Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
An Garda Síochána
258. To ask the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if construction work has commenced on a new Garda station at Bailieborough, County Cavan; if so, the estimated timeframe for completion; the estimated cost of the project; the name of the company that was awarded the contract to construct the new Garda station; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3416/22]
The project for a new Garda Station at Bailieborough, Co. Cavan includes conservation of the existing former National Irish Bank building and the construction of a new three storey over basement building to the rear on a site of circa 0.15 hectares located on the town’s main street. Following the tender process, which included a most economically advantageous tender assessment, the contract was awarded on 12th of November 2021. The preferred bidder is Adston Construction Ltd. and the contract value is €10,976,632 excluding VAT.
I can confirm that construction work has now commenced (January 2022) and that the construction programme is projected to take approximately twenty months to complete with a target completion date of September 2023.