Revamped GPO could have space for 900 civil servants

Briefing note prepared by OPW for Department of Public Expenditure and Reform outlines potential for historic building in terms of development

The state is examining how best to use the General Post Office in central Dublin, now that An Post has relocated its staff to new headquarters at the Exo building in the Docklands. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Up to 900 workspaces could be provided at the General Post Office (GPO) complex on O’Connell Street in Dublin once the historic building is refurbished.

With An Post having substantially vacated its former headquarters in the capital, attention has turned to the future use of the building, which is to be transferred to the Office of Public Works (OPW).

A briefing note recently prepared by the OPW for the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform ...