Augustine Hill

Urbanism

Client

Edward Capital / Summix

Architect

BDP

Project Manager

Mitchell McDermott

Main Contractor

TBA

Quantity Surveyor

Mitchell McDermott

Civil Structural Engineers

Barrett Mahony

Project Size

8.2 Acres Mixed Use

Project Status

Planning

Project Description

A mixed-use regeneration project on an 8.2 acre brownfield site adjacent to Ceannt Train Station will provide a new neighbourhood in the Centre of Galway.

There shall be 9 development blocks varying in height from single to 22 stories, accommodating 404 residential units, 22,613 sq.m of retail space, a 186 key hotel, 752 sq.m of office space, community and cultural facilities, a multi-screen cinema complex, 19 cafe and restaurant units (c. 4,319 sq.m), including the re-use of all protected structures- The Stables, The Goods Shed and No.16 Eyre Square, communal and public open space including a rooftop landscape space.

The development shall include significant new public areas including 11 new streets and 4 new public squares which will connect the development with the city.

Provision is also made for a below-ground service yard and a multi-story above ground car park with 570 car parking spaces, and a significant bicycle parking provision (1,157 spaces) throughout.

The initial planning application was submitted in March 20202. In May 2021, GCC granted planning permission for the scheme with conditions in relation to mass, scale, and density.

Ethos Input

Ethos Engineering is involved in the delivery of master planning services for this largescale development to incorporate the CIE-owned Ceannt Station as well as the adjacent lands totaling 8.2 acres to deliver full Mechanical, Electrical, and Sustainability (Building Physics) input. Ethos is also involved in the BREEAM process and will act as the AP for this development through Green Labelling the development.

Unique / Key Features

One of Ireland’s first and largest BREEAM Green Labelling Community Developments is set to be delivered. Masterplanning services are set to incorporate elements outside of the client's scope.

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