Baltinglass

PROJECT NAME: RATHCORAN HOUSE DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT LOCATION: BALTINGLASS EAST, Co. WICKLOW

PROJECT DEVELOPER: BEALAVON LIMITED

MAIN CONTRACTOR: SMITH GROUNDWORKS

PROJECT START DATE: JUNE 2019 – MARCH 2021

PROJECT SUMMARY:

Mixed-use development situated in Baltinglass East, consisting of a Primary Care Centre, social housing, a Convent and all associated social amenities. The development has 45 residential houses, a 16 apartment Convent and a double-storey Primary Care Centre with ambulance facilities and on-site parking.  Smith Groundworks were the contractor of choice responsible for all site development. The site was a greenfield and some of the works undertaken included:

  • Fully functional Primary Care Centre with ambulance and on-site parking
  • 2 Modern design apartment block
  • A choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms, energy-efficient housing
  • Hoarding off-site, clearing and stripping site of topsoil and excess muck
  • Excavation of all houses, apartment block and primary care foundations
  • Laying of foul reticulation, stormwater reticulation to IW specifications
  • Watermain reticulation and associated works to IW Standards
  • Blacktop road surfacing and parking spaces
  • Footpaths, slip form kerbs and retaining walls
  • Ducting for all electrical cables, public lighting and fibre optics
  • Planting of all green areas, paving of all open spaces and back gardens

All works were done to the highest degree of health and safety. The quality and finishes of all site works are next to none. Great care and effort were taken to minimise any environmental issues and destruction of the natural environment as the development is in a built-up area.