Milestream, Shanakiel, Cork City

  • Local Authority
    Cork City Council
  • Procurement Type
    New Build Development Agreement
  • Funding Method
    Capital Advanced Leasing facility (CALF) / Housing Finance Agency (Private Finance)
  • No. Homes
  • Developer/Contractor
    Gold Start Homes & KPH Construction
  • Milestream 1
  • Milestream 2
  • Milestream 3

This brand-new stand-alone development sits on the hilly North side of Cork City in Shanakiel. Located only 15 minutes from the City Centre, Milestream comtains 42 A-rated homes and represents the ongoing collaboration between Tuath and Cork City Council.

This development consists of 2, 3 & 4 bed homes, funded via CALF funding from the Department of Housing and Housing Finance Agency. This is a modern method of construction build which was constructed via Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF). ICF generally involves  involves light, premade forms that fit together as large interlocking blocks. Benefits over than poured concrete include greater energy efficiency, less prone to moisture intrusion and less sensitive to cold temperatures