Sandyford Central

Project Name

Sandyford Central




Sandyford. Dublin 18

Main Contractor:

John Paul Construction

Contract Period:


Sandyford Central is an impressive residential development consisting of 564 apartments spread over six distinct blocks, anchored by a landmark 18 storey tower focal point. The scheme introduced a pedestrian connection between the Stillorgan Luas stop and existing residential and retail zones in the Sandyford Business District via a new landscaped thoroughfare and was delivered four months ahead of schedule.

M&N’s scope of works included the following:

Site Enabling Works

  • Site setup (installation of temporary services to compound)
  • Creation of additional site entrances at Carmanhall Road and Blackthorn Drive (realignment of kerbs and dishing of paths)
  • Demolition and alteration of existing site hoarding x 305 metres
  • Breaking out of the concrete footpath at site boundary and hand dig around ESB cables which facilitated the disconnection of the ESB substation.
  • Demolition of existing ESB substation
  • Broke overburden of rock at Rockbrook for rock stabilisation

 Pile Attendance

  • M&N provided pile attendance to Piling contractor as required
  • Disposal of pile arisings

 Main Site Works

  • Excavated and disposed 10k + m3 inert material
    • Basement dig
    • Attenuation tanks
    • Foundations
    • Lift pits
    • Cores
    • Crane bases
    • Deepenings
  • Installed piling matt (6500m2), blinding and 3500m3 leanmix to underside of foundation
  • Installed basement level and podium level drainage
  • Installed all below ground services and ducting
  • Roads, paths and pavement
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