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Ardcairn House, Brunswick Street

Bennett Construction are currently Main Contractor this development of a Student Accommodation Scheme that was located on a brown field site in Dublinís North Inner City. This scheme is a Design & Build Project and is the second such project being delivered for this Client Group.

The 0.76ha site, which opens onto Brunswick Street and Grangegorman Lower, Dublin 7, previously contained a number of semi derelict dwellings and a number of vacant warehouses, all of which have been demolished to make way for the development.

The development has a total area of 21000m2 and comprises of 571 bed spaces with a discount food store (2860m2), off licence, separate retail units (circa 630m2), student community group recreational facility, student gym, ancillary accommodation and all associated site works.  The student/ community group recreational area will be arranged over two floors with mezzanine.

Upper floors (1st to 5th) comprise 126 no. units of student accommodation – 5no. x three bed units, 29 no. x 4 bed units, 29 no. x 5 bed units, 14 no. x 6 bed units, 13 no. x 7 bed units, 12 no. 8 bed units, and 24 no. studio units. Total 571 no. bed spaces.

The new development will be constructed using an insitu concrete frame with flat slab construction which will be part 4, part 5 and part 6 storeys in height.  The foundations are a combination of insitu precast piles, ground bearing pad foundations and interconnecting ground beams.  The façade is clad in a combination of brick cladding and curtain walling elements.

 

Project Details
Client: Global Student Accommodation
Size: 21,000m2
Architect: Mola Architecture
Surveyor: Mitchell McDermott
Timeframe: 18 months
Cost: Ä39 million
Location: Ireland