Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland

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Southern Cross Road

Estates and Roads


Cois Sléibhe



Earlscroft is a housing estate on the Southern Cross, you take the turn into Swanbrook and it is the first turn on the left. The estate was built in 1995 and there are 22 houses in the estate. When you enter Earlscroft, to the right is the land of Kilruddery House which is lovely to see. The estate has a lot of green area, part of which faces onto the Southern Cross.

Giltspur Heights

Giltspur Lane

Hollybrook Park

Hollybrook Park is a housing estate on the Southern Cross Road in Bray and there are approximately 150 houses in the estate. The houses were built in 1996 and the estate contains 2, 3 and 4-bedroom houses. At the start of the estate there are lovely trees along one side of the road with a stream running in front of the trees. Some of these trees are protected and cannot be cut down. Behind the houses, is Kilruddery House, where at times you can hear paint-ball shooting as this is something that is carried out during the summer. This is a cul-de-sac and Kilruddery House can not be entered through the estate.

Oak Glen


Riddlesford is a housing estate on the Southern Cross in Bray. It is situated in the beautiful scenic setting of Kilruddery Woods. There are 108 houses in Riddlesford. The housing estate was built in the early 90's. Some houses are fully detached, some are semi-detached and some are terraced. A lot of fully detached houses have extensions. You can fit 1 car in a semi-detached drive way and a terraced drive way. And from 2-5 cars in a fully detached drive way. There is a walk way through Riddlesford that leads out onto the Boghall Road and also into Belmont the neighbouring estate. There are lovely views of the mountains all around the estate, with a green area for children to play. Riddlesford is named after the Norman knight and adventurer Walter de Riddlesford. The Irish for Riddlesford is Ríolsfard.


Swanbrook is situated on the Southern Cross, just moments from the N11 and M50 and close to Bray Town. There are 2, 3 and 4 bedroom two storey houses in this estate and a few bungalows. These houses were built in 1995/1996 and there are approximately 100 houses in the estate. There are views of Bray Head and Little Sugar Loaf from some areas and a number of Green areas which are great for playing football for the local children. There is a walk-way between Hollybrook and Swanbrook.

© Mr. Ó Broin's Class, St. Cronan's School, Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland |

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