Doing Business In Arklow

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Great Location

With a range of highly regarded international businesses in Arklow as well as quality local businesses, Arklow proves to be an excellent location for businesses.

Arklow is  located just an hours drive from the capital Dublin to the north and large international ferry port of Rosslare to the south. Arklow also has a direct train line that connects the town to the centre of Dublin and the historic town of Wexford.

Arklow is home to some of the countries leading retailers Tesco, Dunnes, Aldi, Lidl and a selection of International companies Servier, Arklow Shipping to name a few.

Internet and Energy

Arklow is home to the Arklow Bank Wind Park, a 25 megawatt offshore wind farm generating electrical power for the Wicklow region in Ireland. It is the first offshore wind farm in Ireland, and the world’s first erection of wind turbines rated over 3megawatts each.

Arklow has the latest in 4g coverage and fibre broadband with speeds of upto 100mb which makes it an ideal town for any modern business.

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Enterprise Centres and Industrial Parks in the area.

Arklow Business Enterprise Centre:

Located on the Kilbride Industrial Estate with easy access from both north and south approaches, Arklow Business Enterprise Centre Ltd., is a community initiative set up to provide workspace for new embryo and small expanding businesses, together with a range of support facilities.  The Centre offers approx 20,000 sq ft of workspace consisting of 14 small/medium sized production units (600 sq ft + 1,200 sq ft) and 14 offices 200 sq ft – 500 sq ft.  Communication capability is ultra modern with broadband facility throughout.  Conference, meeting and training rooms are available to tenants and the local business community.

This is home to the Arklow & District Chamber.

Tel:  + 353 (0) 402  26900
IDA Business & Technology Park:
The IDA Business & Technology Park, Arklow consists of circa 32 hectares to the West of Arklow and is accessed directly from the N11/Arklow by-pass.  The Park is a high quality IDA flagship business park with regard to its layout, landscaping and environment and competes on par with other IDA Parks countrywide.  It has a number of sites of varying sizes available for promotion.

Tel:  +353 (0)1-6034000.
Avoca River Park Site (Formerly IFI):
The Avoca River Park Site (formerly IFI) comprises 250 acres, of which 120 are currently zoned employment.  It is the promoter’s vision to redevelop 100 acres of the land zoned for employment industrial purposes and retaining 20 acres of the zoned land for own use.  Services to the site include 110 KVA sub station, natural gas, main water, rail access and other infrastructure.

Contact Raymond Gaffney & Associates Tel: + 353 (0) 402 31384.

Kish Business Park

A park with 35 light industrial units.
Croghan Industrial Estate
This industrial park was built by Wicklow County Council. It now houses the NCT centre, the Recycling Centre and lots more.
Knockenrahan Industrial Estate
This Industrial Estate is quite centrally located, over the Navvi bridge and has a variety of units.