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Tuesday, 5 November 2019
Planning Permission Granted For €30M State Data Centre In Kildare
Kildare County Council granted planning permission for a €30 million state data centre. The planning application, submitted by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer at the Dept. of Expenditure and Reform in February, is for a portion of the government's campus at Backweston in Celbridge. Leave is sought for a data centre with a total footprint of 5,474sqm, with an additional c.2826sqm in external plant area. Kildare County Council, on two occasions, requested more detailed information on the proposal. It has now granted planning permission.