Hayes Higgins Partnership have were initially appointed to undertake, supervise and report on investigative works to all apartments and the overall development at Priory Hall, Dublin 13.

 

The inspection works that took place included:

  • Structural Engineering opinion on development

  • Architectural opinion on development

  • Mechanical Engineering opinion on development

  • Electrical Engineering opinion on development

  • Fire Safety opinion on development

 

Once these investigative works were completed, Hayes Higgins Partnership were appointed to act as Employers Representative and undertake the remediation and refurbishment works (Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Safety and PSDP) to all apartments and the overall development at Priory Hall, Dublin 13.

 

The works taking place include:

  • Removal of all brickwork & rendered facades and replacement with new structurally sound and correctly insulated external finishes.

  • Upgrade of drainage within development.

  • Full inspection of suitability of concrete structural frame to building with associated remedial works where required.

  • Replacement of all roof coverings

  • Fire protection works to ensure apartments and development comply with TGD Part B – items such as creating fire protected lobbies, fire protection within the external cavity wall, suitable detection and alarm systems etc...

  • All stairs and associated handrails to be removed and replaced with correctly designed elements.

  • Full Mechanical refit to be undertaken to all apartments, common areas and basement car parks.

  • Electrical refit to be undertaken to all apartments, common areas and basement car parks.

  • All lifts to be renewed or replaced

  • All windows repaired or replaced

  • All balconies to be insulated and correct handrails installed

 

 

Name of Project: Remediation works to 187 Unit apartment development at Priory Hall, Dublin 13

Means of Procurement: Dublin City Council Framework Agreement

Client: City Architects Department, Dublin City Council

 

Hayes Higgins Partnership also undertook the initial investigations into the possible presence of Pyrite within the Priory Hall development. Following extensive investigation and testing, unsuitable material was observed in a number of locations. Hayes Higgins Partnership is currently in the process of supervising the pyrite remediation works throughout the development.

 

Description of Role:

Civil Structural Engineering Services

Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Services

PSDP Services

Fire Safety Engineering Services
Temporary Works Design

Total Capital Value:

€20m

Dates of Involvement:

2011-Ongoing

 
Design Team:

Architect: DCC City Architects

Civil & Structural: Hayes Higgins Partnership

Mechanical & Electrical: Hayes Higgins Partnership

Quantity Surveyor: John J Casey & Co.