ABM are delighted to announce the successful completion and handover of 43 no. Residential Housing and Apartment units, together with associated external works and site development works on a site at Old Christians, Rathbane, Limerick City. This development took place under the Accelerated Design and Build Social Housing programme for Limerick City and County Council.

The residential units include 14 no. 2 storey houses, 17 no. 3 storey houses, 3 no. 3 storey duplex and 3 No. 2 storey duplex apartments with a combined internal gross floor area – circa 4515 sqm.

The building fabric incorporates a high standard of insulation achieving an A2 rating using triple glazed windows and air-tight membranes meeting the requirements and to the satisfaction of Limerick City & County Council.

The main structural frame comprises panelised light gauge steel frames (LGSF) were constructed using off-site modular construction techniques and delivered flat packed to the site for installation.

The internal party walls were built to meet onerous thermal conductivity, acoustic and fire resistance requirements. Each dwelling was installed with a high-performance heat pump as the main source of hot water and heating. Further advanced heat zonal design allowed for minimal electric usage thus reducing Carbon footprint of end user.

High standard of internal finishes throughout including kitchens, utility and tiled bathrooms with mix of vinyl and oak flooring.

Congratulations to all the ABM Team involved.