Kilkeel Development Association

Kilkeel Development Association

To develop and implement a multi faceted range of projects and initiatives which will primarily focus on the economic development of the Kilkeel area linked to physical improvement, stimulating tourism development direct creation of training and employment opportunities and improving and extending rural services.


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
  • Equipment to Hire
  • Catering
  • Workspace Units to Rent
  • Binnian Enterprise Park
  • Historical Talks & Walks
  • Relocating to the Kilkeel & Mourne Area

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.


Kilkeel Development Association
The Nautilus Centre
Rooney Road
Co Down
BT34 4AG
United Kingdom


028 4176 2525


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