Ballinasloe Library

Works Contractor and PSCS

The works consisted of refurbishing and developing the former Convent of Mercy building and Church on Society Street, Ballinasloe, as a public library.

The works involved asbestos removal, the demolition of existing buildings, refurbishment of existing buildings and construction of a new extension. There was circa 500m2 of new build and 1200m2 of refurbishment. The refurbishment of the existing buildings involved work within a protected structure.

This Contract included works to conserve and restore a significant historic building with a floor area greater than 300m2.

The conservation and repair work involved detailed experience in

  • Lime render
  • Stone walling
  • Experience in coordinating the works of specialized sub-contractors
  • Extensive preservation to timber roofing & flooring
  • Structural Intervention to both roof and floors during construction work.