Guinness’ St. James’s Gate. The black stuff is the second most internationally recognized drink.Google Images

The global drinks giant Diageo is currently in talks with Dublin City Council about a potential redevelopment of part of the St Jame’s Gate site, where Guinness is produced.

Diageo agents have begun preliminary talks and are aiming to submit a planning application worth €100million ($143 Million) for the redevelopment of the site. The development plans would lead to much more efficiency at the brewery.

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The proposal would see Diageo consolidate its European brewing operation at St. James’s Gate and will modernize the brewery. The redevelopment would cover the area between James’s St and Victoria Quay.

Diageo are required to submit a “master plan” for the area as part of the planning application. If
the application is successful then the company will decide on the future of the proposed redevelopment.