Project Name: Credit Union Extension & Refurbishment

Contract Value: €1.95 million

Location: Castlebar, Co Mayo

Client: Castlebar Credit Union

Architect: Taylor Architects

This project consisted of the extension and refurbishment of Castlebar Credit Union which includes the construction of a new Banking Hall, additional Office Space, Conference Rooms, Lift and ancillary accommodation including comms and plant rooms. The project also included the complete refurbishment and alteration of the existing 450Sq.m Credit Union Building. All works were carried out while the building remained operational. The structure incorporated Blockwork & In-Situ Concrete Frame construction with precast Hollowcore units used at first floor and roof level. The finishes include a mix of Forticrete Blockwork, Painted Render with infill Timber Cladding and Limestone cladding. The roof finishes involved installation of a new Trocal Flat Roof Covering with upstand electrically operated Rooflights which tied into the original slated pitched roof. The facility contains a new double height Banking Hall fitted out with natural wood panelling and glazing to the Teller Desks and surrounding areas. The project involved a complex M&E Package which involved upgrading / replacing all existing M&E systems in the facility.