Developer seeks €3.4m from Shapoorji Pallonji for breach of contract

Whinsfield Holdings claims Indian contractor left 65-unit social housing scheme in Dublin incomplete and overclaimed payments

The unfinished Whinsfield development site in Sandyford, Co Dublin. Picture: Fergal Phillips

The developer of a 65-unit social housing scheme in Dublin is demanding the immediate repayment of more than €3.4 million from its main building contractor on the project after the firm “ceased all works” earlier this year, leaving the development only 70 per cent complete.

Whinsfield Holdings, a Dublin-based development firm, recently issued a legal letter to the directors of Shapoorji Pallonji Europe claiming the company is guilty of “multiple breaches of contract” and that ...