Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby eoinmce » Tue Apr 07, 2009 11:46 am

I'm researching the fall-out from the collapse in the construction industry in Ireland and I would greatly appreciate any information on sites which have been abandoned/halted. Address, Project Info, Contractor/Developer/Architect involved etc.

Thanks
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby nuac » Mon Apr 13, 2009 5:34 pm

many sites abandoned or mothballed. Your list would be very long - sadly
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby KeepAnEyeOnBob » Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:12 am

One of the more impressive is surely the Parkway Valley site on the Castletroy side of Limerick. Planned to be the largest shopping centre in Munster I believe, with an ice rink (originally cinema). A large amount of the basic structure built (lift shafts, structural girders, etc.) and 8 cranes sitting idle since early last year.

A true monument to the Celtic Tiger era madness.
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby reddy » Tue Apr 14, 2009 10:01 am

The hotel up in Kilternan in the Dublin Mountains seems to be completely stalled. Its a massive site and has been idle for a good few months now.

http://www.urbancapital.ie/live/viewprojects.asp?id=4

http://www.burohappold.com/BH/PRJ_BLD_kilternan_hotel_and_country_club.aspx
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby CraigFay » Tue Apr 14, 2009 4:59 pm

Just seen on TV3 news that while property acquisition and some site preparation has taken place at Newlands Cross, the project has been shelved. Just green boards around the site for the next few years I guess :(
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby johnglas » Tue Apr 14, 2009 9:53 pm

Seems to me that suspending development on the Kilternan monolith is doing the area a favour.
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby publicrealm » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:41 pm

CraigFay wrote:Just seen on TV3 news that while property acquisition and some site preparation has taken place at Newlands Cross, the project has been shelved. Just green boards around the site for the next few years I guess :(


What project has been shelved at Newlands Cross?
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby CraigFay » Thu Apr 16, 2009 1:51 pm

publicrealm wrote:What project has been shelved at Newlands Cross?


They were planning to build a flyover.
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby publicrealm » Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:29 pm

CraigFay wrote:They were planning to build a flyover.


Thanks CF

I thought they had commenced the carriageway work - are you sure the underpass is shelved ?
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby CraigFay » Thu Apr 16, 2009 8:36 pm

publicrealm wrote:are you sure the underpass is shelved ?


Well, according to TV3 it is...although I wouldn't consider them the most trustworthy news source :)
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby BluntGuy » Sun Apr 19, 2009 1:59 am

It is shelved. The NRA aren't proceeding with any major road projects this year. :(
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby wearnicehats » Sun Apr 19, 2009 1:30 pm

BluntGuy wrote:It is shelved. The NRA aren't proceeding with any major road projects this year. :(


not much point - no-one can afford the luxury of petrol and the car industry isn't worth tuppence ha'penny
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby Peter Fitz » Mon Apr 20, 2009 1:07 am

publicrealm wrote:I thought they had commenced the carriageway work - are you sure the underpass is shelved ?


yep its on the long finger - initial work to move the dublin - cork gas pipeline to facilitate construction had started prior to the decision to stall, and will continue, but thats about it for now.
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Re: Unfinished/Halted Sites due to Economic Collapse

Postby lostexpectation » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:01 pm

the entire north fringe.

In Focus: Northern Fringe project remains unfinished

http://www.rte.ie/news/2009/0415/6news_av.html?2526168,null,230

John Kilraine, Dublin Correspondent, reports that the ambitious project's future development is now in doubt because of the recession


the council spokesperson congratulates herself for the delay because now the people moving in will have facilities, what about the people already there years?
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