Client: Mervue N.S Board of Management
Architects: O Cuimin, Mc Callion Architects, Ard Ri House, Abbeygate St, Galway.
Quantity Surveyer: Patk A Butler & Ptns, Newcastle Rd, Galway.
Engineer: Padraig Hession & Asssoc, Parkmore, Galway.
Contract Sum: €1,097,000
Completion Date: January 2010
Details: This project involved two separate extensions to the two schools which are located adjacent to each other and are joined by a glazed link.
The extension to the girl’s school extends to approx 500m2 and incorporates the construction of new purpose built class rooms, library, resource rooms, staff rooms etc. It also incorporates a complete new fit out of the Mechanical and Electrical installations including new boiler installation and new electrical board.
The boy’s school extension extends to approx 250m2 and includes new classrooms, toilets etc. The project also involves alterations to the existing school building. The project has been undertaken on time and within budget while working within the constraints of a busy school environment.
From a health & safety viewpoint the project ran very successfully without any incidents or accidents.