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Dublin Quays

11 June 2010

1999 – Bookend Building, Essex Quay, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Gibney & Partners The Bookend Building is sited at the end of Essex Quay looking westwards towards the Wood Quay City Council Offices and over a small public space. It is...

09 June 2010

2008 – Bord Gáis Above Ground Installation, Dublin

Architect: John McLaughlin & Martin Richman The installation is a gas pressure reducing station which transforms the national network distribution pressure of 19 Bar to the area network distribution pressure of 4 Bar....

09 June 2010

2008 – Spencer Dock PWC, North Wall Quay, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker The building is planned on a north south axis, comprising a seven storey north block and an eight storey south block. The north block is designed in a u-shape,...

09 June 2010

1907 – South Hailing Station, Britain Quay, Dublin

Smaller but similar to other towers near Alexandra Basin in the north docks, this little structure stood on the corner of the main Liffey waterway and the entrance to Grand Canal Docks. The...

09 June 2010

1816 – No.8 Burgh Quay, Dublin

One of the original shopfronts built on the quays by the Wide Streets Commisioners. There are a few similar examples on Burgh Quay flanking the former Corn Exchange building. Also visible on Eden...

09 June 2010

1905 – Sheehan Memorial, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.P. O’Neill A memorial to a member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who died near here while on duty. Just around the corner was the headquarters of the DMP. Incorporated a fountain....

09 June 2010

2003 – Georges Quay Offices, Dublin

Architect: KMD Architecture Built in two stages, the developers Cosgrave Brothers acquired the remainder of the George’s Quay site in 1997 and took a decision in 1999 to complete the remaining two buildings....

09 June 2010

1782 – No. 9 Merchants Quay, Dublin

Recently restored by the Historic Heart of Dublin, No.9 Merchants Quay has some interesting original features including plasterwork, an iron balustrading on the stairs and some fine fireplaces. However during renovations some much...

09 June 2010

2006 – The Anchorage, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin