Clonard Road

Clonard Road

As part of the ongoing measures to tackle the homeless crisis, Dublin City Council undertook the conversion and extension of an existing office building to a 26 family homeless hub. With the works being carried out to a strict timetable, modular building systems were used to extend the existing building. The development was opened on target for Christmas 2017.

Key Tasks and Challenges:

  • Assigned Certifier, Fire Safety and Disability Access applications
  • Works carried out on a tight timetable.
  • Preparation of Fire Safety Certificate and Commencement Notice in 3 days
  • Fire safety inspection of modular building system and existing buildings
  • Tight brown field urban site

Client: Dublin City Council
Budget: €4,500,000
Architect: Downey MacConville Architects