Mountshannon Holiday Village

Project: Mountshannon Holiday Village and Jetty, Co. Clare
Completion Date: 2008
Client: Willowfleet Ltd
Project Value: €9m
Services Provided: Full Civil , Structural and Environmental Engineering
Project Size: 42 houses and 2,800 sq m jetty

Project Description

This attractive waterfront holiday village at Mount Shannon was completed in 2008. This development consisted of 42 stunning holiday homes, a retail sales area, a craft sales area, boathouse/office and a jetty on a sloping site on the shores of Lough Derg.

The 2,800m2 jetty and marina has 46 mooring bays with 8 in a covered boathouse with access via a service road and slipway. Works included the construction of a boathouse, service road and all associated infrastructure works including stormwater drainage, petrol interceptor, water supply, service ducting, sewerage and a small submersible pump station. A temporary onshore settlement lagoon was built to reduce the level of silt in suspension in the run-off from the dredged material and to protect fish life in Mountshannon Harbour.

Works included:

  • Topographical survey including site investigations, preliminary and detailed designs and cost estimates for site infrastructure
  • Hydrological investigations
  • Waste disposal license
  • Geotechnical appraisals
  • Liaison with local authority and utility companies
  • Inputs to planning applications
  • Preparation of civil and structural engineering designs, drawings and specifications
  • Client liaison, attendance at site meetings, site inspections and cost control
  • Approval of shop drawings, assistance in assessment of contractor claims
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