Project: Comms 3 Upgrade
Client: Ericsson (Athlone)
Location: Athlone, Co. Westmeath.
Description: This project consisted of extending the existing Comms 3 building, internal demolition and stripping out of sections of the existing building and carrying out internal finishing and fit-out to these areas. The existing building sections not being altered contained extensive server equipment of a sensitive nature, which remained operational throughout the duration of the contract. The main finishes involved were cleanroom panelling to walls and ceilings, raised access flooring to accommodate services. The works were carried out on a phased basis to accommodate the Clients requirements. Dust-proof screens were erected around interfaces with existing work areas and dividing walls were removed out of hours in order to facilitate Client operations. Construction of extension was traditional cavity wall with insulated roof panels, suspended ceilings, wall linings and raised access flooring.
External works involved alteration of existing and provision of new ramped access and secure doors. Construction of a concrete retaining wall and extensive regrading of existing ground levels.