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Retail in Tramore Town Centre

Key Facts

  • Tramore is a coastal town in County Waterford, steeped in history with sloping streets and sea views.  
  • In recent years, it has become a trendy, cultural & very family friendly place to be, with independent boutiques & artisan food shops dotted along it's main streets. See The Coastguard Cultural Centre for an example of events taking place.
  • Tramore is one of Waterford’s fastest growing towns and the second largest town with a population of just over 10,000. In recent years, it has seen various new retail developments, to cater for both this growing resident population and significant tourist numbers attracted by the Blue Flag beaches and the number of local festivals.
  • Population of 50,000 living within 10km of Tramore (mainly in Waterford City).
  • New employers, such as Nearform, choosing to locate in Tramore.
  • Modern and well-connected road network.
  • Free public and private car parking in the town centre.
  • New tourist attractions increasing visitor numbers including the Lafcadio Hearn Japanese Gardens located in the town centre.

Retail in Tramore Town Centre

The retail offering in Tramore includes a mix of charming and well established local businesses including Red Lane, Satina and Cahills and retailers such as SuperValu, Tesco, Lidl.  The hospitality sector is well served by a number of casual dining restaurants and gastro pubs.

Traditional shop fronts remain, creating a charming postcard picture as you walk down the sloping main street and enjoy panoramic sea views.

Research conducted in Q1 2016 with over 600 residents identified that the majority visit the town centre regularly.  The research also highlighted the demand for an increased retail offering in the town centre including clothes shops, cafes, craft food shops, restaurants and news agents.  Further information on this research can be obtained from Waterford City & County Council (see below for contact details).

Incentives Available

For details of incentives available for retailers in Tramore Town centre, please click here or contact:

Emma Smyth on 0761 102923 or esmyth@waterfordcouncil.ie

Town Centre Liaison

For general queries on Tramore Town centre, please contact our Town Centre Liaison:

Emma Smyth on 0761 102923 or esmyth@waterfordcouncil.ie