106 Baggot Street Lower

Location

106 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2

Client

Private Client

Architect

Niall Phelan Architects

Engineer

GK Consulting Engineers

Main Contractor

Oldstone Conservation Ltd

Completion Date

Oct 2015

Value

Undisclosed

Project Details
Baggot Street is named after Baggotrath the manor granted to Robert Bagod whose castle formerly existed on at the junction with Haddington Road. Baggot Street Lower is distinguished by its Georgian architecture of which No.106 is a prime example.

Oldstone Conservation was engaged by Niall Phelan Architects to undertake structural repairs to the front basement wall of this premises.

Works
The basement wall exhibited severe bulging and, following structural survey, the existing timber window heads were found to be badly decayed requiring replacement. The works required significant temporary propping to the front façade involving the installation of 6no. steel needles (203x133x25UB) and 12no. PERI Multiprops 350. The floor joists internally were also temporarily supported.

The external wall received three coats of lime render and was lime washed in white. The internal wall face was also lime rendered and painted. The building was completed to the original detail and resulting in the remedial works being indistinguishable

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