HMS Caroline Historic Buildings & Hard Landscaping Works Complete

The restoration of the historic Pump House building and scheduled monuments at Alexandra Dock is now complete. The finished building is now home to the HMS Caroline Visitor Reception & Tickets area along with dedicated Exhibition space featuring much of the original Edwardian-era machinery and associated technology.

Visitors to HMS Caroline can now gain access to the vessel via the new 25-metre steel and timber footbridge spanning the dock.

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First sod cut at South West College Erne Campus site

The first sod has been cut on the site of the new South West College Erne Campus.

The new campus will be constructed on the site of the former Erne Hospital in Enniskillen. When completed, the building will further enhance South West College’s existing global reputation in the sustainable construction sector and will be used to attract international companies and students in this field.

Tracey Brothers look forward to working closely with South West College on this Landmark Education Development.

 

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Tracey Brothers Awarded South West College Erne Campus Project

Tracey Brothers are delighted to have been awarded the contract for the Design and Construction of the new South West College Erne Campus which will be situated on the site of the former Erne Hospital in Enniskillen. This contract award is testament to our expertise in delivering high quality and innovative Design & Build projects.

The development will see life brought back to this strategically important site within Enniskillen and provide much needed stimulus to the local construction industry.

Design development is currently underway with construction due to commence in Spring 2018. This will be an innovative and pioneering project resulting in the first educational building to achieve PassivHaus Premium, the highest international standard in Environmental Construction.

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PassivHaus Staff Training

As part of our programme of Continuing Professional Development a number of our staff have recently obtained PassivHaus Tradesperson Certification for PassivHaus Basics along with Building Envelope Specialisation.

The qualification was obtained in accordance with the examination regulations from 1st April 2012 and awarded upon successful completion of the Certified PassivHaus Tradesperson examination.

Additional staff are currently in the process of training for PassivHaus Designer Certification.

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New Bridge at HMS Caroline

As the Hard Landscaping and Historic Building Contract at HMS Caroline nears completion a major milestone was achieved when the new 25 meter steel and timber footbridge was installed, providing access across Alexandra Dock. This provides visitors with direct access from the Thompson Pump House building, now home to the HMS Caroline Visitor Reception, Exhibition Space & Tickets area to HMS Caroline.

The new 25-metre steel and timber footbridge weighing 14 tonnes was successfully installed on 30th November 2017.

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New Swimming Pool completed at Clongowes Wood College

The scope of this project included the construction of a new pool building which encompasses a 25m Pool and separate Hydrotherapy Pool along with associated support accommodation, access, changing rooms, viewing gallery, basement plant rooms and ancillary spaces.

Alterations were carried out to the existing Gymnasium with extended gallery access created and internal reconfigurations carried out at the boundary with the new pool building. External works included drainage and service ducts, paths steps, viewing steps and access ways and preparation for soft landscape works.

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Official Opening of new Ambient Food Storage & Distribution Warehouse

The official opening of the new 18,000m² ambient food storage & distribution warehouse for Henderson Group at Hyde Park Industrial Estate, Mallusk took place on 20th September 2017 with the ceremony led by Spar International chief Tobias Wasmuht.

The new facility which is capable of handling 100,000 tonnes of goods a year will streamline the service to 447 independent and company-owned stores which the family-owned Henderson Group supplies across the north.

This Design and Build development included the construction of a new office building 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. The main warehouse is fully fitted out with high bay racking and sprinklers, 12m high x 84m x 12m wide aerosol cage, cage storage area, battery charge area, fully fitted out battery change and charging equipment, manual handling equipment workshop with overhead gantry hoist, wash rooms, sprinkler pump room, damaged goods area, Comms Room, Union Room and Emergency Response Unit Facility.

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Works complete at Cleaver House

Works were recently completed 0n the Cleaver House Building, Belfast where we carried out the strip out and refurbishment of the building to provide fully fitted out Grade A office accommodation on the second, third, fourth & fifth floors.

Works also included ground floor structural alterations, installation of new mechanical, electrical & sprinkler services and installation of a roof top external plant room. Ground and first floor accommodation remained occupied and operational for the duration of the works.

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Handover of Dunnes Stores at Abbey Centre

Following up on the previous successful completion of the extension for the new NEXT store at Abbey Centre Tracey Brothers have completed and handed-over the newly extended Dunnes Stores Unit to our client New River Retail. The construction of 3Nr extensions has added 12,100sqft of mixed retail space to the existing unit. Roofing upgrade works were also completed along with provision of additional parking facilities.

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Works Progressing on St. Patrick’s Academy, Dungannon

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