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Planners Meet With Potential Buyers of Port of Cork Buildings

20th January 2017
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Port of Cork €7m site sale hopes, including the 1819-built Custom House, and bonded warehouses which are protected structures Port of Cork €7m site sale hopes, including the 1819-built Custom House, and bonded warehouses which are protected structures

#PortBuildings - Des Cahill the Lord Mayor of Cork has said Council planners have met with potential buyers for the historic Port of Cork buildings on Custom House Quay.

The site writes the Evening Echo, includes the Custom House and adjoining bonded warehouses was listed for sale by the Port of Cork with agents DTZ Sherry Fitzgerald last year.

The agents told the Evening Echo yesterday that the identity of the potential buyers was confidential.

The site comprises of 2.9 acres which the agents say has “substantial development potential, suitable for a range of uses subject to planning permission.”

Meanwhile, the well-known Cork artist, John Adams, has said he is prepared to take to the streets to gain more signatures for his petition to get the historic buildings back into public ownership.

For more on the city-centre waterfront property click here. 

Published in Port of Cork
Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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