Lyons Estate - University College Dublin
Client: University College Dublin
Architect: Barrett Mahony Consulting Engineers
Contract Value: €1.8m
Contract Period: May 2014—January 2015
Construction of a state of the art dairy farm research facility. Pre-cast and insitu concrete walls and floors. High importance of health and safety on site as it is being constructed in a full live farm environment.
The works includes an extension to the existing cow cubicle and calving building to accommodate additional cubicle housing, a new calving area, the erection of a roofed collecting/handling yard and a new 40 unit rotary parlour dairy facility.
The extended building also accommodated new farm offices, farm staff area, reception area, student lecture/demonstration room and related facilities. The works included the demolition of single and 2 storey farm buildings and the installation of new slurry tanks, meal bins and a new wastewater treatment system.