Official ‘Cutting of the Sod’ at Holy Family School, Cootehill

The first sod has been cut on the site of the new Holy Family School, Cootehill, Co. Cavan, by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

The Development will consist of a new 1-2 storey replacement Special need’s School building with 26 classrooms and associated ancillary accommodation with 94no. car parking spaces, bus drop-off, 1 no. sports pitch, play areas, sensory garden and site boundary treatment with landscaping to include connection to external perimeter pavement. The total floor area of the new school will be 5310m².

Tracey Brothers look forward to working closely with the School and Design Team on this project.

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Elasto-Metall Ireland Ltd Factory & Office Extensions Completed

Works were recently completed on the Elasto-Metall Ireland Ltd site in Manorhamilton for the construction of two new extensions to their existing office and factory areas. A new 900m² portal frame factory extension was completed along with a new two storey 350m² office block extension.

This was the third phase of works completed by Tracey Brothers Ltd on this site.

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Construction Excellence Awards 2018 – Finalist

Tracey Brothers Ltd have been short listed as Finalists in this year’s awards in the:

  • Infrastructure – Training Award Category, and
  • General Construction Award Restoration Category for HMS Caroline, Historic Buildings and landscaping.

Following further deliberation, the judging panel will choose a winner from each shortlist and their decision will be revealed at the Gala Evening at the Culloden Estate & Spa Hotel on the night of 18th October 2018.

The Awards provide an opportunity to recognise the achievements of the local construction industry and to publicise the substantial contribution that our industry makes to Northern Ireland.


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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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