Why is this scheme needed?
Fingal County Council is proposing to upgrade cycling and walking routes in the area of St. Cronan’s Avenue and Brackenstown Road, Swords. This upgrade will improve safety when walking and cycling to school or work and will create better connections to public transport, Swords Manor Football Club, Swords town centre and within the local area and will make walking and cycling an easier choice.
This is in line with Fingal County Council’s vision for active and sustainable modes of travel that contribute to safer routes to school, better mental and physical health and a cleaner climate.
Works proposed include:
- Providing segregated cycle lanes on the existing carriageway with bollards, line markings and coloured surface
- Constructing 280m of new off road two-way cycle lane between St. Cronan’s Ave and St. Cronan’s Junior and Senior National Schools.
- Upgrading junctions and footpaths to provide safer and high-quality crossings for pedestrian and cyclists.
- Incorporating traffic calming measures at St. Cronan’s Junior & Senior National Schools.
- New signalised pedestrian crossing on Brackenstown Road into Swords Manor Football Club.
Where is the proposed work happening?
Cycle Lanes will be upgraded to protected cycle lanes along the Brackenstown Road at the Parkview Roundabout and run along both sides of the road past Swords Manor parklands, through St. Cronan’s Ave junction and connect with St. Cronan’s Junior and National School.
The scheme includes upgrading of existing cycle lanes along the full length of St. Cronan’s Avenue, Murrough Road and through the intersection at Rathbeale Road. The scheme finishes at Laurelton Estate. Scan the code on this leaflet to view an area map online.
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How can I get involved?
Fingal County Council is inviting everyone to view and comment on the proposed plans as part of a 4 week Public Consultation, taking place from 25 March to 29 April 2022. We want to hear your views. Make a submission online at consult.fingal.ie or by post.
Postal submissions should be addressed to:
Senior Executive Engineer, Fingal County Council, Department of Environment, Climate Action and Active Travel, Grove Road, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, D15 W638
When making a postal submission please make it clear that it is for the St. Cronan’s Avenue and Brackenstown Road Protected Cycle Lane. State your name, address and where relevant, the body or organisation you represent.
PLEASE NOTE: This public consultation ended on Friday, 29 April 2022.
The protected cycle lanes will be installed in the area shown.
Consultation Outcomes Report
Fingal County Council closed this public consultation on Friday, 29 April 2022 and we would like to thank all those who took the time to tell us their views.
A consultation report has now been published (18 May 2022). You can read this report by clicking on the following link: St. Cronan's Avenue & Brackenstown Road consultation report.