• Client: Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Architect: OCA Architects
  • Duration: November 2011 - January 2013
  • Contract value: £7.9M
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Construction of two and a half storey Multi-Sport facility building of 12,343m² and 17.15 metres in height.

Project comprised of:

  • An indoor athletic track & field auditorium with a 200m banked running track and spectator seating for 1500 persons
  • An elevated athlete warm-up area
  • A separate multi-purpose indoor sports auditorium with spectator seating for 1500 persons
  • A 500 person outdoor spectator stand overlooking the existing 400m outdoor track & field facility
  • Ancillary accommodation including 10no. changing room facilities to serve the proposed building and the existing adjacent outdoor track & field and pitch facilities,
  • Gymnasium and high performance training rooms
  • Medical centre and support rooms
  • Spectator toilets and stores,
  • Staff rooms, offices and meeting rooms
  • Café/restaurant
  • A 160 space semi-basement car parking level and plant area of 5020m²
  • ESB substation and switch room of 23.2m²
  • Re-alignment of existing internal estate road and parking, all landscaping including shared hard surface plaza at main entrance and ancillary foul and attenuated surface water discharge with water rainwater harvesting connections to existing campus services; screening of existing maintenance buildings.