CASE STUDIES – Drainagne2017-04-26T11:54:18+00:00




O’Flynn specifies Paverslot in €500m Cork development

Ballincollig Town Centre, located just outside Cork city, is one of the most ambitious mixed developments to be undertaken outside of Dublin. Ballincollig’s 15,000+ residents can expect a dramatic increase in their residential, commercial and working population. Developer O’Flynn Construction is responsible for the overall development of this €500m project.
“This development is one of the largest in Cork and it’s one of the largest I’ve worked on,” says Contracts Manager John O’Mahony. John studied civil engineering in Cork and has been with O’Flynn Construction […]


Millpark’s invisible ‘Fire Road’ a Safe Bet

Five years on and the large-scale Millpark residential development on Clondalkin’s Old Nangor Road is almost complete. Developers Town Park Estates began construction at Millpark in 2002.
Designed by Dublin architects Fenton-Simons and DBFL Engineers, Millpark is located in the historic village of Clondalkin where local shops retain their heritage with names such as Mill, Tower, Monastery and Village.
The estate is built around a large central ‘village green’ area. There are 180 units in total with 16 three-bed houses and four apartment blocks. The rest […]

Kerry, Cork and Heathrow Airports

Kerry, Cork and Heathrow Airports rely on Recyfix Hi-Cap – High Capacity Channel – for their drainage needs.

Kerry Airport is the latest airport to install Recyfix Hi-Cap drainage system from Galco for the hanger areas. Previously specified for Cork Airport apron extension and Heathrow’s aircraft maintenance area, high capacity channel offers many advantages over conventional channel drainage, particularly as it provides extra storage capacity for days when exceptionally high levels of rainfall occur.

High Capacity channel airports Ireland Galco 2

The principle purpose of […]

Recyfix Sport wins out on Letterkenny running tracks

The demand for athletics tracks is on the increase in Northern Ireland and no doubt one of the key influences is the 2012 UK Olympics, with some of the North’s tracks planned for use in training.
Ballymena-based Sports Surfaces Ireland is a market leader in the design, construction and installation of synthetic sports and play surfaces. Last October they completed outdoor sports facilities including three natural pitches, an athletics track and all-weather pitches at the new Letterkenny Leisure Park & Community Facilities, commissioned by Letterkenny Town Council.
Project managed by architect John […]

UCD Roebuck Hall

Robust Recyfix specified on UCD’s Roebuck Hall

THE sheer volume of over 20,000 students trekking through campus and in and out of student accommodation is bound to take its toll. Dublin architects Kavanagh Tuite were called upon to design the new Roebuck Hall Student Residence at UCD.
Kavanagh Tuite, based in Clonskeagh, Dublin 6, focuses on client service, meeting their needs, budgets and exceeding expectations through design and quality.

Fire Certificate Compliance

Heavy-duty vehicles such as high-reach and fire brigade appliances often have to get close to the façade of a building. In this […]

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