DEMOLITION BEGINS ON FAMOUS DONEGAL SWEET FACTORY

first_imgScaffolding has been erected at the Oatfield factory to remove parts of the building before demolition. Pic by Donegal Daily.Preparations are now being made to demolish Letterkenny’s iconic Oatfield Sweet Factory building in the comings days.Workers have erected scaffolding and some of the internal building has been removed.It is expected that the site will be razed to the ground in the next two weeks. The demolition, ordered by its owner Zopitar Ltd, was due to take place in early January but was put back.The Oatfields sweet factory will disappear soon.Although there had been speculation that a supermarket was to be built on the site, it is understood the area will be cleared and then put up for sale.The famous brand of sweets which included many varieties including Emerald and Orange Chocolates are still being produced in England.At the height of its production, Oatfield employed 85 people.  DEMOLITION BEGINS ON FAMOUS DONEGAL SWEET FACTORY was last modified: February 13th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:demolitionOatfields sweet factorylast_img read more