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Hollyhill Library. Cork City

Contract Details:

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

The works were carried out under the GCCC Public Works form of contract designed by Cork City Council.

The project involved the construction of a new public library (886 sqm) on the grounds of the Terence MacSwiney Community School, Hollyhill, Cork City. This school remained open for the duration of the works.

The project involved the construction of a two storey building comprised of a library, community space, staff room, changing room/showers, WC’s, public works area, youth adult learning area and roof garden. The building was constructed using structural steel, timber, reinforced concrete elements and finished externally in both red brick and zinc cladding. A new lift was also installed. Hard and soft landscaping was carried out. The works were completed in accordance with our Waste and Environmental procedures with segregation of waste materials for recycling carried out where possible.

Traffic management plans and road opening licences were agreed with Cork City Council prior to the commencement of works.

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Construction of Hollyhill Library. Cork City.

Client: Cork City Council
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Mardyke Gardens. Cork City

Contract Details

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

This contract was carried out under the GCCC Public Works form of contract designed by Cork City Council.

The goal of the contract was to improve existing features in the park and provide additional iconic attractions to enhance the profile of the Mardyke as a city destination. The entire park is approximately 18 acres in size.

The project involved the construction of a number of park pavilions/shelters and the completion of a range of hard and soft landscape construction including public footpaths. A new ‘Iconic Garden’ was constructed adjacent to the museum/café in which an existing ‘pod’ structure was fixed and fitted with roof, viewing platform and ramped access.

A new performance pavilion on a raised plinth was constructed on the front lawn of the park and a contemporary plaza including integrated seating and lighting constructed at the museum entrance.

 

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Major Groundworks at Mardyke Gardens. Cork City

Client: Cork City Council
Year: 2014

Cope Foundation. Cork City

Contract Details

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

The work comprised of the construction of three new buildings on an existing site within Cope Foundation’s Beechhill Complex in Montenotte, Cork City. These new buildings included a new kitchen facility, a large staff canteen building and a new residential building. This new residential wing was integrated into the existing residential building. The site remained live whilst the works were being carried out. This required careful co-coordination and implementation of control measures to ensure the safety of the general public.

The work also included mechanical and electrical installations and was coordinated so as not to disrupt the daily operation of the complex. A new lift, specialised cooking systems and a cold storage room were installed.

The project was completed in phases as requested by the client. New access roads were constructed, vehicular entrances modified, pedestrian walkways and new boundary walls were built. Car parking spaces were provided, site entrance lighting works, recreational areas and landscaping areas were added.

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Construction of Cope Foundation Complex and Groundworks at Montenotte, Cork City.

Client: Cope Foundation
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Imperial Hotel. Cork City

Contract Details:

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

The project comprised of the extension and refurbishment of an existing three storey hotel located in Cork City centre. The hotel remained open for business while the works were being completed.

The project included the provision of thirty-two additional bedrooms, conference facilities, five meeting rooms, bistro/café, retail unit, function rooms, a spa centre, open decked area, penthouse area, lift and ancillary accommodation comprising a total of four storeys.

The contract involved significant demolition, piling, steel framework and stabilising works within a very restricted area. The work also consisted of modifications to existing elevations and plans, the rebuilding of the roof structure to provide developed roof space, the construction of a fire stair-core extension and additional floor area.

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Hotel Extension & New Spa Construction at Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork City

Client: Imperial Hotel
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Fortress Spike Island. County Cork

Contract Details:

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

The work comprised of the conservation and restoration of protected structures and a national monument. This included modern interventions and substantial Civil Engineering infrastructure work.

This contract involved the development of ten interlinked building and infrastructure projects which were developed on the island. These included various new buildings, conservation, restoration and repair work as well as civil infrastructural project work. Best practice conservation techniques were carried out on the site.

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Redevelopment of Fortress Spike Island as a Visitor Attraction.

Client: Cork County Council
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Construction of a Link Bridge Building at University Hospital. Cork City

Contract Details:

Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.

The works were carried out under the GCCC Public Works Form of Contract for Minor Building and Civil Engineering Works designed by the Employer.

The contract involved the construction of a new link bridge corridor in two phases at first floor level. The work was carried out within a busy, active, live acute hospital and therefore a high level of care was necessary to ensure the safety of the patients, staff and members of the general public.

The building remained fully open and live directly below the works. Noise restrictions were in place as the works were being carried out directly above theatre rooms and patient rooms. There was a requirement for the installation of new specialised mechanical and electrical equipment.

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Construction of a New Link Bridge Building at Cork University Hospital, Cork City

Client: Health Service Executive (HSE)
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