HomeUncategorizedCommunity Approves Traffic Plan

At a packed meeting in the Powerscourt Arms on 22nd March, the Enniskerry Forum presented details of the suggestions and recommendations received from the Enniskerry community for improving traffic management and safety in Enniskerry. Each recommendation was put to a vote and the vast majority received overwhelming support. The Enniskerry Forum will now begin the process of engagement with Wicklow County Council on these matters. The following is a summary of each the issues voted on:

Number Motion Vote
1 Improved Speed Control Carried
2 Remove / review / upgrade traffic lights Carried
3 Improve junction at Kilgarran Hill / Forge Road Carried
4 Review pedestrian crossing options Carried
5 Improve traffic management at schools including new location for St Patricks Carried
6 Improve junction markings Carried
7 Review loading and unloading options with traders Carried
8 Undertake initiatives to improve cyclists road behaviour Carried
9 Better management of parking on Kilgarran Hill Carried
10 Restrict heavy goods vehicles through village – matter was deferred since the motion does not account for any impact on livelihoods of local residents Deferred
11 Improve road surfaces and footpaths Carried
12 Improve junction at Church Hill / Forge Road Carried
13 Request WCC to undertake technical review of traffic flow including possible 1-way system Carried
14 Relocate bus terminus from centre of village Carried
15 Request re-opening of car park at Knocksink at weekends Carried
16 Improve and upgrade signage throughout the village Carried
17 Introduce 2 hour parking restrictions in village centre Carried
18 Introduce paid parking in village centre Rejected
19 Increase long term parking facilities at Bog meadow and possibly other locations Carried
20 Improve enforcement especially parking at bus stops Carried
21 Request WCC to address issues re junction at Powerscourt and Cookstown Road Carried
22 Review introduction of parking restrictions for any road where parking on both sides restricts safe 2-way traffic flow (e.g. Church Hill) Carried
23 Ask WCC to review and improve walking facilities in Bog Meadow Not voted but added to list
24 Ask WCC to regularly cut hedgerows e.g. Cookstown Road Not voted but added to list

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