Naas, Co.Kildare

BACKGROUND

To achieve planning permission, in Naas, Co. Kildare,  for the Kerry Group’s  Global Technology and Innovation Centre to serve their Global and Regional customers in the EMEA region.

CHALLENGES

The brief was to work closely with Kildare County Council and the team of international design consultants to deliver the Group’s facility within an  identified and constrained time frame.

OUTCOME

Permission was granted by Kildare County Council.  As a result of extensive positive consultations with third parties who were satisfied with the outcome, there were no appeals to An Bord Pleanala. The facility is now fully operational and employs in excess of 900 research, product commercialisation, business development and business support specialists.