December 2015: Tánaiste turns sod at GROW HQ

Tom O’Brien Construction were delighted to have Tánaiste Joan Burton and GIY founder Michael Kelly on-site this week at the official sod turning ceremony for the new Grow HQ at Ardkeen, Waterford!

Pictured above L-R: Tom O’Brien – MD Tom O’Brien Construction, Pearse Douglas – Douglas Carroll, Laura Firth – HKTT, John Cummins – Mayor of Waterford, Michael Kelly – GIY founder, Joan Burton – Tánaiste, Gary Graham – GIY Chairman, Ciara Conway – TD, Caitriona McArdle – Solearth, Anne Harpur – Anne Harpur Architects, Nicky Furness – Tom O’Brien Construction.

Grow HQ, due to open in 2016, will be a National Food Education Centre and the home of the GIY Ireland movement! The building is a two storey structure and will provide for course rooms, café, kitchen, administration rooms, changing facilities, storage, roof garden, circulation and plant space. The external works include provision of working gardens, landscaping, carparking, paved areas, entrance gates, planting, site structures and site fencing.

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