Case Study Galvanizing

Kilbogget Park Flood Storage System

The innovative Kilbogget Park Flood Storage System was designed to protect properties downstream in the Wyattville and Killiney environs from flash flooding. All steel elements were galvanized to protect the structure from the river water. Kilbogget Park Flood Storage System was built to hold back water in the stream during very heavy rainfall and [...]

By |2022-06-07T08:12:18+00:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Galvanized Balconies, Harpers Creek, Cork

Harper’s Creek is a new high-quality development of A-rated family homes situated on a beautiful, greenfield site bounded by millennia-old limestone walls. Meticulous attention to detail has been given to ensure these beautiful homes become timeless properties. In an exceptional natural setting of the Glounthaune Estuary, Harper's Creek is in one of the best-connected [...]

By |2022-05-09T06:51:57+00:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Protecting The New Children’s Hospital

The new National Children’s Hospital in Dublin continues to develop. Galco is proud to be involved in protecting the project`s steelwork against corrosion and also applying intumescent paint passive fire protection. The hospital, which is under construction at St James’s Hospital in Dublin 8, is due to open in the second half of 2024. [...]

By |2022-01-04T11:46:35+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Case Study Paint Application|0 Comments

Pelletstown Train Station: Complete Corrosion Protection

The newest Pelletstown train station on Ireland’s rail network has recently been opened in North Dublin. The steel elements were hot dip galvanized then painted with Galco’s Galvacoat paint system, the perfect way to ensure that the project will serve the community corrosion-free for decades. The Pelletstown Station is situated between Ashtown and Broombridge [...]

By |2022-07-26T12:53:52+00:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Case Study Galvacoat, Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Galvanised Steel in Pálás Cinema

Galway’s Pálás cinema designed by dePaor Architects, won the Detail Award in the Galvanizers Association GAGA competition. Galvanized steel was chosen in Pálás for its texture and colour, flat against the west of Ireland sky. It is good with limestone and concrete and it weathers to a soft grey and chimes with street furniture. [...]

By |2022-07-26T12:42:10+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing|0 Comments

Sustainable Fr. Collins Park

Fr. Collins Park is Ireland’s first wind powered and wholly sustainable park, and was designed by the Argentinian architects Abelleyro & Romero. It has the capacity to be entirely energy self-sufficient with five wind turbines that harness the wind and provide the energy that powers the park’s lighting, aeration and water features as well [...]

By |2019-02-13T11:35:05+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Biodiversity in St. Anne’s Park

As St. Anne’s Park is the largest recreational park in the Northside of Dublin and is used by thousands of people yearly, we decided to enhance the landmark tree sculpture at the edge of the park on the Howth Road. This tree is approx. 100  years old and rather than letting it deteriorate following storms [...]

By |2018-03-20T16:06:28+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

Galvanized Park Equipment

Parks are a key feature of new urban centres and provide essential green spaces and amenities for local residents. As Hot Dip Galvanized steel lasts over 50 years without maintenance it is one of the key materials used in providing galvanized park furnishings such as galvanized picnic benches, shelters, gym equipment, gates, railings and lighting. [...]

By |2018-01-16T09:54:44+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Main News|0 Comments

National Ambulance Base

The National Ambulance Service opened its new Ambulance Base in Drimnagh in May 2017.   The new HSE National Ambulance base is on a five-hectare site and is owned by the Health Service Executive. The new base houses 38 ambulances, motorcycles, paediatric ambulances and rapid response vehicles. Duplex System for Corrosion Protection was applied by [...]

By |2022-07-26T12:26:40+00:00November 7th, 2017|Categories: Case Study Galvanizing, Case Study Paint Application, Main News|0 Comments

Finglas Apartment Complex

Hot Dip Galvanizing, combined with Galco’s Galvacoat paint system was the perfect way to protect and finish the 400 balconies and railings on Dwyer Nolan’s new development at Hampton Wood. The challenge for Pat O’Gorman & Associates and Kevin Cassidy Engineering was to design these balconies in such a way that they were easy [...]

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