Student Accommodation Application – North King Street, Dublin 1

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Student Accommodation Development
62-63 North King Street
Dublin 1
Co. Dublin

Units: 10

Floor Area: 833 Sq M

Application Date: 31st July 2015

The development will consist of a 6-storey student accommodation building (total floor area 833 m2), comprising 10 no. apartments (9 no. 3-person and 1 no. 2- person), with office and common areas at ground level and a communal garden at roof level a balcony facing North King Street to each upper floor and a clear right-of-way from North King Street to the property to the rear.

Dixon McGaver Nolan Architects
14 Lower Baggot Street
Dublin 2
01 6764025 |

Construction Tender – €6.3m Saint Patrick’s Special School in Co. Wexford

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Upper Drumgold
Co. Wexford

Value: €6.3m

Floor area: 5926 Sq M

Tender Deadline: 15th September 2015

Construction Tender: a new school building for Saint Patrick’s Special School, Enniscorthy. The development will consist of a new part three-storey building of 5926m2, containing 20 Classrooms, Junior and Senior Dining Areas, General Purposes Hall, Library, Specialist Teaching Rooms for Art, Music, Daily Living Skills, Computers, Home Economics, Woodwork and Horticulture, Multi-Sensory rooms, Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy areas, Therapy and Treatment rooms, Nurses’s area, kitchen, ancillary storage and services. Access via existing entrance and exit onto Upper Drumgold, no works proposed to Protected Stone Boundary Wall. Site works to include internal school access road, bus pick up/set down area with covered canopy, 92 car parking spaces for staff and visitors, ball- court, external classrooms, external dining area, school gardens, play areas, landscaping and site services, all at Upper Drumgold, Enniscorthy, County Wexford.

Department of Education & Skills
Portlaoise Road
Tullamore, Co. Offaly
057 9324300 |

Department of Education & Skills
Portlaoise Road
Tullamore, Co. Offaly
057 9324300 |

Stephen Diamond Associates
68 Pearse Street
Dublin 2
01 6775670 | |

August 2015 – Construction Project Commencements

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75 Construction Project Commencements

The image below details the geographic distribution and main construction project sector of 75 construction project commencements that we currently have details on for August 2015.  All main construction project sectors are represented as the map points indicate.  The highest density of construction project commencements is naturally seen in the greater Dublin region – the largest construction project commencement in this dataset is a 154 unit Residential Development in West Co. Dublin which lodged a commencement notice for the 4th August.  Full details on all these schemes are available on our website and via our 10 day free trial.

Construction Project Commencements


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Q1 & Q2 – 68 Medical Construction Commencements

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Following yesterday’s announcement that a new planning application was to be submitted for the development of the National Children’s Hospital at St. James’s in Dublin, the image below illustrates the geographical distribution of 68 Medical Construction projects commenced in the Republic of Ireland during Q1 & Q2. Notable densities around Cork and Dublin cities.

Medical Construction Commencements


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Hospital Construction – €1.5m Mid Western Regional Hospital Co. Tipperary

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Mid Western Regional Hospital
Thurles Road
Co. Tipperary

Value: €1.5m

Commencement: 29th July 2015

The Hospital construction development proposed will consist of the refurbishment of existing ward accommodation to the south east of the hospital and the provision of a new single storey extension incorporating 16 no. single bed wards and ancillary accommodation all at ground floor level. The works shall include all ancillary, associated, enabling works and temporary provisions together with rerouting of a section of the existing campus access road. The development is proposed on a site which includes buildings listed as Protected Structures within the site curtilage

Manley Hospital Construction

O’ Connell Mahon Architects
9 Fitzwilliam Place
Dublin 2
01 6767408 | |

Health Service Executive – Mid Western Area
31-33 Catherine Street, Limerick
061 316655 | |

Manley Construction
Main Street
Duleek, Co. Meath
041 9823981 | |

Medical Construction – €1.6m Galway Hospice Extension

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Dublin Road
Co. Galway

Floor area: 634 Sq M

Started: 13th July 2015

Permission for proposed development works at the centre consisting of a single storey rear, east extension including partial reduction of part of existing building, a two storey side north extension, for additional bedroom accommodation, communal areas and ancillary service areas. A single storey courtyard extension, various elevation changes and site development works including blocking up existing access from Renmore Road via Church grounds and forming new pedestrian entrance from right of way to western boundary. Plus permission consequent on outline permission for new access road junction from Dublin Road (outline Pl. Ref.)

Galway Hospice Construction

McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan Ltd.
Block 1 Galway Financial Services Centre
Moneenageisha Road, Co. Galway
091 735611 | |

The Galway Hospice
Dublin Road
Renmore, Co. Galway
091 770868 | |

John Madden & Sons Ltd.
Kilmaine Rd
094 9541166 | |

Hospital Construction – €1.8m Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Extension

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Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital
Cooley Road
Dublin 12

Floor area: 413 Sq M

Started: 23rd July 2015

The hospital construction development will consist of a three-storey extension to the hybrid cardiac catheterisation laboratory (planning reference 3533/13) providing a new Orthopaedic Theatre and support rooms at first floor, suspended over an existing car park, ground floor plant room and new roof-top plant room, all measuring 413 m2, with associated site works and adjustments to car park.

Clancy Hospital Construction

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital
Cooley Road
Crumlin, Dublin 12
01 4096100 | |

Cullen Payne Architects
56-58 Drury Street
Dublin 2
01 643 7300 | |

Clancy Construction Ltd.
Drangan, Thurles, Co.Tipperary
091 52166 | |

Hospital Construction – €10m Cork University Hospital Extension

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Cork University Hospital

Floor area: 2969 Sq M

Started: 8th July 2015

The hospital construction development will consist of the refurbishment and extension of the existing single storey paediatric unit located to the rear of the main hospital building, to provide new patient accommodation including the construction of a two storey extension over the existing single storey paediatric unit to provide accommodation for a new outpatient unit, day ward and research facilities with associated plant located on the roof, a new stair and lift block linking the new development to the main hospital building at ground and first floor levels, a new stair block to the rear of the development and associated external landscaping works.

Clancy Hospital Construction

Health Service Executive – Southern Area
Cork Farm Centre
Dennehy’s Cross
Wilton Road, Co. Cork
021 4545011 | |

149 Francis Street
Dublin 8
01 4734625 | |

Clancy Construction
Thurles, Co. Tipperary
052 9152166 | |

Medical Construction – €11m Nursing Home Development in Co. Mayo

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Mullauns and Morrison
Co. Mayo

Value: €11m

Start Date: 22nd July 2015

Extension of duration of P10/703077 for development consisting of the construction of a 45 bedroom single storey nursing/residential care home to provide for 50 residential care home, to provide for 50 residents together with car parking, connection to public services, widening of access from Morrison Terrace and site development works to facilitate the medical construction development.

Ruane Builders Medical Construction

Garballagh Developments Ltd.
Church Road
Ballina, Co.Mayo
096 22382

Consultant Engineer
David O’Malley & Associates
McHale Retail Park
Castlebar, Co.Mayo
094 902 3850

Vincent Ruane Construction Ltd.
Church Road
Ballina, Co. Mayo
096 22382 | |

New Children’s Hospital Construction Planning Application

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This morning Minister for Health Leo Varadkar announced that a planning application will be submitted for the new children’s hospital at the St. James’s hospital site in Dublin.  Below are some images of how the new €650m hospital construction project may look.

Children's Hospital Construction

Pending planning approval it is likely that the hospital construction project will commence early next year.

Paediatric hospital construction

According to Minister Leo Varadkar “Today is an important milestone on the road to building our long-awaited world-class new National Children’s Hospital. The plans are spectacular and the design is iconic. It will be the largest single investment in healthcare in Ireland ever and subject to planning permission work will be well underway in the new year,”

Hospital construction project

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