Imagine Dundrum is pleased to report that Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council has been granted €4 million euros by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, to advance the planning and design for the Dundrum Civic Centre. In 2020, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, following a strong campaign by Imagine Dundrum for a new Civic […]
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In February 2021 Imagine Dundrum will have been campaigning for 5 years, and the pandemic won’t stop us celebrating the group’s achievements since 2016. Warmest thanks to everyone in our local community who has supported and contributed to our campaign to date. There is more work to do, so please keep in touch!
The draft Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Development Plan for 2022-28 is online now, at www.dlrcoco.ie, and will be displayed in Council offices from February 1st. It has over 350 pages,17appendices and many maps, so the 13 week public consultation period will be needed! Imagine Dundrum will be in touch with local people about the proposals […]
We lit up the Village for Christmas! Imagine Dundrum secured a Seasonal Fund grant from the Council, and with volunteer skills and energy, plus vital practical help from local businesses, installed Christmas lights on Main Street. We also teamed up with the Dundrum Library to showcase Christmas artwork from local schoolchildren. Along with the new […]
Our first webinar: meeting the local community online – around 150 local people attended Imagine Dundrum’s very first webinar in late November. Chaired by author and journalist Frank McDonald, expert speakers offered creative thinking about: redesigning urban spaces for people rather than cars; including children and their play needs in the future Dundrum; making Main […]
November 2018 What does a Local Area Plan for Dundrum mean? A Local Area Plan (LAP) is a statutory document that is prepared by the Planning Authority in accordance with the provisions of the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) sections 18 – 20. The Local Area Plan must be consistent with the […]
Imagine Dundrum is a voluntary group of local residents from across the Dundrum area, formed in response to the imminent redevelopment of Dundrum Village, and the County Council’s proposed Local Area Plan. The group is campaigning for a community-focused vision for the renewal of Dundrum’s core built environment, working with the County Council, public representatives, […]
The illustrated booklet, Main Street: a history of the heart of Dundrum, was written by local historian John Lennon and produced by Imagine Dundrum to celebrate and raise awareness of Dundrum’s rich built heritage, and the need to preserve it in the light of forthcoming redevelopment in the village. It was launched in the […]
December 2017 Members of Imagine Dundrum attended the exhibition mounted by Masters students in UCD’s School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy on housing ideas for Dundrum. In October, at the start of the project, Imagine Dundrum had met with the lecturer in charge of this project, Stephen Mulhall (who grew up in Wyckham Park), […]
October 2016 – January 2017 Made initial contact with Hammerson; began preparing to meet them. Met and briefed the three local TDs for Dublin Rathdown. Met County Council officials involved in an EU ‘placemaking’ project (the Urbacht Project) relevant to Imagine Dundrum’s work. June – September 2016 The UK-based developer Hammerson, in […]