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Greystones Harbour Boardwalk now started

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Cllr. Derek Mitchell said he’s really pleased Greystones harbour boardwalk is currently being built. The developer is currently cutting the large steel piles to the same height and will then put a concrete deck on top during 2017. The walk on the inside of the marina will be closed when this is going on and the Cliff Walk will be through the housing area. Building the apartments will start when the Boardwalk is complete but it will remain closed until the apartments are finished because of the danger when the…

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Mitchell welcomes progress on new facilities at Harbour

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Work has started on the permanent Marina building to replace the temporary office for the Harbourmaster and toilets/showers. This will have a restaurant on the first floor which should be a good addition to the area. This should be complete by the end of the year. Meanwhile the Marina Village is expected to have 50 houses occupied by the Summer and will start building the apartments during this Summer. These will have basement parking and the soil from this will start the construction of the 15 acre public park at…

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Greystones Harbour Developer moving to complete it

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The harbour developer explained the phasing of his moves to complete it. A lot of work is going on to complete the 5 clubs for handover this year. ‘I am delighted that the clubs are getting these facilities, which are costing €3.5m, it is a tremendous boost to the town’s sports facilities. No other town has produced such great community facilities’. Most of the Public Square will be complete next June and the Public Park in 2019 with all work complete in 2020, the public aspects costing €15m including the…

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Mitchell welcomes progress on Greystones harbour

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The clubhouses for the Sea Scouts, Sailors, Divers, Anglers and Rowers are nearly complete and will be handed over to the clubs for final finishing in early December. I also notice that long hours, including weekend work, are being worked on the large public square. I anticipate that this will be open before next Summer. Agreement has recently been reached between Sisk, who have built the harbour, and Targeted Investment Opportunities which allows the buildings to be developed. Preliminary works have started on 60 houses, north of the existing Sailing…

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Greystones Harbour Public Facilities and Homes to proceed

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Wicklow County Council voted, with 20 for and 3 against, on Monday to transfer land to build 358 homes to the builder who has rebuilt the wrecked harbour. In 2003 the Council agreed the plan for a Public Private Partnership where the harbour was rebuilt at no cost to the taxpayer by allowing these homes to be built mostly on reclaimed land. ‘The builder is now working fast to complete the free clubhouses for the Sea Scouts, Rowers, Divers, Sailors and Anglers and the large Public Square. Cllr Whitmore did…

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Greystones Harbour Decision delayed by Council

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The developer has been working fast to complete the clubhouses for the Sea Scouts, Anglers, Divers, Rowers and Sailors and other public facilities. The Council, at the request of Cllr Jennifer Whitmore, postponed a decision on the transfer of land even though it was informed this would delay the scheme and that it was obliged by contract to transfer it. ‘I am keen to get the harbour finished ASAP as there have been too many delays already. I hope this will only be a months delay’ said Cllr Derek Mitchell.

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Major Progress for Greystones Harbour in 2015

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Sisk met with Greystones Councillors on Tuesday evening and committed to start building the clubhouses for the Community Clubs (Sea Scouts, Rowers, Divers, Anglers and Sailors) in January 2015 and expect to finish at the end of that year. Minister Simon Harris TD expects the Coastguard building to be built in 2015. Following that work will start on the public square, boardwalk and public park. They also expect to start building the homes soon though the time is not fixed yet. Councillor Derek Mitchell said ‘I am very pleased that there is…

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