Recommencement of Construction work on Grace Park ETNS Drumcondra and Swords Community College

ABM will recommence construction work today the 18th of May 2020 on two of our School’s projects under the Rapid Build Schools Programme 2017 – 2019 for the Department of Education and Skills.

Under the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) New Standard Operating Procedures for Covid-19, ABM have been working behind the scenes to put in place and implement a comprehensive Covid-19 Response Plan for all our construction sites ensuring that Health and Safety comes first.

Such measures include the provision of purpose built modular wash stations that ABM especially commissioned to be used across all our sites.  Adhering to the 2-metre social distancing policy, provision of additional welfare stations, operating a contraflow and one-way access system throughout the sites along with all other safety equipment requirements.

Project Details

Grace Park ETNS, Grace Park Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

The development located at the DCU All Hallows Campus, Grace Park Road consists of the Design & Build of 1 no. 16 classroom primary school building with a general purpose hall, support teaching spaces and ancillary accommodation, with a total floor area of 3760 sqm. The school will be three storeys with a single storey element and first floor roof garden.

The site works to the school grounds consist of the provision of 160 no. cycle storage spaces, 50 no. scooter storage, bin store, external store, ball courts, project gardens, play areas, landscaping and boundary treatment and all other associated site development works. The works to the remainder of the site consist of the provision of 18 no. staff parking spaces, drop-off, and pick-up facilities.

Swords Community College, Swords, Fingal, Co. Dublin

The development consists of the Design & Build of 1 no. two storey and three storey post primary school building with a sports hall, ancillary student, and staff facilities, 2 no. classroom Special Needs Unit and ancillary spaces with a total floor area of 11,397 m².

The site works to the school grounds consist of the provision of cycle storage spaces, bin store, external store, ball courts, gardens, play areas, landscaping and boundary treatment, car parks, set down areas and all other associated site development works.