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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.  
  • 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.
  • Announced in late 2018, Tramore has received €1.35 million from the Government’s Urban Development and Regeneration Fund (URDF). The money will go towards renewal of the town centre and will include a partial pedestrianisation of Main Street. 
  • 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 cultural events taking place in the town.
  • Population of 50,000 living within 10km of Tramore (mainly in Waterford City).
  • 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, Seagull Bakery, Satina and Cahills and retailers such as SuperValu, Tesco, Lidl, with Aldi also in construction.  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.


Retail Incentives Available

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

Claire Loughnane on 0761-10-2582 or cloughnane@waterfordcouncil.ie

Town Centre Liaison

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

Claire Loughnane on 0761-10-2582 or cloughnane@waterfordcouncil.ie