Restoration, Conservation & Heritage

Conservation Works to Old Mill Building and Corn Store in Donaghmore, Rathdowney, Co Laois.

 

Mill Building and Corn Store

Complete Removal of old roof structure which was in a very poor state of repair.

Removal and disposal of all resulting debris.

New Solid Oak Lintels to window heads, many of which had collapsed.

Form new top for walls to take new wall plate.

New timber cut roof with breathable membrane and Blue Bangor Slate finish.

New Kiln Cowel, replicated to match original.

Repair and replacement of cast iron gutters and downpipes.

Stitching structural cracks in various locations to building with Helifix bars and Thor 60 Grout

Start Date

November 2013

Completion Date

Febuary 2014

Value of Works

€120,000.00

Architect

Evelyn Duff Architects, Brockra Studios, Ballyfin, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 057 8755382

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Conservation Works and Restoration of Newbridge Town Hall, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

 

The Old Garrison Church Building

Sandblast existing timber ceiling and Queen Trusses and intumescant fire protection spray applied to same.

Removal and refurbishment of old cast iron windows, adjusting of same to add ventilation opening sections and re glazing before re installing.

Reinstatement of previously removed Kilkenny Blue Limestone wall panels below some of the windows.

Re pointing to the entire external wall area.

Repairs to degraded roof purlins to help maintain the integrity of the roof structure into the future.

Complete new Mechanical and Electrical Installation throughout.

Lime washing to the original stone walls.

Complete new internal fit out to include high grade joinery fittings, doors, stud partitions, draft lobbies etc.

Repairs to existing floor structure, replacing of wall plates, replacing joist ends prior to laying new high grade stone and timber floor finishes.

All external foul and surface water drainage as well as liasing with gas and electricity supply companies to secure service provision to the new building.

The hall is intended for use as a community space for all kinds of local activities such as theatre productions, markets, community gatherings etc and is due for completion in March 2016

Start Date

June 2015

Completion Date

April 2016

Value of Works

undisclosed

Architect

de Blacam and Meagher Architects, 4 St Catherines Lane West, Dublin 8. 01 4534240

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Restoration and extension to "The Old Rectory" Clonaslee, Co Laois.

 

Main House Works

Demolition of various dilapidated extensions and out houses that had been added on to the original house over the years.

Two storey extension to the rear comprising Lower Ground floor bedroom with groundfloor extension to kitchen area opening up onto raised patio deck area.

Restoration of existing central staircase, handrail and balustrade.

Works to roof and chimneys to eliminate water ingress and dampness.

Full mechanical and electrical installation to bring the building services to modern levels. 

New double Glazed timber sliding sash windows and refurb of existing shutter boxes.

New internal doors, architraves, skirting boards etc.

New Kitchen and Sanitary Fittings.

Complete redecoration incl all tiling and timber floor finishes.

Stripping and re rendering in traditional lime render to the entire building exterior. 

All external drainage works.

Cleared existing scrub land to allow for development of paddocks. 

Start Date

August 2016

Completion Date

March 2017

Value of Works

undisclosed

Architect

Evelyn Duff Architects, Brockra Studios, Ballyfin, Portlaoise, Co. Laois 057 8755382

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