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Ellis Court

Completed February 2023

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Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers proudly announces the renovation of Ellis Court, a notable complex on Benburb Street, originally established by Dublin City Architect DJ Freeman in 1885. This project revitalizes one of the earliest social housing sites, blending historical architecture with contemporary living spaces.

This comprehensive redevelopment adds 22 modern units to the community, including six one-bedroom apartments, thirteen two-bedroom apartments, two two-bedroom townhouses, and one three-bedroom townhouse. With a focus on sustainability and design, the project spans approximately 2,023 sq.m, offering energy-efficient living spaces that respect the site's architectural heritage while catering to contemporary needs.


January 2024

Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers is delighted to unveil our latest endeavor in partnership with Cluid Housing Association, a landmark social housing development situated in Blackpool, Cork. This substantial five block apartment complex is thoughtfully designed to address the varied needs of the community, encompassing 112 elegantly appointed units. Among these, 36 are sheltered apartments dedicated to elderly residents, comprising 30 one-bedroom and 6 two-bedroom units. These apartments are further enhanced by a two fire resistant/fire fighting lifts, meticulously designed for the elderly to facilitate easy and comfortable mobility within the building, ensuring their independence and safety.

In addition to the sheltered units, the complex includes 76 social apartments, offering a range of one, two, and three-bedroom layouts to accommodate a diverse resident demographic. The development is equipped with a comprehensive laundry facility and an inviting playground area, creating a vibrant and interactive community space.

True to our commitment to sustainable living, the entire complex is A-rated featuring energy-efficient R32 Split Air-to-Water Heat Pumps and eco-friendly LED lighting, aligning with the latest building regulations. This project reflects Douglas Carrolls goal in helping to deliver sustainable excelence.

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September 2023

It is with the greatest pleasure that Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers can announce the completion of a 24-unit residential development in Ladywell, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. The development is a combination of 3-bed housing units, 2-bed housing units, and 1-bed apartments. All units have been designed and constructed to comply with Part L of the building regulations. Mechanical heating and hot water services are provided via energy-efficient Split Air-to-Water Heat Pumps. Mechanical ventilation is provided via a demand control ventilation system, and all artificial lighting consists of LED technology.

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Mount Esker Social Housing

May 2023

Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers (DCCE) are delighted to complete one of its Social Housing Developments in Waterford City. Mount Esker development consists of 14 energy-efficient units equipped with advanced exhaust air heat pumps for efficient heating. Our project combined modern design, and a focus on sustainability to provide comfortable living in an eco-friendly community. 

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Clonmel Crisis House

January 2023

Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers (DCCE) are glad to complete one of our longest running projects. The project design team were appointed in 2012 and was completed in 2023. It consist of 10 new beds for respite support. 

This project is a 1 storey building, 10 bed. This project was originally conceived long before nZEB, but its design was futureproofed at that stage.

Value: 3.79 Million
BER Rating: A3
Area: 593m²

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The design team included:
 Maloney O Beirne - Bernard Moloney - Architect
Frank Fox - Robert Fox - Structural 
Duffy Quigley - Tim Quinn - QS 

The project was delivered on time and the main contractor was Mulcahy Construction Clonmel. The HSE rep was Fergus Power.

New Dept of Educations commission - Large School Projects

September 2022

Douglas Carroll Consulting Engineers (DCCE) are pleased to announce that we have been successful in our application for inclusion on the Dept. of Educations Framework for Consultancy Services for Large School Projects 2022 – Mechanical & Electrical Consultants Panel.

DCCE are now eligible to tender for all Type 2B (value: up to €10m), Type 3 (value:up to €25m) Type 4 (value: > €25m) school projects, to be procured by the Department of Education, over the lifetime of this framework.

These frameworks builds on our current schools projects that we are completing with the NTMA rapid schools program. Which include:

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St Finians College, Mullingar
St Mark's Special School, Newbridge
St Canice's National School, Kilkenny
Presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny
Gaelscoil Charraig Na Siuire, Tipperary
St Mary's Special School, Westmeath
CBS Kilkenny

Construction budget €160 million

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Patrician Post Primary, Newbridge
Cross & Passion, Kilcullen
St Marys Post, Primary Naas

Construction budget €130 million

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New HSE commission - University Hospital Limerick

June 2022

Expansion of the existing Radiology department by providing an additional floor of new accommodation at second floor level, above the existing, single storey Radiology department.

Refurbishment of existing MRI dept’ including rotation of existing MRI scanner (by specialist).

All works to be done in a live hospital environment.

An Enabling works package comprising the re-location of all existing external plants outside the MRI department, to new roof area.

The Notional Construction Value for the project is €4,600,000 exclusive of VAT, based on an overall nett floor area of 865 sq.m. (new build) & 152sq.m (Refurbishment).

New MRI Limerick

New Housing Development Kilmacthomas
with Waterford City & County Council

June 2022

Douglas Carroll are delighted to have worked with Waterford Council in providing Building Services Engineering Design the on the new recently completed social housing development, Port na Machan, in Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford.

The development consists of a mix of homes with 6 one-beds, 8 two-beds and 2 three-beds. All of the ground floor units have a south-facing garden, while the first-floor apartments are fitted with balconies, overlooking the River Mahon and river walkway.

All of the homes are A2-energy rated for greater energy efficiency and cost savings. Not only are the homes appointed to the highest standards, they are set against one of the most picturesque backdrops in the heart of Kilmacthomas, in close proximity to the Waterford Greenway and close to Dungarvan and Waterford City.

New Housing development Kilmacthomas

Douglas Carroll Appointed for new South Dublin Audi

March 2013

Following the successful completion the new 2,500 sq. m AUDI garage & showroom in Waterford City in September 2012, Douglas Carroll have been appointed as M & E Engineers for the new AUDI Headquarters/Garage & Showrooms to be located opposite Leopardstown Race Track in South Dublin.

Douglas Carroll, are looking forward to the role out of this exiting and progressive building programme with 10 new AUDI dealerships coming on stream throughout Ireland and other openings planned for later in the year.

Douglas Carroll Appointed for new South Dublin Audi

Douglas Carroll present at WIN-IPT (The Wales Ireland Network
for Innovative Photovoltaic Technologies)

February 2013

Pearse Douglas presented at the €18 million WIN-IPT (The Wales Ireland Network for Innovative Photovoltaic Technologies) initiative which was launched on 28/09/2012 at the EPA headquarters in Johnstown Castle Estate, Co. Wexford.

With key international experts/speakers from both industry and academia, the event included an industry forum to discuss the promotion and development of the PV/solar sector.

As research partners with WIP-IPT (The Wales Ireland Network for Innovative Photovoltaic Technologies), Douglas Carroll are collaborating on a number of research projects with Waterford Institute of Technolgy to record, monitor and analyse the enery performances of a number of sustainable building's that Douglas Carroll has designed.

Douglas Carroll present at WIN-IPT



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