Works On Activating Cahir’s Town Centre Regeneration Strategy To Begin Today

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Back L to R Mark Kerstin Tobin Consulting Engineers; James Swords District Engineer Tipperary County Council, Cllr Máirín McGrath, Micheál Geraghty Associate Director Tobin Consulting Engineers, Eoin Leane Tony Kirwan Civil Engineering, Frank Cussen Project Manager Tipperary County Council, Cllr Andy Moloney & Cllr Marie Murphy. Front L to R Brian Barry Quality Surveyor Tony Kirwan Civil Engineering, Anselm McGowan District Administrator, Sharon Kennedy District Director, Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Municipal District, Tipperary-Cahir-Cashel Cathaoirleach Cllr Declan Burgess and Tony Kirwan Company Director Tony Kirwan Civil Engineering signing contracts.

Tipperary County Council is confirming that works are to begin in Cahir on Tuesday under Phase 1a of ‘Activating Cahir’s Town Centre Regeneration Strategy’.

This Phase will see the former Castle Court Hotel demolished and the site cleared in preparation for the construction of a new car park and transport hub providing 86 car parking spaces, 3 coach parking spaces, 2 minibus parking spaces, EV chargers, bicycle parking and bike lockers. The value of this Phase 1a contract is €458,763.45 which is being funded by Rural Regeneration Development Fund and Tipperary County Council.  The works will be completed by Tony Kirwan Civil Engineering from County Waterford.Subsequent phases of the project will commence on a staggered basis over the next 18 months and these phases include the alteration and refurbishment of the historic Granary building which will house the new and modern Cahir Library,  the alteration, refurbishment and original façade restoration of the prominent Market House Building which will accommodate a state-of-the-art Business Centre and  Public Realm and landscaping enhancements to the Square, Castle Street, Church Street, Old Church Street and St Mary’s Road will transform the centre of Cahir Town.