Planning permission granted for Primark distribution centre in Newbridge- Senator Fiona O’Loughlin

Earlier this year, Primark submitted a planning application to Kildare County Council to seek permission to develop a new €75 Million state-of-the-art warehousing and distribution depot facility in Newbridge. As part of this wider investment announcement, they have confirmed that planning permission has now been granted for the development of a 500,000 sq. ft facility that will comprise of a distribution centre, warehouse, and office space on a 38-acre site.

Senator O’Loughlin said, “I am pleased to see the planning process for the Primark facility being approved so efficiently- ensuring we have a responsive and efficient planning process is crucial for us to ensuring that we can seize opportunities quickly.”

“Newbridge has truly become a major national retail centre in recent years. We are delighted to have one of Irelands largest shopping centres outside Dublin, Whitewater as well as a sizable Penneys and a plethora of small independent retailers.”

Fiona concluded “The fact that Newbridge has been chosen for a €75 million distribution facility to be constructed is a huge vote of confidence in our retail and distribution sectors in South Kildare. Primarks choosing Newbridge for a major European wide distribution centre shows how respected Newbridge, and Kildare is in terms of retail”