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APPROVAL FOR 8,400 NEW SOUTH DUBLIN HOMES

Plans for a new south Dublin town of more than 8,400 homes have been approved by An Bord Pleanála for a population exceeding 21,000, Approximately 280 hectares of land at Clonburris, to the east of Adamstown has been designated a strategic development zone (SDZ) to tackle the capital’s …

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY GROWTH QUICKENS IN APRIL

At 56.6 in April, up from 55.9 in March, the Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index® (PMI®) – a seasonally adjusted index designed to track changes in total construction activity – signalled a sharp expansion of Irish construction activity. Moreover, April marked the sixty-eighth consecutive month of greater …

OVER 10,000 WORKERS ADDED TO IRISH CONSTRUCTION WORKFORCE IN 2018

The construction workforce is up 8% year on year according to a new report from the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), 10,600 extra workers joined the construction workforce in 2018, bringing the total workforce to 145,500. There was €26 billion invested during the year and a 20% increase in …

PERMISSION GIVEN FOR €80M HOUSING SCHEME IN CELBRIDGE

Kildare site will deliver 251 ‘starter’ houses and apartments, with prices for a three-bedroom house starting at €360,000 A Cork property developer has received planning permission from An Bord Pleanála for 251 homes at a €80 million scheme in Celbridge, Co Kildare. The permission allows for a scheme …

CO. MEATH TOWN EXTENSION OF OVER 900 UNITS GETS GO-AHEAD

An application for a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) has been approved by An Bord Pleanála. The development will be located on a 28.3 hectare site at lands to the north of the R147 / Dublin Road in the eastern part of Dunshaughlin. It will be built on residential …

DURABLE WEATHER RESISTANT MDF CREATES STUNNING ROOF TERRACE AND BBQ AREA

A once neglected roof terrace on the top of a luxury private residence in South Kensington, London, has been transformed by Paul Newman Landscapes, using MEDITE® TRICOYA® EXTREME (MTX) in two exciting applications. The ground-breaking, weather resistant, outdoor MDF panel was used both as an underlay for artificial …

RIDGEWAY – BUILDING A ‘GO TO’ BUSINESS

Ridgeway have been established since 1969 and are the leading supplier of industrial open grid flooring and metal mesh products in Ireland. We offer the total solution for platforms, walkways, hand-railing, stairs, perimeter fencing and gates in Mild Steel, Stainless Steel, Galvanised, PPC, Aluminium and GRP to suit …

NEW FORCE IN EQUIPMENT RENTAL

Westport Equipment has been founded by two veterans of the equipment rental industry who between them have extensive experience in specialist product supply in both the UK and Ireland. This exciting new team has partnered with a number of key suppliers of access, shoring, training, temporary fencing, crowd …