|Location Map ( geo)|
|From:||Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin (O165333)|
|To:||Northumberland Road, Dublin (O176327)|
|Distance:||1.3 km (0.8 miles)|
|Meets:||R138, R111, R118|
The R816 is a short link road in Dublin city.
It was clearly expected to be important. North of Macartney Bridge, it is entirely dual carriageway. It is named Baggot Street and takes in some fine Georgian architecture.
South of the Grand Canal, it is only single carriageway, and mostly known as Pembroke Street - a road which extends down the R118. Despite it being "only" single carriageway, the R816 was signed for all destinations on the N4, N5, N6, N7, N8 and N9! This is because it provides convenient access to both the Inner Orbital and the Outer Orbital.
The area around the canal bridge has attracted a number of major office blocks, and this means the R816 itself has a selection of lively cafés and shops.