Project

Conservation Heritage

College Street Campus, W.I.T., Waterford

Client:

College Street Campus, Waterford Institute of Technology, Co. Waterford.

Value:

€0.3m

Architect:

Building Projects Manager, W.I.T.

Quantity Surveyor:

Structural Engineer:

N/A
College Street Campus, W.I.T., Waterford
Background
Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is the major provider of higher education in the South East region of Ireland. With over 10,000 students and 1,000 staff, it continues to attract new student’s year on year. Due to the growing demand, WIT contracted D.K.C.L to totally refurbish an area within a listed structure.

Description of Works This beautiful classically designed building was to house new offices, meeting rooms and classrooms but had to be in-keeping with the traditional look of the building. Works carried out included upgrading existing mechanical, data and electrical systems and stripping down and restoring existing pitch pine floors and other items of joinery to their original condition.

Key Services Undertaken
  • Refurbishment
  • Joinery
  • Complete fit out
  • Restoration of pitch pine floors
  • Restoration of sash windows
  • Internal decor
  • Electrical overhaul
  • Mechanical overhaul
  • Fire upgrading
  • Data cabling installation