New Ross Public Realm Advanced Works

Urban Development & Public Realm

Location: New Ross, Wexford
Client: Wexford County Council
Status: Complete
Overall Project Value: Advanced Works €150,000
Start Date: March 2020
End Date: November 2021

Brief Description

Wexford County Council (WCC) have commissioned Fehily Timoney and Company (FT) as designers on the demolition and redevelopment of the fuel depot in New Ross Town. The depot consists of 5 bulk fuel storage tanks and control building on a bunded site in the town. The site is to be developed into a high-quality public realm befitting the site central location in the town and proximity to the existing Dunbrody Visitor Centre, Plaza and Marina Walk.

The services required by WCC include environmental site investigations and reporting, decommissioning of the tanks and site certification, demolition design, preparation of Part VIII planning application and tender for the redevelopment of the site into the public realm. FT appointed long term partners Brady Shipman Martin to assist with the proposed Landscape Design.

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FT Responsibilities

FT’s overall objectives of this project are as follows:

  • Decommission and remove the structures in a safe and environmentally sustainable manner
  • Design, tender and administer advanced works demolition tender
  • Providing landscape architectural/public realm design services for the project
  • Assessing the existing in‐situ constructed elements for their suitability to be integrated within the existing works
  • To maintain and improve the flood defences on the site to match existing defences
  • Architectural design services to enhance the public realm in the area by opening the river vista and access, complement the Great New Ross Riverside Walk
  • Identification of existing utility services to be decommissioned
  • Management of Civil and M&E contractor interface arrangement
  • Preparation of all contract documentation, procurement and tender administration
  • Contract Administration in GCCC form of contract

Advanced Works Complete New Ross

Project Statistics

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Decommissioning and removal of 5 bulk fuel storage tanks

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The year the Dunbrody Famine Ship was built in Quebec, Canada

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New Ross is home to the 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy's great-grandfather Patrick Kennedy