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New build extension to the existing St. Dominic’s Girls Secondary School, including the structural repair and renovation of an existing 3-storey 19th century listed stone building. New build steel framed/precast two storey building, with a blockwork/plaster façade, constructed on a restricted site in a live operational school. The works to the existing listed building included the removal/reinstatement of the existing slate roofing, the repair and treatment of the existing timber roof structure, including the replacement/splicing of the existing timbers. The repair of the external stone walls, including dry rot/fungal treatment, liquid d.p.m’s, façade retention systems, brickwork/lime mortars infill repairs, and the formation of major new structural opes in a random rubble wall, requiring major temporary works design. Repair/renovation to the existing timber sliding sash windows and the existing timber floors. Lime plaster render system to the external stone façade. The school was completed on time and budget, and to the satisfaction of the school principal.

Key Facts / Information:

Client Dominics College Board of Management
Architect Arthur Gibney
Civil / Structural Engineers Moylan Engineers
Services Engineer Delap & Waller
Location Navan Road, Dublin 7
Duration 21 months
Value £6,900,000