National Concert Hall upgrade under review after €100m cost hike
PwC to evaluate renovation project’s value for money as cost estimates rise from €80 million to €180 million
The €100 million increase in the estimated cost of upgrading the National Concert Hall (NCH) has prompted a review.
PwC has been hired to look at the substantial cost inflation on the project in Earlsfort Terrace, which was originally estimated to cost €80 million when it was first announced in 2018.
The firm will ascertain whether the increased costs – which will increase capacity in the main hall by 225 seats – will still deliver ...