John Spain Associates has established a reputation as a leading retail planning consultant in Ireland. The practice has been at the forefront of retail planning in Ireland for the past 15 years in both the public and private sectors. JSA have significant experience in delivering private sector retail developments and also in providing advice to local authorities on retail developments.
We have been involved in over 200 retail schemes located throughout Ireland. These include town centre developments, district centres, neighbourhood centres, retail warehouse developments, supermarkets and discount food stores. We have prepared retail studies in respect of these developments. John Spain Associates provided planning consultancy advice to the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government in the preparation of the Retail Design Manual.
We have prepared comprehensive number of County and City retail planning strategies on behalf of local authorities including the County Strategies for Meath, Wexford, Roscommon and Westmeath, the Waterford City Retail Strategy and the Cork City and Metropolitan Area Retail Study.
JSA have prepared and co-ordinated the lodgement of a number of significant retail schemes including major extensions to Blanchardstown Town Centre and a new town centre scheme at Ballymun. We also prepared and coordinated a significant planning application for the redevelopment of Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork.