PRECINCT IMPROVEMENTS
Garden of Remembrance
Parnell Square North
Precinct Improvement

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Main Contractor
Client
Architect
Civil/Structural Engineer
Electrical Engineer
Quantity Surveyor
Contract Value
Bracegrade Limited
OPW/ Dublin City Council
City Architect's Division
Buro Happold
Dublin City Council Public Lighting Division
DCC Quantity Surveyor's Division
€0.85m

Project Specifics

The project consisted of the construction of a new viewing platform and pedestrian entrance to the Garden of Remembrance on Parnell Square North, directly opposite the Hugh Lane Gallery.

The work comprised of the following:
  • Removal of the existing wall and railings
  • Construction of raised platform and two new granite stone-clad in-situ concrete stairs to allow access from Parnell Square North to the lower level of the gardens
  • Installation of a 1.5m high glass balustrade which formed a visual link and a physical barrier to the existing sunken garden
  • Installation of new granite bollards at the upper level
  • Installation of a LED lighting system within the stainless steel hand rail system
  • Fitting new stainless steel handrails
  • Construction of a new traffic calming island on Parnell St. North opposite the Hugh Lane Gallery
Bracegrade Limited performed the role of Project Supervisor Construction Stage (PSCS).