Tuesday June 2, 2020

Kildare Village backs down in spat with council

Operator of the outlet centre had filed appeal with An Bord Pleanála over ‘unit 104’ row, but have since withdrawn it

Killian Woods

Business reporter

29th March, 2020
Value Retail has repeatedly told the council the unit in question would be an anchor store, split over ground and mezzanine level, and crucial to the entire expansion

Kildare Village’s operator has backed down in a spat with the local council over the inclusion of a new anchor store in its €70 million extension.

Value Retail Dublin Limited, the firm behind the outlet centre, received planning permission to develop the third phase of Kildare Village in 2018.

It would include 29 new shops, two new restaurants and 460 car parking spaces, but planners said a unit dubbed “unit 104” must be removed...

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