Soldiers Bench, Carnew, Co. Wicklow: Social Housing
Project Overview

Soldiers Bench, Carnew, Co. Wicklow: Social Housing

Residential

The construction of 30 No. Fast-Track housing units for Wicklow County Council utilising off-site modular construction.

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  • Client

    Wicklow
    County Council

  • Location

    Wicklow

    Stage

    Completed

  • Client

    Wicklow
    County Council

  • Status

    Completed

Executed to a very high standard, utilising extensive off-site manufacturing techniques and steel frame (LGSF) technology to expedite the building process.

Project Details

REQUIREMENTS

  • Works included delivery of sustainably designed and constructed, good quality domestic accommodation consisting of 10 no. 3-bedroom houses,12 no. 2-bedroom houses and 8 no. 1 bedroom houses to meet NZEB compliance..
  • Structural frame comprising panelised light gauge steel frames (LGSF) with integrated insulated wall panels built off site and delivered flat packed to the site for completion and delivery in a very short time period.
  • Modular offsite solution used to facilitate fast-track construction with a typical terrace installation completed within 10 days.
  • Achieving an A2 rating using triple glazed windows and air-tight membranes and built to a very high standard, meeting the requirements and to the satisfaction of Wicklow County Council.
  • The building fabric incorporates a high standard of insulation, triple glazed windows and air to water heat pump to meet an A2 energy rating.
  • Internal party walls built to meet onerous thermal conductivity, acoustic and fire resistance requirements.
  • High standard of internal finishes throughout including kitchens and bathrooms.