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PROJECT LEADS

CLARE LENNON, NI RESEARCHER FOR CIS IRELAND, PROVIDES A REGULAR INSIGHT INTO THE LATEST PROJECTS...

Work starts on a range of Belfast commercial projects

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orthern Ireland construction activity has remained consistent throughout September with a number of large projects across the sectors expected to move stage in the final quarter of the year. The commercial sector has seen a good range of projects start on-site recently. Phase 5 of the Quays Shopping Centre extension in Newry is underway with O’Hare and McGovern constructing. This work will see the creation of a stand-alone retail scheme featuring six retail units and three restaurants at a cost in the region of £20million. Main contractor Tracey Brothers is progressing work for the Henderson Group on a £10million storage and distribution warehouse, offices and staff welfare facilities in Mallusk, County Antrim. O’Hare & McGovern has also started works on the construction of a new office building close to Central Station in Belfast for US firm Allstate. Michael Nugent Limited has been awarded the mechanical and electrical installations on this £13million project. Construction work has also started on the £9.3million Hampton by Hilton hotel in Belfast. Works are being undertaken by MSM Contracts Limited. Bennett Construction Limited is poised to start work on a £9million retail extension at the Primark store at Bank Buildings in Belfast as soon as demolition works are completed. In addition, plans have been submitted for a £2.8million office building at Oyster House, Belfast. Also in the city, Raidio Failte TEO is planning to build a £1.2million recording studio with visitor facilities. In the hotel and leisure sector, planning approval has

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been issued for a £3million 24-bed boutique hotel and restaurant in L’Derry. In the education Sector, the tendering procedure has started for the construction of a £6.2million 21-class based primary school in Dunmurry, County Antrim for the Holy Evangelist Primary School. An on-site start date has been set for April 2017. Meanwhile Newbridge Integrated College in Loughbrickland, County Down is set for a new sports hall facility and classroom provision in a £2.4million development. QMAC Construction will be starting work in October on the £3.8million sports hall and classroom accommodation at Erne Integrated College in Enniskillen. The ABC Council is planning a new £25million sports/leisure facility at South Lake, Craigavon, County Armagh. Looking to the residential Sector, projects at a pre-planning stage include 280-300 new houses in Drumahoe, County L’Derry. Braidwater Limited is behind this £18million proposal. Back in Belfast, French company Stargime is proposing a £10 million office building at Graham House, Albert Square. Access full details on these and thousands of other key and major construction projects on our online database. Sign up to one of our great value subscription services today to get unlimited access to in-depth, fully researched projects on our online database. * This CIS data was accurate on 7th October 2016.

Visit www.cisireland.com for the latest project updates on these schemes or call 028 4064 8110.

THE LATEST REPUBLIC OF IRELAND PROJECTS… PROJECT

COUNTY

PROMOTER

CONTRACT STAGE

€58m Commercial Development

Dublin

Meyer Bergman

Plans Submitted

€25m Student Accommodation

Dublin

Hattington Student Housing

On Site

€60m Hotel Development

Dublin

Fanagans Funeral Directors

On Site

€7m Nursing Home Development

Donegal

DHM Developments

Plans Granted

€4.5m Health Centre Extension

Cork

Bon Secours Health

Plans Granted

€2m Supermarket Development

Cork

Lidl Ireland GMBH

Plans Submitted

€2.3m Housing Development

Limerick

MA Ryan & Sons

Plans Submitted

€60m Consultancy Services

Dublin

Dublin Port

Tender

€400k Social Housing

Mayo

St Vincent De Paul

Tender

€28m Residential Development

Dublin

Ronan Group

Contract Awarded

• A design team is required for refurbishment works at the Grand Opera House, Belfast. • £26million railway station redevelopment plans are on track for 2018 to start in L’Derry. • Campbell College, Belfast, is set for new science laboratory block and new/or refurbished sports building. • A new secondary school development to accommodate 800 pupils is on the cards for Enniskillen. • Planning approval has been issued for a £1million boutique hotel and restaurant in Belfast. • MSM Contracts Limited has started work on £2million apartments in Belfast. • Heron Brothers is on site at Almac in Craigavon constructing £3.7million cold storage accommodation. • TAL Limited is constructing a £2.7million creative arts centre at St Louis Grammar School in Ballymena.

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