Augustine Hill

Galway

Current | Mixed Use / Other

Site and context
A 3.3 hectare (8.2 acre) site adjacent to Ceannt Train Station comprising an expansion of Galway’s city centre quarter. This project was secured by way of a Development License Agreement with Córas Iompair Éireann (CIE) and the project is being managed in conjunction with our partners, Edward Capital.

Proposals
A planning application is due for submission to Galway City Council for a strategic mixed-use urban regeneration project consisting of retail floorspace, hotel, offices, cinema, café/restaurants, leisure uses, community and cultural facilities together with varying types of residential tenures. The development is set out around significant new areas of public realm connecting with the city and accommodating 10 development blocks varying in height from 2 to 21 storeys, accommodating: 376 residential units which incorporates apartments for sale, ‘build-to-rent’ apartments and eldercare residential units, 26,500 sq.m of retail space, a 189 key hotel, 3,800 sq.m of office space, community and cultural facilities, a 6 screen cinema, 5,200 sq.m allocated for food & beverage (cafes/restaurants), including the re-use of all protected structures – The Stables, The Goods Shed and Nos. 16 Eyre Square, 18,955 sq.m of communal and public open space including a rooftop landscaped space. Provision of a below ground service yard and a multi-storey above ground car park with 572 car parking spaces, both accessed via new vehicular entrances from Lough Atalia. Significant bicycle parking provision (1,150 spaces) is also accommodated throughout. All associated site development and landscaping works including public realm, with four new public squares and with an area including an outdoor sheltered street.

Current status
Pre-submission stage.