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Galway City Council - Turnkey Housing

Galway City Council - Turnkey Housing

Galway City Council is seeking to increase the number of Affordable and Social housing units through various delivery mechanisms, including the acquisition of turnkey units on greenfield/brownfield and/or unfinished housing development sites which are zoned residential. 

Properties will be acquired under an advanced purchased turnkey arrangement with potential phased payments.

Priority will be given to projects that deliver earliest, subject to value for money considerations.


The following proposal types will be considered by Galway City Council :

Turnkey residential units in completed developments, or in developments due for completion in 2024, 2025 and 2026.

Joint venture arrangements that include delivery of Affordable and Social homes.

Splitting into phases and across multiple schemes and other arrangements, will also be considered.

Any other variant proposal under advanced purchase turnkey arrangements that landowners/ builders/developers may wish to put forward for consideration.  

Applicants will be assessed under the following criteria:


  • Response to briefing document
  • Value for money of the proposed scheme
  • Timescale for Delivery


If you are interested, please submit all completed applications in writing to the below address or through e-tenders here.

Briefing Document

Expression of Interest Form

Expressions of Interest for the Supply of Affordable & Social Housing, including Land Development,

Corporate Services Department,
Galway City Council,
City Hall, College Road,
H91 X4K8