Project Name: Tubberhill Housing Development (Phase 2)
Contract Value: €4.1 million
Location: Westport, Co Mayo
Client: Mayo County Council
Architect: Mayo County Council Architects Department
This project was a sustainable development of 21 dwelling units – 14 Houses, 7 Apartments and 2Retail Units on a site with a considerable natural gradient. All arranged in 2 terraces each of 7 no two- storey houses (forming a continuation of the existing terraces of Phase 1) and the development of a three-storey building consisting of retail units on an upper ground floor (over a part basement level), one apartment on the lower ground floor, and 3 apartments each on the first and second floors all with lift access. The foundations consisted of piled foundations with concrete ground beams with a mix of In-situ / Hollowcore Subfloors. The houses & apartments were constructed with pumped cavity blockwork, trussed roofs with natural slate finish. The houses along the roadside had balconies overlooking the courtyard. The apartment block included curtain walling and rendered blockwork. Storage facilities for the houses and apartments were also constructed underneath the cantilevered balcony gardens to the rear of the roadside terraced houses. All site works and landscaping were carried out as part of this contract which included grasscrete, paving, fencing and railings.