Ballymun and Finglas Shopping Centres

Question to City Manager City Council Meeting 05/11/2012


“Could the City Manager outline the policy decision tree analysis for
the sites of the Ballymun and Finglas Shopping Centres?”



NAMA has appointed Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) as receivers over
Ballymun Shopping Centre (BSCL). BSCL is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Treasury Holdings Ltd. now in liquidation. The City Council, in its
capacity as lessor of the centre and a party to a revenue sharing
agreement with BSCL, is working in partnership with PWC regarding
short-term issues i.e. the condition of the centre and the vacancy
levels. Both parties are also committed to explore options for the
medium to long-term future of the centre. A study of the shopping
offering in Ballymun has been carried out by BRL Planning team and
will assist in the decision-making process.


Unlike Ballymun Shopping Centre, the City Council has no direct
involvement in Finglas Shopping Centre and is not in a position to
influence matters to the same extent. The Centre is currently for

Contact: Michael Ryan, Senior Executive Officer, Development Department.
Tel: 222 3080