Custom House Quay, Waterford City, Co. Waterford - Sold
- Retail Units
PRICE ON APPLICATION
Area: 566 sq m (6,092 sq ft)
Superb site located just off The Quays in Waterford City in a thriving hub that has seen the rejuvenation of several major buildings in the last two years. The property comprises of a 566 square metre warehouse uinit with large yard with vehicle access onto High Street and Custom House Quay. The 0.37 acre site which has planning permission for a c 32,000 sq ft mixed use development scheme of offices, cafe/restaurant. The site offers huge potential to any interested parties for further development or to occupy the site as is with the current owners being prepared to renovate the existing units and landscape the site.
Located in a pivotal location with frontage and direct access onto The Quays along with access to High Street at the rear. The area in general is the focal point for a number of shopping and tourist attractions, with the renovation of the Theater Royal last year and now with the opening of the new Waterford Crystal Showrooms, The House of Waterford Crystal and next July sees the return of The Tall Ships to The Quays in Waterford City. The House of Waterford Crystal will be complemented by the development of the Viking Triangle, which will take in six key monuments, from Reginald’s Tower to Greyfriars and Cathedral Square.
The Viking Triangle defines the historic centre of Waterford. This area of Waterford is where is 914 the Vikings first settled. It is a small area, approx. 2 ha ( 4.94 ha), but within it much of Waterford's story from 914 to present day can be found. The Viking Trinagle forms the North East corner of Waterford City Centre fronting the River Suir to the North, the central retail area to the West and the new Waterford Crystal Factory & Visitor Centre to the South. Overseen by the Waterford Viking Trinagle Trust Co. Ltd, Waterford City Council has a vested responsibility in this Company to oversee the promotion, development and marketing of the Viking Triangle.
The Vision for the Viking Triangle
Reflecting over 1,000 years of history, the Viking Triangle will be the distinctive cultural and heritage district of Waterford City centre. It will be the distinctive cultural and heritage district of Waterford City Centre. It will provide a vibrant experience that will attract more visitors to the City. It will also become a sought after place for locals to spend time, socialise and feel proud. It will be the catalyst for the future regeneration of Waterford.
The Mission of the Viking Triangle
In the short term it will begin to change local and national perceptions of Waterford and create a feel good factor. In the medium term it will
provide a richer offer and experience, meeting international standards. In the long term it will contribute to wider city regeneration that helps
Waterford to make a step change in economic performance.
The Strategy for the Viking Triangle
The Viking Triangle has excellent cultural & heritage product which has been supplemented with the new eye catchingMedieval Museum.
Masterplan – the spatial Masterplan that is absolutely crucially in setting the tone and ambition.
Content - Development of the cultural & heritage assets, the stories of the area and their interpretation.
Property – how can distinctive businesses and occupiers be attracted and property improved.
Brand/Marketing – clarity on the Viking Triangle experience and what this means for a destination brand within Waterford.
For more details follow the link http://www.waterfordcity.ie/documents/notices/Viking%20Triangle.pdf
With the opening of the new Outer Ring Roads, second Bridge Crossing and improved infrastructure in general, Waterford has seen itself grow to the 5th biggest city in the country attracting an average of 326,000 domestic tourists every year who spend on average €45 million per year.
•Excellent development potential
•c 0.37 acre site
•Excellent location onto The Quay
•Access onto High Street to the rear
•Planning for mixed use development c 32,000 sq ft
•Owner prepared to renovate two existing units and landscape
•Within a two mins walk of City Centre
•100m from the new Waterford Crystal Showrooms
There are 2 BER ratings:
High Street: BER F- 800323321 - 215.96KGCO2.
An Post Buidlng: BER F- 800323313 - 178.75 KGCO2.
Located at Custom House Quay
By appointment only