Expansion approved for Thermo King site in city

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A factory in the city has been given approval to expand.

Ingersoll – Rand International which operates Thermo King has secured planning permission for the development at Monivea Road in Mervue.

The extension will include a two-storey office building with research laboratories and a test yard.

City planners have attached 11 planning conditions to the grant of planning permission.

One condition requires the company to submit revised plans showing 2 bike shelters within the site to accommodate 16 bicycles.

The council says this it to promote sustainable modes of transportation.