Tallaght is in the middle of a lively period for development

One practice alone is involved in six projects encompassing leisure, retail and 3,000 residential units

Sigma Retail Partners, which manages The Square Shopping Centre, has signed up a replacement tenant for Debenhams’ former 5,000-square-metre store. Picture: Peter Moloney

New residential development activity in Tallaght town centre, along with recent retail and leisure lettings at The Square shopping centre, look set to increase the vibrancy of the area.

Arthur O’Brien, of C+W O’Brien Architects, says that his practice alone is involved in six projects which include about 3,000 residential units, retail space in the apartment schemes and leisure projects.

Early this month, Richard Barrett’s Bartra Property Group submitted revised plans for its site in ...