Refurbishment

Mooncoin N.S

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Client: Mooncoin N.S

Location: Pollrone & Filbuckstown, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: Bluett & O’Donoghue Architects

Value: €300k

Duration: 6 Weeks

Completed: Aug 2019

 

Project Features

  • This was a summer works scheme which was carried out during the month of July & August 2019.
  • To ensure that the project achieved its programme all the materials had to be pre-ordered to ensure delivery to site once the school had shut for the summer.
  •  Works also included decoration, making good floors & walls where existing windows were removed.
  • Access control and automated opening was install on some of the external doors.
  • Due to the original design of the building, the existing windows formed part of the structural supports for the roof. As the new windows did not have any structural integrity and revised system for supporting the roof had to be developed.

Marymount N.S

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Client: Marymount N.S

Location: The Rower, Co. Kilkenny.

Architect: Blueet & O’Donoghue Architects

Value: €70k

Duration: 6 weeks

Completed: Aug 2019

 

Project Features:

• This was a summer works scheme which was carried out during the month of July & August 2019.
• To ensure that the project achieved its programme all the materials had to be pre-ordered to ensure delivery to site once the school had shut for the summer.
• Works also included decoration, making good floors & walls where existing windows were removed.
• The bottom third of the windows was solid panel which required upgrading of the u-value.

Barclay House

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Client: CE Leisure

Location: Barclay House, Pembroke Place, Dublin 2.

 

Architect: RMCC (Design & Build)

Project Manager: RMCC

Value: €150k

Duration: 15 weeks

Completed: Mar 2017

Project Features:
• This is a 1980 building which had become very date and not fit for purpose therefore it required a complete strip-out and refurbishment.
• The first floor was upgraded to become the executive suite with CEO office, open plan office space, tea station, filling room and a boardroom.
• The second floor is a the main office area, which is and open plan area with meeting rooms, private booths for video calls, canteen area, etc..
• The electrical and heating systems upgrade to meet the needs of the building users.
• The circulation area and main entrance refurbished with new floor and wall finishes. The handrail to the stairs replaced with a new handrail which is a combination of glass, stainless steel and oak.

 

Greenhills & District Credit Union

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Client: Greenhills & District Credit Union

Location: St. Peter’s Rd., Walkinstown, Dublin.

Architect: Barry Lyons Designs

Value: €80,000

Duration: 3 weeks

Completed: Jan 2017

Project Features:

  • This project was carried out in two phases, while the bank remained open to the public.
  • The main banking hall was reconfigured to accommodate five new loans offices.
  • Existing walls, floor, ceilings and services were removed.
  • New loans rooms formed and works included new partitions, new doors, frames, skirting, etc. Suspended ceilings replaced throughout and new floor finished installed.
  • The existing air conditioning system was upgraded.
  • Full electrical, data and access control installations.
  • A typical “In-Out” project, which demonstrates when you have a client and design team that have a definite brief, we at rmcc can deliver within a tight programme and whilst working in a “live” building.

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
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.