Dublin's £590m mixed-use scheme gets green light

by Caroline Wilkinson | 06 Aug 2008

Dublin's €750m (£590n) Northern Quarter mixed-use development has been granted planning permission by Ireland's planning board.

The 5.5-acre development is designed by HKR Architects and is led by Dublin retailer Arnotts and developers Centros urban regeneration company, with the aim of rejuvenating the northern part of the city.

When complete, the project will feature a 149-bedroom hotel with luxury spa and sky restaurant and 13 cafes, bars and restaurants. It will also include a revamped Arnotts department store, 47 new shops and 117 flats.

Jim Duffy, director at HKR, said: "The Northern Quarter is an area which has seen accelerated growth in the last few years. HKR's design will facilitate the area's development, building upon and integrating with the area's already established community."

Dublin's €750m (£590n) Northern Quarter mixed-use development has been granted planning permission by Ireland's planning board. The 5.5-acre development is designed by HKR Architects and is led by Dublin retailer Arnotts and developers Centros urban regeneration company, with the aim of rejuvenating the northern part of the city. When complete, the project will feature a 149-bedroom hotel with luxury spa and sky restaurant and 13 cafes, bars and restaurants. It
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