• Client: Athlone Town Centre
  • Architect: Murray O’Laoire Architects
  • Quantity Surveyor: Eamonn Traynor & Company
  • Duration: September 2005 - March 2008
  • Contract value: €180M
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This project, with a gross floor space of 140,000m², consisted of the demolition of the Hoey Hotel, adjacent pharmacy and optician buildings and eight residential units in the centre of Athlone Town.

The construction comprised of:

  • A 160 bedroom Hotel
  • A Shopping Mall and a covered Square with 70 Retail Units
  • Restaurants & Café
  • Crèche
  • Office Accommodation
  • 150 Residential Units
  • Underground 3 storey car park with a gross floor space of approximately 50,000m²

The development also included the provision of public and private open space in the form of a playground, park, residential squares and courtyards, private gardens, balconies to all residential units and roof gardens.

The site was surrounded by existing buildings, schools, businesses, private residences and numerous public roads.