Project Name: GMIT Building Fabric Upgrade Works
Contract Value: €2.1m
Location: Castlebar, Co Mayo
Client: Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Architect: TaylorMcCarney Architects
Thisprojectconsisted of the conservation/upgrade of external building fabric to 8 Blocks of the existing listed GMIT building in Castlebar. The works included stripping of existing asbestos roof finishes and repair of existing roof structures including removing rotten timbers and incorporating replacement timber structure into the existing roof structure without compromising the existing structure. Roof timbers were also treated for woodworm where required. MVS installed new lead weathering detail along the eaves of the roof blocks in accordance with conservation guidelines and ensuring the façade remained intact. The roof works also included installation of new roof finishes/weathering details including conservation works to existing chimneys where leaks were occurring. Works also included upgrade works on existing Stone Facades, repair / upgrade of existing Timber Sash Windows by specialist contractor and restoration of existing Cast Iron Gutters and Downpipes.