Killeen Castle

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Project Description

Project: Killeen Castle Conservation

Client: Snowbury Ltd

Architect: Michael Collins Architects

Awards: RIAI Silver Medal For Conservation 2007

The 800 years old protected Norman Castle at Killeen, County Meath has been refurbished as encapsulated to provide weather protection allowing for removal of roofs and weathering. The structure of the castle was reinstated and concrete floors were added. Original roof timbers were repaired and retained. The entire external stonework was cleaned to great effect. Killeen Castle Golf Course was selected to host the Solheim Cup in 2011. The entire development, when completed, will have a contract value of approximately €75 million, and will comprise the following:

– 202 Bedroom International Five Star Hotel
– Conference Centre
– Associated Restaurants, Lounges, Bars
– Spa & Leisure Centre
– 18 Hole International Golf Course
– Golf Clubhouse, Lounge & Ancillary Facilities – 800 Car Parking Spaces

Services provided by BMCE:

BMCE provided full Civil / Structural Engineering Services as part of a multidisciplinary design team, including structural appraisals and condition schedules, assessment and integration of the existing building in the new design, preparation of planning package, design of structural and civil engineering elements of the project, preparation of tender documentation, evaluation of tenders, monitoring on site during construction stage, cost control, reporting, Health & Safety Designer duties, design compliance verification and other related services associated with the project execution and delivery.


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