Each of the Townmore sites and projects are subject to daily updates as we assess the impact of this two-week closure on the overall build programme and make plans to resume activities at scale - or to extend the closure - subject to Government direction on April 12th, if not before. Our team is working to mitigate these impacts (cashflow, schedules, materials etc) insofar as possible and we continue to engage with project stakeholders and our all-important supply chain.
Earlier this week the construction industry was given 48 hours to comply with social distancing guidelines. We welcome this. Each building site must now have a designated person to ensure compliance with social distancing. We welcome this. Health and safety standards to protect workers from the Covid-19 virus should be enforced at all construction sites and if not, they should be immediately closed down. We welcome this.
Earlier this week ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST published a thought-provoking article by Alyssa Giacobbe entitled ‘How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Change the Built Environment’ - you can read the full article here: https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/covid-19-design
First things first; our hearty congratulations go out to Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders and principals of Grafton Architects, on winning the coveted 2020 Pritzker prize.
According to an article in the Irish Times earlier this week, sales of development land in 2019 across the greater Dublin area, Cork, Limerick and Galway reached €1.2 billion.
Construction Ireland: Skills shortage vs. labour shortage
“If the calibre of the boutique hotels opening is any indication, Dublin is having something of a moment.”
Following recent expansion, Townmore announces internal promotions
Townmore Construction finalist in the ICE Awards 2020
WORK has begun on the partial demolition of the former Windsor Hotel on MacCurtain St for it to be rebuilt as a €7 million 'micro-sleeper' hotel with 73 rooms.