(FRONT L-R) Max Krauss, Director, Hassett Leyden Flynn, Architects; Cllr. Cathal Crowe, Mayor of Clare; Carmel Kirby, Director of Physical Development and Deputy Chief Executive, Clare County Council; Cllr. Gerry Flynn, Cathaoirleach of Clare County Council’s Social Development Strategic Policy Committee and Cathaoirleach of Shannon MD; (BACK L-R) Andrew McDermott, Director, O‘Connor, Sutton, Cronin & Associates Civil/Structural Engineers; Tim King, Director, BKMQS Limited, Quantity Surveyors; Morgan O’Shea, Executive Architect, Housing, Clare County Council; Matt Fox, Director, Moloney Fox Mechanical/Electrical Engineers; Ewelina Kaleta, Architect, Hassett Leyden Flynn, Architects and Jude Walshe, Technician, Clare County Council.
Contracts have been signed for the design of a new social housing scheme in Newmarket-on-Fergus.
Work on the 18-house development, which is to be located at Boheraroan in the town, is set up begin by the middle of next year.
The €3.8 million project is being funded by the Department of Housing, with a view to it being completed by 2021.
Newmarket Fianna Fáil Councillor Pat McMahon is welcoming the appointment of the design consultants and says it’s a badly needed housing development in the area: