Consultancy Services

Kilkeel Development Association offers consultancy services to local businesses who are applying for grants/ finance and can provide business plans from £800.00 + VAT, financial projections from £300.00 + VAT.

KDA – Example of Best Practice – Happy to Share our Story

Kilkeel Development Association Ltd (KDA) is considered to be an example of best practice in terms of community development and co-operation between the voluntary, private and public sectors. Having over 20 years experience, we are happy to host visits from other areas seeking to see how to get started or development new projects and ideas. Please contact us and we will endeavor to assist you with any visit planning.

Nautilus Centre – Corporate Team Building, Meeting Venue, Promotional Launch Venue, TV Filming – Cookery

The Nautilus Centre is home to Kilkeel Development Association and was built in 1997 with PESCA Funding from Europe. It is fully accessible with two lifts, public toilets/ disabled toilet, free car parking to the rear of the building and secure parking in the Nautilus Centre Car Park with CCTV, cost £1.00 per vehicle – unlimited time. It is situated overlooking Kilkeel Harbour and the Irish Sea.

Team Building / Corporate Event

We can organise a meeting room to suit your requirements and include a guided walking tour of Kilkeel harbour and/or cookery demonstration or hands on cookery session, along with all your catering needs. What better way to blow away the cobwebs than with a walk around the harbour.

Nautilus Centre Room Rental

Small Meeting Room with Board Table seats 14 comfortably.
Cost £10.00 + VAT per hour, 9am – 5pm, Out of Hours – £15.00 + VAT per hour.

Medium Meeting Room, Seats 50 people Theatre Style, 25 “U Shape” at Tables and 30 in a horseshoe.
Cost £10.00 + VAT per hour, 9am – 5pm, Out of Hours – £15.00 + VAT per hour.

Large Room, Seats 90 people Theatre Style, 30 in a “U shape” at tables and 40 seated in a horse shoe.
Cost £10.00 + VAT per hour, 9am – 5pm, Out of Hours – £15.00 + VAT per hour.

Cookery School – Hire Costs
Half Day Hire £75.00 + VAT Full Day Hire £150.00 + VAT (9-5pm) Out of Hours Evening Cost £100 + VAT

Equipment to Hire

Projector & Screen, White Board, Flip Chart (Paper and Pens not supplied) –
Cost £15.00 + VAT per morning, afternoon or evening session.


Tea/ Coffee £1.25 +VAT per person
Tea / Coffee & Biscuits £1.95 + VAT per person
Tea / Coffee, Scones & Jam £2.75 + VAT per person
Tea / Coffee & Sandwiches £4.50 + VAT per person

If you require anything else, please contact us for cost.

Workspace Units to Rent

We currently have one 1000 sq ft unit on the first floor to rent – Unit 10.
Cost £2000 + VAT per annum, excluding rates, utilities etc.

Binnian Enterprise Park

There are a number of units from 1000 sq ft to 2000 sq ft to rent.
Contact our Property Letting Manager: Jennifer Malone, N&MEA, Tel: (028) 302 67011.

Historical Talks & Walks

We offer a number of group talks and walks around Kilkeel, cost is either £2 per person or £20.00 maximum for a group.
Please contact the Visitor Information Centre on 028 4176 2525.

Relocating to the Kilkeel & Mourne Area

Are you looking to locate your business in the Kilkeel area, and are looking for

  • Premises – Factory, Site
  • Offices
  • House to Rent/ Buy or Building Plot,

Please contact us and we can assist you.
Tel: 028 4176 2525


Tourist Information Centre

The Nautilus Centre, Rooney Rd, Tel (028) 4176 2525 (048 ROI) (0044 28 4176 2525 International)

Services available include an extensive range of free local and national information on visitor attractions, accommodation, what’s on, where to eat and holidays throughout Northern Ireland.

Other services: travel and transport advice, bureau de change and photocopying/fax/email. The TIC stocks a wide range of quality crafts and souvenirs.

WIFI / Access to the Internet.

Opening hours Easter-end October Mon-Sat 9.00am-5.00pm (closed 1.00-1.30pm for lunch); Nov-Easter Mon-Fri 9.00am-5.00pm (closed 1.00-1.30pm for lunch).


Bank of Ireland, 19 Greencastle St, Tel (028) 4176 2900

Danske (formerly Northern Bank), 42 Greencastle St, Tel 0845 602 6534

First Trust, 30 Greencastle St, Tel 0845 600 5925

Santander (Agent), J F Speers, 39 Greencastle St, Tel 0845 765 4321


Daisy Hill, Newry City


Nautilus Centre, Kilkeel Harbour (Temporary) New Library under construction on Greencastle St, Tel (028) 4176 2278, opening hours Mon, Wed, Thurs & Sat 10.00am-5.00pm; Tues 2.00pm-8.00pm; Fri 10.00am-4.00pm

Post Office

Kilkeel Sub Post Office, The Square, Tel (028) 4176 2225


Aiken Taxis & Minibus hire, 32 Knockchree Ave, Tel (028) 4176 2364

Baird’s Taxis, 16 Mourne Esplanade, Tel (028) 4176 9996

Butlers Kabs, 10 Springdale, Tel 07842 517807

Gold Cabs, 24 Newry St, Tel (028) 4176 9604

Joe’s Taxis, 11a Newry St, Tel (028) 4176 3793

Mal’s Taxis, 19 Ballymaderfy Rd, Tel (028) 4176 4704

Shoreline Minibus, Van & Car Hire, 7 Mourne Esplanade, Tel (028) 4176 3343,

Travel Agent

Co-op, 19 The Square, Tel (028) 4176 3909

Places of Worship

Christ Church (Kilkeel Parish Church), Newry St, Sunday School 10.15am, Morning Worship 11.30am, Evening Worship 6.30pm

Mourne Presbyterian, Greencastle St, Morning Worship 11.30am, Evening Service 7.00pm

Kilkeel Presbyterian, Newcastle St, Sunday Services 11.30am & 7.00pm (11.00am July/Aug)

Kilkeel Baptist Tabernacle, 70 Newcastle Rd, tel. (028) 4176 9035

Carginagh Church (Christ Church), Carginagh Rd, Morning Worship 10.45am

Mountain Road Gospel Hall, Mountain Rd, Sunday Services 11.30am & 7.30pm

Massforth RC Church, 152 Newry Rd, tel (028) 4176 2257