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Minister turns sod on first phase of new housing in Knocknaheeny on Thursday 8th May at 11am, as part of an ambitious plan to regenerate the Cork North West Quarter of the City.


Minister for Housing, Jan O’Sullivan, TD joined Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Catherine Clancy and City Manager Dan Buggy on Thursday 8th May 2014 to officially mark the start of construction on the first phase of new housing as part of the Cork North West Quarter Regeneration Plan.

Deermount Construction have been appointed as main contractor for the project which will see the construction of 23 No. 3 bed houses.  The works are expected to be completed by September 2015. 

The total cost of the project is expected to be €4.3 million and funding has been secured from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government as part of their long-term commitment to the regeneration of the Cork North West Quarter.

Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Catherine Clancy said “On behalf of Cork City Council, I am delighted to mark this next step in an ambitious plan for the regeneration of the area." 

Minister for Housing, Jan O’Sullivan said “This is a great day for the community in Knocknaheeny.  My Department is firmly committed to the successful regeneration of the Cork North West Quarter and has made a substantial investment to the Masterplan for the regeneration of the area which I believe will revive communities, create employment opportunities for local people and improve housing stock”.

To find out more about the regeneration programme and to keep up to date with developments, log onto our web page at www.corkcity.ie/cnwqr

 

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