Long-delayed shopping centre for Bray goes to planning stage

€24m Florentine complex will have two retail anchor stores, four restaurants, six-screen multiplex cinema and car parking

Pictured above are the cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council, Cllr John Ryan, and Bray municipal district manager, Des O’Brien, examining the plans on the site of the proposed development

Pictured above are the cathaoirleach of Wicklow County Council, Cllr John Ryan, and Bray municipal district manager, Des O’Brien, examining the plans on the site of the proposed development

 

The long-postponed Florentine shopping and cinema complex planned for the centre of Bray, Co Wicklow, has moved a stage further following a decision by Bray Town Council to proceed with the design and planning stages of the project.

The €24 million complex will have two retail anchor stores extending to 3,000sq m and 900sq m, four retail units of 700 metres each, four restaurants, a six-screen multiplex cinema and car parking.

Wicklow County Council is planning an open competition to select a partner for the project which is expected to boost trading activities in the town.

The site was previously owned by Ballymore Properties.