A heritage contract involving the replacement of a 150 year old roof. Timbers, stonework, copper & lead work all had to be replaced or restored, new & reclaimed slating and one new Copper Roof were involved. A temporary roof (contractor design) was erected so tat the building below remained fully operational during the contract. All copings, pinnacles, chimney, barges etc. in stonework were taken off, replaced as needed and re-laid with all necessary flashings etc. Original Building c. 1850
Project Value: €850,000
Project Size: 520 m2
Client: National University of Galway, Ireland
Architect: David Slattery Architects, 8 Vergemount, Clonskeagh, Dublin 6
Project Duration: 6 months
Refurbishment & conservation repairs to the roof of the South Block of the Quadrangle Building at NUIG. The works consisted of the removal of all slating & it’s assessment for salvage; removal of roof glazing, all flashings, gutters and valleys, metal backing to parapets, battens, counter battens & boarding, removal of plaster to chimney stacks & rear of parapets; conservation & repair of historic structural timbers. Conservation works to parapet stonework, taking down & rebuilding chimney stacks & ornamental pinnacles; re roofing octagonal turrets; reconstruction of bay windows, renewal of ceilings & wall plaster to main staircase. The works were carried out while the building below remained fully operational & occupied during the contract. JSL also carried out refurbishment to the North wing of the Quadrangle Building.
Project Value: €750,000
Client: National University of Ireland, Galway
Architect: David Slattery Architects, 8 Vergemount, Clonskeagh, Dublin 6;
Reference Contact: Neil Donnellan, David Slattery Architects.
Project Duration: 3 months