Clean up cost weighs on Spencer Dock sale

Six acre waterfront site on the market for €6 million as bidders mull decontamination bill

3rd April, 2016
Spencer Dock

The cost of decontaminating a six-acre waterfront site at Spencer Dock in north Dublin city will run into tens of millions, according to informed sources.

Receiver EY has been appointed by Nama to handle the sale of the site, which is on the market for €50 million despite being contaminated with metals and other hazardous materials.

The site has functioned at various times as a chemical works, a timber yard where wood was treated with...

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