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Waterways Ireland Considers a Floating Food Market for Grand Canal Dock
March 2, 2019
Waterways Ireland has been looking at whether to build a floating food hall and outdoor deck, overlooking Grand Canal Dock’s outer basin.The idea for seven-day “premium” food and drink stalls, a co-working space, dining area, and waterfront terrace, is set out in a feasibility study by Colliers International and Aecom, from October last year.It might be called “The Wave”. Or “The Irish Market”. Or “The Time Out Market”, the presentation suggests.It’s one of a number of proposals for developments in the Docklands area that are being debated by the steward for water bodies, all part of making Grand Canal Dock “a major destination project”.At a recent council meeting, a representative for Waterways Ireland also gave an outline of plans for a triangle of land that it owns on the spot where Grand Canal Dock meets the River Dodder.Read More.