Watch: Take a look inside the skyscraper set to be built in Cork city

Watch: Take a look inside the skyscraper set to be built in Cork city
Computer generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D

An Bord Pleanala has granted permission for 201 build-to-rent apartments to be constructed on the site of Carey Tool Hire and the former Sextant Bar, Albert Quay, Cork City.

Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D
Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D

It will see 93 one-bed apartments, 104 two-bed apartments and four three-bed apartments in a building that ranges in height from eight to 11 to 24 storeys over ground floor.

Developers Progressive Commercial Construction Limited, part of the JCD Group, will also construct two basement levels, which will include 402 cycle spaces and 62 parking spaces.

Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D
Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D

The renovation of two protected structures also forms part of this project with the two-storey former Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway Offices, and the adjoining single-storey former Blackrock and Passage Railway Terminus Ticket Office, to be retained.

Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D
Computer-generated images of the new Skyscraper at the Sextant. Source: G-Net 3D

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