DUBLIN METROPOLITAN POLICE
BARRACKS, LAD LANE, DUBLIN 2
This project consisted of the complete refurbishment and conservation, restoration, and change of use of a significantly dilapidated, listed 18th Century Metropolitan Police Barracks to a high spec turn-key apartment complex with ground floor commercial units.
The conservation works was carried out under the strict supervision of Dublin City Council’s Conservation Department
The site, being in a busy urban center, required detailed pedestrian and traffic management plans to ensure safety
Significant demolition works, including formation of major new structural opes
Total internal fit-out of a four-storey stone building, along with complete fit-out of ground floor commercial units ready for occupation.
Construction of new curtain wall glazed stairwell to the central courtyard, incorporating a new pedestrian lift shaft.
Civil works included new drainage network and re-landscaping to central courtyard area.
Installation of major Mechanical and Electrical package, including passenger lift, security and alarm systems, CCTV system, new boiler house and air-conditioning
Existing sash windows was carefully and methodically refurbished by experienced in-house craftsmen to conservation best practice.
Extensive alteration to existing stone facade and formation of new structural opes.
New asymmetric, traditional slate roof to two storey section
Photos by Andy Sheridan Photography