This project involved the construction of a new childcare facility located at Muckalee, Co. Kilkenny. It will consist of providing childcare facilities to cater for the greater local market demands catering for 15 toddlers, 25 pre-school children and 30-40 after-school children for Muckalee and the surrounding area.


As the Project Supervisor Design Process our services include:
  1. Identifying hazards arising from the design or from the technical organisational, planning or time related aspects of the project.
  2. Communicate necessary control measures, design assumptions or remaining risks to the PSCS.
  3. Ensure the work of designers is coordinated to ensure safety.
  4. Organise cooperation between the various designers.
  5. Preparation of a Preliminary Health & Safety Plan.
  6. Prepare a Safety File for the completed structure.


Name of Project: Muckalee Childcare Centre, Kilkenny

Means of Procurement: Traditional

Client: Muckalee Childcare Committee


As the Project Supervisor Design Process our key role is to ensure coordination of the work of designers throughout the project.


Any Specialist Design Service provided within the discipline: 

Hayes Higgins Partnership also acted as Civil Structural and Mechanical Electrical Engineers on this project


Innovative solution provided, if any: 

Hayes Higgins implements a system of In-House Training courses adopting lessons learned from post contract audits to ensure that contractors are aware of their duties under the Safety Health and Welfare Act 2005


Description of Role:

Project Supervisor Design Process 

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Dates of Involvement:


Design Team:

Hayes Higgins Partnership - Civil/Structural Engineers
Architecture 53 Seven - Architects 
Hayes Higgins Partnership - Mechanical/Electrical Engineers
MJ Turley & Associates - Quantity Surveyors