Works Progressing on St. Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon

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HMS Caroline Historic Buildings & Hard Landscaping Works

This project which is currently on-site consists of the restoration of the historic Thompson Pump House building and scheduled monuments. The finished building will be home to the HMS Caroline Visitor Reception & Tickets area along with dedicated Exhibition space.

External works on the Thompson Pump House include demolitions; repair, replacements & repointing of brickwork; new carved keystone with ‘BHC’ logo; roof repairs & re-slating; window repairs and replacements; render repairs etc.

Internal works include strip-outs; dry-lining; construction of new ramps between spaces; stud wall construction; installation of toilet cubicles & vanity units; M&E Installations; cleaning & re-pointing of exposed brick surfaces; plasterwork & painting etc.

The works to the historic Alexandra Dock include infrastructure and services works, lifting & relaying of historic Galleted & Belfast cobbles/setts, new natural stone paving, setts & kerbs, construction of a new bridge link across the dock and construction of two brows onto the HMS Caroline.


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Works On-Going at Cleaver House

Works on the Cleaver House Building, Belfast are on-going and consist of refurbishment & office accommodation fit-out of the second, third, fourth & fifth floors, ground floor structural alterations, full strip-out of and installation of new mechanical, electrical & sprinkler services and installation of a roof top external plant room. Ground and first floor accommodation remains occupied.

Refurbishment works include removing existing finishes, stud wall partitions, ceiling finishes, wall finishes, floor finishes and existing raised access floors and replacing with new, new finishes to the main accommodation stair and a new glazed shop front and glazed entrance doors.

The Listed Building is situated on a confined site in close proximity to Belfast City Hall, adjacent to commercial properties, city centre bus lanes & main arterial routes, all of which impose restrictions on site operations, noise, deliveries and storage.


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Works On-Going at Dunnes Stores Abbeycentre

The works include the construction of 3Nr extensions to and the provision of new roof coverings to the existing Dunnes Stores at Abbeycentre Shopping Centre.

Extension 1 is a new front double height retail extension together with a new public front entrance arrangement. Extension 2 is a new service yard double height storage and office extension at ground floor with a further first floor together with a goods in canopy arrangement. Extension 3 involves the demolition of existing units 41 – 44 and the construction of a new single height retail extension. Roofing works include the removal of the existing roof covering and the application of new roof coverings..

The contract includes for all associated works in forming the extensions, adjacent carparking, additional carparking across the site and drainage installations.


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Final Building of the ‘Concourse’ Development Complete

Works have been completed on the final building of the ‘Concourse’ development. Constructed to a high specification, including a web enabled building management system and incorporating a number of energy efficiency measures, the building provides the Belfast Campus with a further 55,000 sq.ft of net lettable space over five storeys including wet lab facilities alongside technology workspace.


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Award Success for Tracey Brothers Ltd

Tracey Brothers were pleased to have been short-listed as a finalist in three Awards Categories in the CEF Construction Excellence Awards 2016: GB & ROI Construction Award; Education Infrastructure Award and Quality Performance Environmental Sustainability Award.

We were delighted to have taken two of the three Awards on the night in the Culloden Hotel namely:

GB & ROI Construction Award for the Eolas Building at NUI Maynooth & Education Infrastructure Award for Dromore Central Primary School.

Congratulations and well done to all involved.


Pictured (L-R) are the full team on the Eolas Building; David Carr – NUIM, Paddy Kerrin – Tracey Brothers Ltd, Anne Fletcher – Coady Architects, John Tracey – Tracey Brothers Ltd & Peter Daly – Tracey Brothers Ltd.


Pictured (L-R) are the team on Dromore Central Primary School; Paul Timlin – Tracey Brothers Ltd, John Tracey – Tracey Brothers Ltd,                Laura Johnston – Johnston Houston & Peter Daly – Tracey Brothers Ltd.


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Sod Cutting Ceremony marks to Official Start for St. Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon

The official start of construction on the new c. 15,000m² school building was marked by a Sod Cutting ceremony on Tuesday 13th September 2016.

Education Minister Peter Weir was in attendance to cut the first sod.


Pictured are (L-R) Mr Peter Daly – Tracey Brothers Ltd, Mr Martin O’Brien – Chairman of the Board of Governors, Rt Revd Monsignor Colum Dean Curry, Mr Peter Weir – Education Minister and Mr Fintan Donnelly – Principal of St. Patrick’s Academy.

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New Warehouse for Henderson Group

Works have commenced for the construction of a new ambient food storage & distribution warehouse for Henderson Group at Hyde Park Industrial Estate, Mallusk.

Works will include the construction of a new office building to be integrated into the warehouse, installation of 31 No. Dock Levellers, external works within the yard and car park areas along with new security gatehouse and barriers.


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Works Commence on St. Patrick’s Academy

August 2016 saw the commencement of works for the construction of the new c. 15,000m² school building for St. Patrick’s Academy on the Killymeal Road, Dungannon . The new school will be constructed on a Campus shared with St. Patricks College.

Upon completion of the new school building, works will commence for the construction of sports pitches and a changing pavilion on the site of the existing school.

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Dromore Central Primary School Pupils Delighted with New School

The pupils of the new Dromore Central Primary School are delighted with their new school and have shown their appreciation with a ‘Thank You’ card for Tracey Brothers Ltd. Well done to everyone involved. We hope the Pupils & Staff continue to enjoy their new school for many years to come.

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