CLIENT:

BENNETTS


LOCATION:

Newbridge, Co. Kildare


PROJECT:

Masterplan / 464,500 sqm


The site is located on the edge of Newbridge Town Centre some 40km from Dublin. Within the National Spacial Strategy, Newbridge, Nass and Kilcullen are identified as a ‘primary dynamic cluster’. The master plan seeks to create Sustainable Economic Development as defined within the Kildare Council Development Plan. Opportunities are provided for ‘strong inclusive communities supported by adequate employment, housing, education, transportation, sanitary infrastructure, health services, amenities and leisure services’.

Key components of the master plan are a new GAA Stadium, delivery of a new Inner Relief Road, urban quarter of residential, office, light industrial, educational and medical uses, recreational facilities and landscaped open spaces. Of primary consideration in the selection of uses was to consolidate / complement uses within the existing town centre.