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By Leinster Express Reporter

25 Aug 2021

A Portarlington company has been given the go ahead for an extension adjoining its factory on the Laois Offaly border.

Polar Ice Ltd has been granted permission for the development at its premises at Portarlington Industrial Estate.

The development will consist of the construction of a proposed two storey factory type building containing office accommodation, packaging area with canopied truck loading to rear, truck wash and a canopied link to the existing Polar Ice factory facility.

Permission was granted with 13 conditions attached. One condition states that prior to work commencing, a section of the L-5015-1 at the proposed entrance will be upgraded with another stating that a Development Contribution of €24,480 will be paid to Offaly County Council which is the planning authority.

Polar Ice provide a full range of dry ice solutions for applications such as transportation of chilled items and cold storage. The firm has played a key role in the battle against Covid-19 as its product was vital in keeping vaccines and tests stable during distribution.

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