Le Cheile Secondary School

Project: Le Cheile Secondary School, Tyrellstown, Dublin
Completion Date: 2018
Client: Department of Education & Skills
Project Value: €13.9m
Services Provided: Civil and Structural Engineering Services
Project Size: 9,948m²

Project Description

This project consisted of the construction of a new post primary school with 27 General Classrooms, Special Educational Needs Unit and associated Sensory Garden; Specialist Rooms, Support Teaching Spaces; Administration Areas, Physical Education hall and Ancillary Accommodation with a total combined floor area of c. 9,848 m2, located on a live educational campus with a National School and an Educate Together Primary School. The site works to the proposed School grounds consisted of the provision of a full size GAA All Weather playing pitch with associated artificial lighting and ballstop netting, 92 no. car parking spaces, drop-off and pick-up facilities, bicycle parking, 6 no. ball courts, service yard; external store, external bin stores, associated landscaping and boundary treatments and new ESB Sub Station. The works also include the construction of a new access road to the north east of the subject site with associated footpaths, street lighting and cycle paths to both sides and associated works to link with the existing public road and roundabout (R121), on a site approximately 12.9 acres.

As part of the new school was required to open within 9 months of construction start, a precast structural wall and slab solution was employed to fast-track the structure.

 This project won Education Project of the Year at the Irish Construction Industry awards in 2018 and was nominated for the 2019 Irish Concrete Society Awards.

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