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
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.
Civil Structural Engineering Services
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Services
Fire Safety Engineering Services
Temporary Works Design
Architect: DCC City Architects
Civil & Structural: Hayes Higgins Partnership
Mechanical & Electrical: Hayes Higgins Partnership
Quantity Surveyor: John J Casey & Co.