Colbert Station, Limerick

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September 2021 –  Public Consultation launched for Colbert Quarter

The Land Development Agency launched a public consultation on plans for a major urban development and rejuvenation project in the heart of Limerick City.  The Colbert Station Quarter project will transform this part of Limerick city, incorporating new urban districts to be developed over time delivering potentially 2,800 homes in addition to commercial space, public spaces alongside sustainable transport options.

Public consultation opens for views on until 11th November 2021. The partnership with Limerick City and County Council, CIE and HSE will see underused state lands re-imagined for the people of Limerick.

September 2020 – Draft Design Review Document Published


In September 2020, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) in conjunction with the Land Development Agency and Limerick City and County Council presented the draft design review document to councillors of the metropolitan area of Limerick City. Presentations delivered to the councillors on the day are available here and here.

The draft design review document is available here

March 2020 – Design Review Team Announced

In March 2020 the team to undertake the design review process was announced. The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) will lead the design review process. You can find more information about the individual team members here.

January 2020 – Memorandum of Understanding Signed

The first step in this process was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding which took place in Limerick in January 2020. Furthermore, the design review team was established and is Chaired by David Browne, Director of RKD and President of the Royal Institute of the Architects in Ireland (RIAI).

A presentation was delivered on the day of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding which can be found here.

October 2019 – Plans announced

In October 2019, the Land Development Agency in partnership with Limerick City and County Council, CIÉ and the HSE announced plans to begin examining the potential for development of a 50-hectare site in Limerick City centre located near the main transport hub of Colbert Station.

You can read the full press release for the draft design review document here.

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