March 2005 Area Committee meeting
Question: Councillor M. Baker:
"o ask the Manager, in relation to Newtown Park, Blackrock, to carry out the following works: (a) Reinstate the grass margin near the junction with Newtown Park Avenue following the installation of the tactile pavement; (b) Replace the nameplate sign for Newtown Park that is missing outside the Playwright pub; (c) Replace the nameplate sign for Newtown Park that is missing at the junction with Carysfort Avenue; (d) Burn off part of the parking bay opposite the community centre where the double yellow lines were painted?"
(a) A signalised pedestrian crossing on Newtown Park at Newtownpark Avenue was upgraded last Autumn to include facilities for disabled people. This work involved the removal of an old tarmac footpath and the reinstatement of this area with grass turf. The Contractor has been contacted to complete this work. (b) The nameplate will be ordered and erected when it comes into stock (approx. 12 weeks). (c) The nameplate will be ordered and erected when it comes into stock (approx. 12 weeks). (d) The parking bay opposite the Community Centre on Newtown Park has been removed. Double yellow lines have recently been installed here, thus ensuring improved visibility for drivers exiting the slip road.