Dundalk Dog Rescue seeking builders for new Rescue Centre

Dundalk Dog Rescue seeking builders for new Rescue Centre

Dundalk Dog Rescue are looking to meet with building contractors to discuss the construction of their new Rescue Centre.

Plans for the new facility in Dromiskin were submitted in April with the hope that planning permission can be secured soon. Louth County Council has requested further information on the development but it is moving ahead at steam with a series of fundraising having already taken place and a number of events lined up.

Director Volunteer of Dundalk Dog Rescue Bobby Wain yesterday took to Facebook calling on builders or building contractors to make contact with them.

He said: “We are now looking for the right builder to help us make our Rescue Centre a reality.

“Any company big or small who would have an interest in our exciting project please contact me by email for detailed drawings.”

Those interested can email Bobby at bobby@dundalkdogrescue.ie

As part of the proposed development in Whiterath, Dromiskin, Dundalk Dog rescue are seeking the go ahead to demolish and remove prefabricated structures from the site, as well as to retain and change the use of the existing building to a dog rescue centre.

The centre would comprise of treatment facilities, a reception with public waiting/viewing areas, staff and administration areas, sanitary facilities and ancillary accommodation.

The development will also include provision of a new single storey dog kennel facility to the side and rear of the existing building to accommodate 45 dogs.

They are also seeking permission for solar panels on the roof of the complex, two ancillary storage buildings, the upgrade of the existing car park area, the provision of enclosed and outdoor dog exercise areas, a service yard and waste treatment.

In April Dundalk Dog Rescue met with local business owners in McAteer’s The Food House in Clanbrassil Street to discuss the facility, which is estimated to cost in the region of €200,000.

Talk of the Town TV was at the event and compiled the following video…

 

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