This retail centre is located on the site of an existing former yarn factory in Rathdowney,
Co. Laois and preparation of the site included substantial demolition of the existing building including
asbestos removal. The new building comprises 40 retail units, a café centre, internal malls,
covered external promenade ancillary accommodation and extensive associated external works, car
parking etc. The new building is largely of single storey steel frame construction and Glulam Beams
with insulated blockwork external walls finished in coloured render and horizontal rainscreen cladding,
insulated metal roofing with glazing over walls. Internal partitions are generally insulated
metal stud with dry lining, shop fronts are in timber and mall floors are finished in ceramic tiles.