Garda Station Refurbishment, Craughwell, Co.Galway

Craughwell Garda StationClient:  Office of Public Works
Completion:  April 2010
Method of Procurement:  Restricted Procedure

Project Description:
The contract includes the following:

External Works:

  • Demolition of sections of the existing station and out buildings including 4no sheds, an existing septic tank, internal walls and floors and one external wall of the station building
  • Provision of a waste water treatment facility including design of septic tank and pumps as well as all associated pipework, AJs and gullies for stormwater, surface water and foul
  • Replacement of facia, soffit and gutter using zinc
  • Erection of treated cedar cladding
  • Erection of timber and pallisade fencing including provision of security gates
  • Construction of new stone walls with locally sourced stone together with rebuilding and repair of existing stone wall
  • Landscaping including planting of shrubs and forming of gravel areas
  • Forming of paved areas and concrete footpaths as well as tarmacadam approaches
  • Construction of new garage to include windows, doors, wiring etc

Building Works:

  • Removal off all existing doors and windows, stairs and all fixtures and fittings
  • Installation of new structural steel to strengthen existing structure
  • Installation of a reinforced concrete first floor slab and precast stairs as well as a reinforced concrete half landing
  • Installation of new ceilings, partitions and dry-lining including plastering and painting
  • Provision of new solid timber doors including electronic restricted entry locking
  • Installation of new flooring including tiling and carpet
  • Installation of new alu-clad windows with triple glazing and acoustic control
  • Installation of a new matwell
  • Construction of a new customer care counte
  • Installation of a new kitchen
  • Provision of new roller shutters
  • Mechanical and electrical installation to a value of €110k
  • Installation of new sanitary ware and wall tiles to toilet areas including provision of a new shower
  • Installation of new seating and stainless steel handrails
  • Installation of new venetian blinds to windows
  • Construction of a new extension to the existing builidng including reinforced concrete foundations, blockwork, structural concrete in beams and columns, new concrete floor, roofing to match existing including natural slate and tyvex, plastering, windows, doors, mechanical and electrical installation, flooring, ceilings etc.
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