Newcastle West Car Park

Urban Development & Public Realm

Location: Co. Limerick
Client: Limerick City and County Council
Status: Active
Overall Project Value: €2,200,000 Estimated
Start Date: September 2019

Brief Description

The Greenway Hub in Newcastle West will act as a focal point for users of the Limerick Greenway, providing the key infrastructure including a public plaza, space for a bike hire depot, café and toilet block, design for universal access, parking facilities, provision of electric vehicle charging, coach and mini bus facilities, lighting, public realm design features including benches, self-compacting rubbish bins, bike stands and bike repair stations. Increased connectivity to the town of Newcastle West is also provided via a new toucan road crossing connecting to the existing Bishops Court trail.

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FT Responsibilities

Fehily Timoney and Company Ltd acted as lead consultant for the design stage and have responsibility for the preliminary design, environmental surveys, AA screening, Part VIII consent process and detailed design. FT responsibilities also included:

  •  Acting as Project Supervisor for the Design Process
  • Procurement of early works contracts including Topographical Surveys and Geotechnical Site Investigation
  • Geotechnical interpretation report
  • Alignment Design
  • Pavement Design
  • Design of public road crossing point
  • Drainage Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Utility service location, protection and diversion works
  • Public procurement tendering process
  • Tender Assessment
  • Construction Supervision
  • Road Safety Auditing
  • The role of Employers Representative

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Car Parking Spaces

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Hub project

Flagship greenway hub project