The proposed survey was to develop part of Forster Street and the abbotoir at Fairgreen, Galway. The survey involved a street survey and the survey of the abbotoir.
The elevations of Forster Street were also surveyed in order to establish the height lines of the buildings.
Galway city originally formed from a small fishing village located in the area near the Spanish Arch called ‘The Claddagh’ where the River Corrib meets Galway Bay. Galway later became a walled town in the year 1232 after the territory was captured by the Anglo Normans lead by Richard De Burgo.