Page last updated: 02/12/19
The 2nd phase of the Government’s current PPP programme, announced by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D in Budget 2015, envisages a programme to invest €300million in social housing and is expected to comprise
The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government are the sanctioning authority for the Programme with NDFA acting as financial advisor, procuring authority and project manager.
On 21st July 2016, the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney T.D. announced the location of the 8 sites comprising the 2nd bundle of the Social Housing PPP Programme as follows:
|Site||Local Authority||Indicative No. of Units|
|The Walk, Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon||Roscommon Co. Council||53|
|The Miles, Clonakilty, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||52|
|Slievekeale, Waterford City||Waterford City & Co. Council||58|
|Ballyburke, Galway City||Galway City Council||74|
|Shannon East, Co. Clare||Clare Co. Council||51|
|Poundhill, Skibbereen, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Oakwood, Macroom, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Nancy’s Lane, Clane, Co. Kildare||Kildare Co. Council||77|
|Sanctioning Authority||Dept. Housing, Planning, Community & Local Govt.|
|Sponsoring Agency||Cork County Council|
|Local Authorities||Cork Co. Council, Clare Co. Council, Galway City & Co. Council, Kildare Co. Council, Roscommon Co. Council, Waterford City & Co. Council|
|Legal Advisor||Eversheds Sutherland|
|Insurance Advisor||Willis Risk Services (Ireland) Ltd.|
|Planning Advisor||HRA Planning|
|Architect||Simon J Kelly Architects|
|Civil & Structural Engineers||Hayes Higgins Partnership|
|Mechanical & Electrical Engineers||Matt O’Mahony & Associates|
|Quantity Surveyor||Currie and Brown|
A Contract Notice was published on 26 February 2018 and following a pre-qualification process, four candidates were shortlisted and invited to tender.
A design team was appointed to the project in February 2017 from a multi-party framework.
Details of the firms appointed to the framework are available here.
Tenders for the project were received on the 15th February 2019 and following evaluation the Torc Housing Partnership was selected as preferred tenderer. The Torc Housing Partnership consortium includes Equitix Ltd / Kajima Partnerships Ltd, JJ Rhatigan / OHL, Derwent FM and Tuath Housing Association. Debt funding is being provided by Nord/LB.
A "Meet the Buyer" event with Enterprise Ireland in relation to this project was held on 10 July 2019 at the Charleville Park Hotel, Cork.
Suppliers had the opportunity to meet the preferred tenderer consortium members.
The contract for this project was signed on 27 November 2019. See press release here.