With just one year left to go before its official opening, the development of the €233m Center Parcs forest resort in Longford has hit a significant milestone. Workers employed at the site have just taken delivery of the 53-metre long, 22-tonne glulam beams that will form the structure of the resort's subtropical swimming area.
The facility is set to become one of the main attractions at the new resort and will be heated to a temperature of 29.5C all year round. The construction of Center Parcs Longford Forest is now at full tilt with over 750 construction workers engaged on site. The spend on the development is set to run at €1m per week between now and opening in 2019.