The Grangegorman Development Agency (GDA) is a statutory agency established in 2006 by the Irish Government to redevelop the former St. Brendan's Hospital grounds in Dublin city centre.
The GDA aims to create a vibrant new city quarter with a diverse mix of uses, in a way that is sensitive to the context of the Grangegorman site, its surrounding neighbourhoods and the existing community. The challenge is to plan for and implement a complex, multi-phased development that provides:
a high quality area with physical linkages to Smithfield, Phibsborough, Prussia Street and the City Centre
new arts, cultural, recreational and public spaces to serve the community and the city
a primary school, public library and children's play spaces, and
complementary mixed-use development
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Roadworks on Grangegorman Road from September
Monday 17th June, 2013 - As part of the Site Infrastrucuture and Public Realm contract it will be necessary for the GDA to carry out a range of work on Grangegorman Road. Click on the attachment below to find out more. Also, GDA staff will be available this Wednesday 19th June from 4pm to 7pm in the main hall of the GDA offices to discuss this work further with anyone who wishes to drop in.
Below is an animation showing how the new Broadstone Gate may look once complete.
GDA Vacancy - Director of Finance
Thursday 9th May, 2013 - The closing date for applications for the position of Director of Finance is Thursday 16th May. Go to our Recruitment Page or www.publicjobs.ie for more information.
Labour and Learning Forum Video
The Grangegorman Labour and learning Forum put together this short video for their Joining up the Dots Education Planning Day which is taking place in Grangegorman on Tuesday 23rd April, 2013. it feaures a range of DIT students from a variety of backgrounds who have come back to education. They give their reasons for their return and their opinions on education.
Broadstone Gate Development
Image of the future Broadstone Gate
Friday 19th April, 2013 - Dublin City Council today published its development proposal for Broadstone Gate. This development will provide a new entrance to the Grangegorman Quarter from Constitution Hill. Ful details of where the plans can be viewed are at www.dublincity.ie in the coming days.
New Architecture Video Featuring the Grangegorman Project
One of the Technical Advisors working on the PPP project in Grangegorman, Mr. Rod MacAllister of Sheppard Robson Architects, recently completed a video project for the UK Association of University Directors of Estates. the project focuses on adaptive reuse and features a piece on the Grangegorman Project. Take a look.
Grangegorman Spring Newsletter
The latest Grangegorman Newsletter is now out and being delivered to homes in the area. You can view it here or go to our Community Page to view all of the project newsletters. Just click on the image below to open the document.
Investigative Roadworks on Grangegorman Lower
Public Notice Update - Starting on Wednesday 3rd April there will be some investigative roadworks taking place on Grangegorman Lower.
The work consists of opening up trial trenches on parts of the road at a time and then closing it again. The road will not be closed at any time, but there will be a stop go systems in place. Once the work is complete on Grangegorman Lower the contractor will continue their investigative work along George’s Lane and then North King Street.
A Historic Day for Grangegorman
From left to right: MEP Emer Costello, Sean Tone (HSE area Nursing Manager), Minister for Health Dr. James O' Reilly, Minister of State Ms. Kathleen Lynch, Minister of State Joe Costello and Ms Anne O' Connor (HSE Dublin North East Area Manager and GDA Board Member).
The Minister for Health cuts the ribbon on the new Phoenix Care Centre 199th For more on yesterday's historic day in Grangegorman go to our News Page.
Countdown to Official Opening
With the official opening of the new Phoenix Care Centre approaching here is a reminder of how it all came together.
View from the new Phoenix Care Centre
New GDA Board Announced
Monday 4th February, 2013- The new Board of the Grangegorman Development Agency has been officially announced by the Department of Education and Skills. Go to our Board page for the full list. The new Board will be in place until 2015.
Tree Felling in Grangegorman
Friday 1st February, 2013- The views around Grangegorman are changing rapidly at the moment. Below are views of and from the GDA offices.
Planning Application Lodged for DIT Research Hub
Thursday 31st January, 2013- The GDA today lodged a planning application for the DIT Research hub, which will include The new Environmental Health Science Institute and the Hot House Incubation Centre for new business. This is the fourth planning application to be lodged under the Grangegorman Planning Scheme.
For more information on this new building see the information sheet on our News page.
Grangegorman Arts Strategy
Monday 14th January, 2013 - As part of the development of the Strategic Plan for the Grangegorman project a commitment was made to complete and implement a public art strategy for the life of the project. The GDA procured Ms. Sarah Searson and Ms. Claire Nidecker who began working on the strategy at the end of 2011. It was adopted by the Agency at the end of 2012. To view the document go to the Reports and Publications page.
Technical Advisors Appointed to the New DIT Grangegorman Campus
Friday 11th January, 2013 - A team of 40 architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and other specialists met today in Grangegorman to begin the development of detailed technical specifications for two major buildings for the new Dublin Institute of Technology campus.
Monday 7th January, 2013 - Here is the final timelapse video of the construction of the new Mental Health facility in Grangegorman. This is the first new building to be complete as part of the Grangegorman re-development and is due to open at the end of Febraury this year.
Projects coming down the line
Thursday 3rd January, 2013 - The Grangegorman project is well underway and we expect much progress to be made in 2013. The image below, which is featured in the latest newsletter outlines, the different projects that are coming or have already started. Two major projects which aren't listed here are the site infrastructure and public realm, which is due to start in mid 2013, and the demolition project, which is due to start in the fisrt half of the year.
Click on the image to see a larger view.
2012 End of Year Newsletter
A lot happened in 2012 on the Grangegorman project. Our end of year newsletter looks back over some of the important events but more importantly looks to all that is coming down the line in 2013 and beyond. you cna look back over all of the Grangegorman Newsleters on our Community Consultation page.
Monday, 3rd December, 2012 -Over the coming weeks the GDA intends to lodge two planning applications with Dublin City Council; they are the planning application for the adaptive re-use of 6 protected structures on the site and the planning application for the Environmental Health Science Institute Building. Please go to our news page for more on this.
New Labour and Learning Website Up and Running
Tuesday 27th Novembeer, 2012 - The new website for the Grangegorman Labour and Learning Forum has just been launched. Click on the link below to visit the site. More information and resources will be added in the coming months.
Results of the 2012 Board and Consultative Group Elections
Tuesday 30th October 2012 - Congratulations to Mr. Brendan Sharkey, who goes forward for appointment to the GDA Board and to Ms. Fionna Fox and Mr. Seamus Harrington, who both go forward for appointment to the Consultative Group. The full breakdown of the results are now available on the Election Results page.