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Seveso Constraints Study

The Seveso Constraints Study appraises existing Seveso Sites within the City Edge Project Area and considers the implications for the next stages of the project by way of reviewing recently published HSA technical guidelines, updating baseline information on Seveso sites…

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Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Report

A Stage 1 and 2 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment (SFRA) has been prepared to inform the approach of the City Edge Strategic Framework from the perspective of surface water management and natural infrastructure. The SFRA identifies and maps key area…

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Surface Water Management Plan

The Surface Water Management Plan (SWMP) builds on the SFRA and informs the approach of the Strategic Framework to natural infrastructure by way of suggesting a series of interventions in the form of a connected Sustainable Urban Drainage System (SUDS).…

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City Edge Project -Preferred Scenario Documents (September 2021)

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Baseline Study Findings

The Baseline Study sets out an analysis of the area as it is currently, carried out by the project team.  This was one of the documents that people were asked to give their views on during the 4 week public consultation…

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Project Overview

Highlights key findings from the Baseline Study, identifies an Emerging Vison and Objectives and describes how these were used to inform the assessment of development scenarios together with the identification of an Emerging Preferred Scenario for the City Edge Project…

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Emerging Preferred Scenario

The Emerging Preferred Scenario sets out a direction of travel for the redevelopment of the area, following consideration of different options by the project team.  This was one of the documents that people were asked to give their views on…

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Draft Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Report

The purpose of this SFRA is to provide a strategic overview of all forms of flood risk throughout the City Edge Strategic Framework area, now and in the future, based on the Emerging Preferred Scenario.

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Strategic Environmental Assessment Screening

The SEA Directive requires SDCC/DCC, as the programming authority, to assess the likely significant effects of its plans and programmes on the environment. The Draft SEA Screening Report considers the potential for significant adverse environmental effects from the Emerging Preferred…

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Appropriate Assessment Screening Report

The purpose of the Appropriate Assessment Screening Report is to identify whether or not the City Edge project Emerging Preferred Scenario has the potential to result in likely significant effects to European Sites and to provide information so that the…

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Chief Executive’s Report on Submissions Received

The Chief Executive’s Report describes the public consultation process and summarises and responds to the submissions received during the public consultation period (9th September – 6th October 2021)

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Media Articles

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The Irish Times – Dublin Councils have joined forces for City Edge

Dublin councils have joined forces to draft plans for City Edge, a town where residents will be expected to walk, cycle or use public transport. The Irish Times 20.08.22

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Echo.ie – City Edge regeneration project strategic framework launched

A STRATEGIC framework for City Edge – which is set to become one of Europe’s largest regeneration projects – was launched this week by Dublin City Council and South Dublin County Council. Echo 19.08.22

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Newstalk – ‘Hugely ambitious’ Dublin City Edge plan a car free ‘statement of future intent’

There’s been mixed reaction to plans to build a virtually car-free town with a population the size of Galway on the edge of Dublin.

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Irish Independent – Ambitious 50-year plan to transform west Dublin and create 40,000 new homes is unveiled

Covering an area of 700 hectares, City Edge is strategically positioned to become an attractive urban extension of the city, where people will be able to live, work, and socialise.

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The Irish Times – Large new car-free town planned for west Dublin

City Edge project on 700 hectares along Naas Road will have 40,000 homes, transport options and population of 85,000

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RTE – Public consultation begins for new city in Dublin

Plans for a new city in Dublin, involving homes for up to 80,000 people, are undergoing public consultation. RTE: Six One News 30.09.21

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Irish Times – Public consultation process open on west Dublin urban regeneration

The aim of the City Edge project is to reimagine “significant areas of under-utilised land”. The project is a joint venture between South Dublin County Council (SDCC) and Dublin City Council (DCC) with the local authorities saying that the proposed…

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Dublin Gazette – Major Regeneration Project Has “City Edge’

South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council have announced the development of a major joint urban regeneration effort known as the City Edge Project, writes Rachel Cunningham. Dublin Gazette 16.09.21

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Irish Independent – City Edge regeneration scheme aims to provide 40,000 homes

An ambitious regeneration scheme providing 40,000 homes and creating up to 75,000 jobs is to be undertaken as a joint venture between two Dublin local authorities. Irish Independent 13.09.21

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Echo.ie – City Edge regeneration; 75,000 jobs and 40,000 homes

As part of a national strategy to regenerate the city, South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council are working together on a long-term, extensive urban regeneration plan called the City Edge Project. Echo.ie 09.09.21

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City Edge Project Videos (September 2021)

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City Edge International Conference 2021 – Delivering Regeneration

City Edge International Conference 2021 -Day 1, Wednesday, 29th September, 2021 – Delivering Regeneration Panel Discussion on Delivering Regeneration on complex Brownfield land, panel include: Ton Schaap – Senior Urbanist, City of Amsterdam (speaking about IJburg Eastern Docklands and Haven-Stad,…

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City Edge International Conference 2021 – Placemaking

City Edge International Conference 2021 – Day 2, Thursday, 30th September Panel discussion on Placemaking with speakers; Opening address from Roger Madelin CBE – Joint Head of Canada Water Development, British Land, UK Victoria Hills – Chief Executive, Royal Town…

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The City Edge Project Live Presentation with Q and A – Session 1 – 22nd September 2021

Recording of the SDCC and DCC hosted live online forum which provided the opportunity to gain further understanding of the project proposals and challenges. The live forum provided the opportunity for people to pose questions on the Emerging Preferred Scenario.

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The City Edge Project Live Presentation with Q and A – Session 2 – 30th September 2021

Recording of the SDCC and DCC hosted live online forum which provided the opportunity to gain further understanding of the project proposals and challenges. The live forum provided the opportunity for people to pose questions on the Emerging Preferred Scenario.

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