Hayes Higgins Partnership provided Civil and Structural Engineering Services and Design and Supervision Services for this project which was constructed under the GCCC Form of Contract.

The project consisted of an exiting extension to the existing Barrow Sports Centre, with new interconnecting atrium to a 2 storey building to the East and South consisting of Health Centre, Student Services Centre, Student Union Accommodation, Sports Changing Facilities, Staff Facilities, Fitness Suite, Gym, Associated Changing and Sanitary facilities, Activity Spaces, and 2 No Lecture Theatres.

The proposed structure was constructed in reinforced concrete with exposed surfaces throughout. The floors were of flat slab construction throughout and the extension joined the existing building through a Glass Link. This project was completed in October 2012.


Name of Project: IT Carlow Student Services Building

Means of Procurement: Traditional Contract

Client: Institute of Technology Carlow



This structure was designed to be constructed over three floors in reinforced concrete with glass link to the existing building. The building incorporates 3.0m cantilevers over two floors.

Carlow IT Student Services

Description of Role:

Civil Structural Engineering Services
Complete infrastructural design package 
Temporary Works Design

Dates of Involvement:


Design Team:

Architect: A&D Wejchert & Partners

Civil & Structural: Hayes Higgins Partnership

Mechanical & Electrical: Delap & Waller

Quantity Surveyor: Nolan Ryan Tweed


Carlow IT