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Restoration and Construction of Extension at St. Joseph’s Monastery, Dundalk

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Restoration and Construction of Extension at St. Joseph’s Monastery, Dundalk

The site comprised a protected Monastery, a four-storey residential block, and auxiliary buildings. Using a heritage approach, the project centred on the extensive refurbishment and restoration of the Monastery and adjoining building as well as the construction of a new extension.

Work included:

  • Roof repairs including the removal and replacement of the existing slate roofing and dormers, stonework repairs, replacement of chimney pots, timber treatment, new felt & laths, replacement of the leadwork, new roof lights, new slating, ridge and hip, replacement of guttering & down pipes and repair of the lightning conductors.
  • Refurbishment of sliding sash windows.
  • Facade retention.
  • Fire protection throughout.
  • Repairs/re-paving to front entrance steps.
  • Lime plaster to external walls.
  • Construction of new fire escape to the rear of the existing building.
  • Complete refurbishment of the residential block including internal remodelling.
  • Construction of a new-build single-storey extension for administration.
  • Carpark works including a new wall, drainage, street lighting, earthworks, surfacing.

Completion:

  • The project was successfully handed over on time and within budget.
  • The client praised the exceptional standard of quality throughout the finish.
Sector

HERITAGE

Project title

Restoration and Construction of Extension at St. Joseph's Monastery, Dundalk