Cafe and public toilets at Merrion Square delayed by expenses related to Brexit and pandemic

A value engineering review must take place to ensure the project, which received planning permission in 2017, is delivered cost efficiently and within budget, Dublin City Council says

Plans for the project, which include a gallery, outdoor seating, amphitheatre, café and public toilets, at Merrion Square in central Dublin

The long-awaited construction of public toilets and a café in Merrion Square in Dublin has been delayed again to make sure the project is cost-effective given the increased expenses of building due to Brexit and the pandemic.

In April, the Business Post reported that construction on a gallery, outdoor seating amphitheatre, café and public toilets in Merrion Square was to begin this summer. Planning permission had been granted in 2017.

Dublin City Council told the ...