DescriptionThe two sites which are known as T12 and T14 extend to a total site area of approx. 2.39 ha (5.91 acres). Plot T12 has been designated for use as a primary school and extends to approx. 0.78 ha (1.93 acres). Plot T14 has been designated for use as a post primary school and extends to approximately 1.61 ha (3.98 acres).
In addition to the subject sites, planning permission has been granted for the development of a third school in Cherrywood known as Tully Primary School, which is owned by the Department of Education & Science (DoES) and a fourth school has also been earmarked by DoES.
Cherrywood is set to become South Dublin’s newest Urban Centre with the creation of over 8,000 homes, a new town centre, commercial accommodation, parks and sports facilities together with the creation of educational facilities.
Significant residential development has already commenced within Cherrywood and by 2021 over 2,000 residential units are expected to be complete. Construction of Cherrywood Town Centre is expected to be complete by 2022 and will provide a major mixed-use retail-led precinct that will include shopping, leisure, restaurant, bars, health care, library and other community accommodation.
Substantial infrastructure works have been completed in Cherrywood including roads, services and parks. The three major parks, namely Beckett Park, Tully Park and Ticknick Park will provide future residents of Cherrywood the use of walking and cycling trails, playgrounds and sports facilities.
FeaturesTwo sites zoned for educational use extending to a combined area of C.2.39 ha ,Lot 1 known as T12 extending to approx. 0.78 ha (1.93 acres),Lot 2 known as T14 extending to approx. 1.61 ha (3.98 acres) ,Lot 3 consisting of the entire,Located within Cherrywood Strategic Development Zoned (SDZ) ,Significant works are already complete including roads, services and parkland
DirectionsLocated within Cherrywood SDZ, positioned approx. 12 km south of Dublin City Centre.
The subject sites have the benefit of being situated next to Beckett Park which has been developed to include tennis courts, a football pitch and basketball courts. The school sites will have full use of the facilities within the park.
Cherrywood offers unrivalled accessibility with strong public transport links and an established road network.
There are a total of four Luas stops serving Cherrywood which carry passengers into the City Centre within approx. 25 minutes.
The area is easily accessible by bus with numerous bus routes connecting the area to the city and surrounding neighbourhoods. Dart stations are also located in nearby towns providing an additional means of transport.
Accessibility is further enhanced by the M50 Motorway and the N11 Dual Carriageway which provide access to all main routes to and from Dublin City Centre.
The position of the school sites will also facilitate walking and cycling to school with pedestrian and cycle routes surrounding the sites.