Planning permission granted for multi-million-pound sustainable living development in Newry | Newry News Today

Posted by
editor@newrytimes.com
Thursday, November 24th, 2022
Community, News

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council has granted planning permission to local property development company, Kerr Property – a Keltbray Group company, for a high-quality multi-million-pound urban regeneration scheme in the heart of Newry.

 

Planning permission granted for multi-million-pound sustainable living development in Newry | Newry News Today - newry times news

 

Pearce’s Gate at Merchant’s Quay will be a major city centre mixed-use development comprising 62 two-bedroom and 11 one-bedroom apartments, three retail units and a coffee bar, 864 square metres of office space, landscaped areas, a communal courtyard and car parking.

As part of Kerr Property’s commitment to sustainability, the scheme offers 11 car parking spaces with the aim of encouraging the reduction of the use of private cars and increasing the use of public transport.

 


Newry Times - Buttercrane Shoppoing Centre Christmas 2022


 

Pearce’s Gate will also offer Newry’s first Car Club giving residents of the apartments the opportunity to hire a car by the hour for those infrequent journeys, rather than the need to own their own vehicle.

Martin Conlon, Development Director of Kerr Property says, “We welcome the approval of planning permission for Pearce’s Gate at Merchants Quay in Newry and are confident that it will provide a significant economic and jobs boost to the city.

The scheme will firmly respect the heritage and historic location and regenerate a vacant and under-utilised area to create high-quality, sustainable urban development.

“It will also further strengthen Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s exciting plans for the continued regeneration of the city.”

 


Tall Paul Marketing - NI blog content writer

 


 

“Sustainability is at the core of Kerr Property’s work and in line with this, the scheme also signifies a step change to achieving a reduction in carbon impact.

“The site provides minimal car parking but takes advantage of excellent public transport links and is conveniently located within walking distance to the bus station which connects to the train station, allowing residents to live there without the need to own a car.

“In turn, this will increase the footfall and dwell time across the city.

“I am confident that Pearce’s Gate will play a key role in encouraging people to live, work and socialise in Newry which will generate a huge economic impact for local businesses for years to come,” Martin adds.

 


Keep up to date with all the latest Newry news, what’s on Newry, News in Newry and Mourne, and Today’s Newry News Now HERE.


 

Comment using your Newry Times/WordPress account

-->

This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

We are not responsible for republished content from this blog on other blogs or websites without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on 16/01/2017. If you have any questions feel free to contact Newry Times by emailing editor@newrytimes.com

Log in