White’s Pharmacy


Whites Pharmacy is a three-storey protected structure, facing High Street with one two-storey and one three-storey extension to the rear facing Pudding Lane. Built towards the end of 18th century, the building is located in a very prominent location of Kilkenny City, adjacent to the crossing of High Street, Patrick Street and The Parade, and nearby Kilkenny Castle. The scheme consisted of the refurbishment of the building together with interior alterations. New feature open stairs of steel and glass together with void to front and rear links the ground and first floor and provides the shop with grandeur and light. The existing roof over the two-storey extension to the rear was removed, and replaced with a new roof with exposed trusses and large rooflight which floods the rear section of the shop with natural light.  The fit out materials include American Walnut, glass, stainless steel and cream porcelain tiles. The dark woods and use of glass make reference to the dark woods often found in the bygone day of the traditional medical hall.


270 sqm retail pharmacy
Completed 2004
Kieran White
Date: May 29, 2012