A design image of the new facility / PHOTO: PRIMARK
A Hub near Newbridge that was proposed by clothing giant Primark last month has been granted planning permission from Kildare County Council (KCC).
The premises, which is expected to cost €75 million, issued more details on the site, which was initially proposed to KCC by Barola Capital DAC, on behalf of Primark.
It id understood that the Hub is intended to be a new, state-of-the-art warehousing and distribution depot facility in Great Connell off the R445.
A spokesperson for Primark said at the time: "The decision to develop a new advanced facility in Great Connell reflects the need for additional capacity to support the company’s continued growth plans.
The facility is estimated to be a 500,000 sq ft, and will comprise of a distribution centre, warehouse and office space on a 38-acre site.
The new depot will act as an all-island facility, creating additional capacity, and will serve Primark stores in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
It is expected to take three years to complete.
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