Refurbishment

St. Kieran’s College – Library

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Client: St. Kieran’s College – Library
Location: 3rd Floor, St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny
Architect: RMCC
JV: Semiton
Value: €35,000
Duration: 4 weeks
Completed: June 2018

Project Features:

  • In this project we took a redundant attic space and converted into a Library and Archive to store and use the thousands of books belonging to the historic St. Kieran’s College.
  • The area required a complete strip out and some remedial works to both the structure and the services.
  • The layout was modestly revised with the installation of new joinery, doors and screens which matched those already in the building for over 200 years.
  • A new timber floor was installed.
  • Complete redecoration.
  • Design, manufacture and installation of new bookshelves.

Stanhope St. – Secondary School

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Client: Stanhope St. Secondary School
Location: Off Manor St., Stoneybatter, Dublin 7.
Architect: Evelyn D’Arcy Architecture
Value: €190,000
Duration: 6 weeks
Completed: Sep 2016

Project Features:

  • Complete strip out of the existing canteen, toilets, stage area, corridor. The existing block walls, floor covering, plumbing and electrical installation were removed ready for new.
  • The underside of the roof was insulated in a rigid insulation board before, any services could be installed, which in turn had to be complete before the plasterboard ceiling was installed, slabbed and plastered.
  • The external walls had to be drylined and insulated, and the opportunity was taken to conceal on the services within the wall.
  • New marmoleum floor covering was install with feature circles.
  • New Ecophone Solo Acoustic panels fitted to the ceiling to reduce noise reverberation.
  • Full fit-out including all specialist joinery for window bay seating and breakfast bar.
  • This was an excellent project, which had an excellent client, architect and contract team, which resulted in the project being handed over on time, within budget and most importantly to the high standards expected.

Newbridge Credit Union

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Client: Temporary Office – Newbridge Credit Union
Location: Main St., Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
Project Manager: RE Project Partners
Architect: Barry Lyons Designs
Value: €40,000
Duration: 3 weeks
Completed: Oct 2016

Project Features:

  • This project was a temporary fit-out of new offices in an existing office building.
  • The Banking Counter was removed from another building and reinstalled with some minor alterations.
  • The existing layout of the building was altered to accommodate the proposed new use.
  • New loans rooms formed and works included new partitions, new doors, frames, skirting, etc. Suspended ceilings replaced throughout and new floor finished installed.
  • Full electrical, data and access control installations.