- Client: Daughters of Charity
- Architect: Maloney O’Beirne Architects
- Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon
- Duration: April 2011 – June 2012
- Contract value: £5.9m
The project involved the construction of 6 no. 6 bed Residential Units for existing service users, 1 no. 14 bed Dementia Unit, 1 no. Community Day Activation Unit and 1 no. 6 bed High Support Unit at The Daughters of Charity St. Joseph’s Centre in Clonsilla, Dublin.
Included in the works was the demolition of the north-eastern wing of the existing centre and all associated site infrastructure works including new carparking and landscape works. All the buildings combined have a GIFA approx 2,465m². Total Demolition was approx 1,200m².
The facility provides housing for existing service users in the Centre who have varying levels of intellectual and learning disabilities.Each unit is self sufficient/stand-alone with regard to dining, dormitory and living space, as well as providing office space for the attendant medical staff.
The Community Day Activation Unit provides activity/ training/ admin office space and is the central social space for the scheme. The buildings include small private gardens & are grouped around a shared landscaped central community space.