The new building will accommodate 315 staff on 5200msq and incorporate a number of primary functions including:
> 24/7 National Distribution Gas Control for Ireland
> 24/7 emergency response for Dublin and surrounding counties
> The National Training Centre
> The National Distribution Safety and Quality Centre
> The National Distribution Operations and Construction Departments
Ethos // The design of the new Networks Services Centre will reflect Bord Gáis Networks' commitment to:
> Environmental protection, energy conservation and sustainable development.
> Staff efficiency and to promote the inter-departmental multi-disciplinary
approach necessary in the provision of efficient and effective services.
Progress // The design was chosen following a two stage international architectural competition administered by the RIAI on behalf of Bord Gáis Networks in the summer of 2008.
> Full Planning Permission was granted in June 2009 and Construction commenced in June 2010.
> Completion is scheduled for October 2011.