Center Parcs developers award contracts to Irish food companies

The resort, which is expected to cost €233m, is due to open in Longford in 2019

Construction work at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon is under way

Construction work at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon is under way

 

The developers of the planned Center Parcs holiday village in Co Longford have awarded contracts worth a combined €5.2 million to four Irish food companies.

Dublin-based Keelings has been selected as the fresh produce and dairy supplier to the resort, while Galway family group Heaney Meats will provide meat products. Other contract winners include Coleraine-based Lynas Foodservice and Antrim-based Henderson Foodservice.

Construction work at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon, which is set to cost €233 million to develop, is under way. The resort is expected to open next year.

The contract for the construction of the holiday village was awarded to John Sisk & Son in 2017.

UK-based Center Parcs, which is owned by Canadian investment company Brookfield Asset Management, can accommodate 2,500 guests per day when the site is fully operational.