Hayes Higgins Partnership was appointed to act as Consulting Civil Structural in the design and construction of this 2 storey development.

The development is 2 storeys over a piled substructure over a diverted watercourse on soft ground and constructed of reinforced concrete and traditional and precast concrete floors and metal roofing.

The development of this tight brownfield site demanded innovation in the design of foundations to preserve the integrity of surrounding structures and afford a stable footing on a difficult site.


Name of Project: Mountmellick Childcare Centre County Laois

Means of Procurement: Traditional

Client: Mountmellick Development Association

Description of Role:

Civil Structural Services

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Design Team:

Architect: Frank Lewis
Civil Structural: Hayes Higgins Partnership
Mechanical Electrical: Chris Clarke 
Quantity Surveyor: MJ Turley