Sandyford Business District gets little support in latest DLR plan

Despite having 5,000 residents and 26,000 workers, the district ranks below Stillorgan, Nutgrove and Cornelscourt when it comes to retail

The Beacon South Quarter in Sandyford

Considering the population prospects for Sandyford Business District, it is unfortunate that its residents and workforce receive relatively little support from the latest Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLR) draft development plan.

Despite as many as 26,000 people working there and about 5,000 living there, in retail status Sandyford is ranked below Stillorgan, Nutgrove and Cornelscourt, which the council has designated as district centres.

Instead, Sandyford is believed to be ranked along with Ballybrack and Ballinteer ...