• Client: Office of Public Works (OPW)
  • Architect: Office of Public Works (OPW)
  • Quantity Surveyor: Linesight
  • Duration: October 2015 - October 2017
  • Contract value: £21.3m
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The project comprises of the construction of a new Garda Regional and Divisional Headquarters building, approximately 11,200m², with a basement. The development consists of a five storey building with flat roofs along the Dublin Road, stepping down to a single storey, over a lower ground floor, at the rear of the site. The accommodation includes offices, conference facilities, vehicular testing, garage/workshops, stores, public reception, prisoner processing areas, plant, firing range and associated ancillary spaces.

The scheme is designed by the Office of Public Works to incorporate sustainable green design principles. It will achieve an A energy rating, has green roofs and solar panels for water heating. It will be part clad in stone to acknowledge its civic status and will be fully accessible by the disabled.