The Times Building,
D’Olier & Fleet Street, Dublin 2

Following the relocation of the Irish Times to a new building on Tara Street, VEBA Ltd purchased the former offices on D’Olier and Fleet Street, Dublin 2 with Elliott Group acting as their design & build construction partner.

Project Details.

The project comprises the demolition and redevelopment of buildings along Fleet Street and the construction of a large atrium connecting the original listed buildings with a new structure facing Fleet Street. The project also allows for the retention of listed buildings and shopfronts along D’Olier Street. Works to the listed building included repointing of brick and stone works and specialist cleaning of same.

The gross floor area of the development is 8,427 m² (90,707 ft²) of which 2,309 m² (24,854 ft²) is retained floor space and 6,118 m² (65,854 ft²) is new floor space.

The development houses a mix of commercial, retail, restaurant and high-end residential units. Given its history and location, this scheme is a flagship project. It also demonstrates the Elliott Groups staff members company’s ability to deliver a complex city-centre construction project on a restricted site, while working on and adjacent to protected structures.

This project received a BREAAM Excellent rating.

Design Team, Client & Value

Client: VEBA Ltd

Architect: HKR Architects

Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald

M&E Engineer: RN Murphy Consulting Engineers

Civil & Structural Engineer: Barret Mahony Consulting Engineers

Value: €19,800,000

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