Principal Construction

Intreo Balbriggan

Intreo, Balbriggan

Summary

This project consisted of the complete conservation, restoration, refurbishment, upgrading and change of use of a significantly dilapidated 18th Century, four-storey listed mill building, ancillary buildings and modern office building

key issues

  • The site, being in a busy urban center, required detailed pedestrian and traffic management plans to ensure safety
  • Significant demolition works, including major new structural opes
  • Total internal fit-out of four-storey mill building, two-storey ancillary mill building and Ground and First floors of an adjoining contemporary office building
  • Construction of new two-storey link building and creation of new first floor connection to adjoining contemporary office building
  • Civil works included new drainage network and re-landscaping to 2 no. courtyard areas
  • Installation of major Mechanical and Electrical package, including 2 no. passanger lifts, security and alarm systems, CCTV system, new boiler house and air-conditioning
  • The project was handed over for occupation by the client (The Department of Social Protection) on a phased basis, requiring detailed planning to ensure normal office activities were not negatively affected during completion of the project

Client: Dept. of Social Protection

Architect: The OPW
Status: Complete: January 2016
Contract: PW-CF5

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