Completed Projects

Monart House Spa: Recreation and Leisure Project
Location: Enniscorthy, Co.Wexford
Main Contractor: Mythen Construction Ltd, Co.Wexford
Architect: Stephen Carr Architects, Wexford
Engineer: Hayes Higgins Partnership, Kilkenny
Project Background
The project consisted of a new single storey and two storey extensions to an old period house including bedroom block, spa/health facilities and restaurant area. F&M Whelan’s work included the supply, manufacture and erection of structural steel, roof sheeting and associated gutters and flashings for the extension to the original building.
Dunbrody Visitor Centre: Recreation and Leisure Project
Location: New Ross, Wexford
Main Contractor: Clancy Construction, Co. Tipperary
Engineer: Malone O’Regan, Waterford
Project Background
F&M were responsible for the removal of existing steel work on this building, and supplied & manufactured replacement intumescent painted structural steel work, purlins and metal decking. We also supplied and fitted light steel works including gangway steel, open grid flooring, gates, frames and handrails.
Beasley Street Hotel: Recreation and Leisure Project
Location: Cork
Main Contractor: Brian McCarthy Contractors Ltd, Co. Clare
Architect: James Leahy & Associates Architects, Cork
Engineer: Niall Fitzsimons & Co. Ocon House, Cork
Project Background
The Beasly Street Hotel involved the supply, manufacture and erection of approximately 200 tonnes of structural steel. The building is a new 5 storey, 124 bedroom hotel, over a double basement car park. The restricted city centre location adjacent to South Mall/Parnell Place in Cork made this a challenging project.
Communication Workers Union HQ: Commercial Project
Location: Dublin
Main Contractor: BAM
Architect: Anthony Reddy Associates
Engineer: Kavanagh Mansfield & Partners
Project Background
Construction works comprised the refurbishment and extension of the existing HQ office, a partially listed building. This involved works to the existing building structure as well as construction of a new block to the rear of the existing premises. F&M Whelan manufactured and erected 110 tonnes of structural steel and metal decking on this project.
Wexford General Hospital: Healthcare Project
Location: Wexford
Main Contractor: JJ Rhatigan
Architect: Devereaux Architects
Engineer: Michael Punch & Partners
Quantity Surveyor: Healy Kelly
Project Background
This project included a 2,200m² extension to the existing emergency department and a 2,400m² extension to the delivery suite / maternity and operating theatre department. F&M Whelan Engineering Ltd. supplied, manufactured and erected structural steel for this building including A&E, Plant Room and Boiler House as well as other ancillary steel works such as external escape stairs, window frames and canopies.
TEVA Pharmaceuticals: Pharmaceutical Project
Location: Waterford
Main Contractor: Semiton, Tipperary
Architect: McElroy Associates, Dublin
Engineer: McElroy Associates, Dublin
Quantity Surveyor: Michael Lucey Associates, Cork
Project Background
F&M Whelan Engineering Ltd. have been involved on 3 phases of development works at TEVA’s Waterford facility. Works to date have included the supply and fit of structural steel for construction of the EQ Warehouse, a Pharmaceutical Filling and Central Utilities Buildings followed by development of a new washroom facility.
ABB East West Interconnector: Industrial Project
Location: Woodland, Meath
Main Contractor: SISK
Engineer: Doran Consulting
Project Background
ABB is the world’s leading power and automation technology group. This project saw the delivery of the East West Interconnector to EirGrid, the Irish transmission system operator, establishing an important link between the Irish and UK power grids. A 262 km cable system now connects Woodland in County Meath, Ireland and Deeside in north Wales. F&M Whelan fabricated supplied and erected 350 tonnes of intumescent painted structural steel and purlins to the facility in Co. Meath.
House of Waterford Crystal: Commercial Project
Location: Waterford
Main Contractor: Mythen Construction, Co. Wexford
Engineer: Frank Fox & Associates, Waterford
Project Background
This was a 2 story development for Clients Waterford City Council of a 5,000m2 facility including a Prestige Factory, Administration building, a Retail Store, Exhibition Area and a café. F&M Whelan were in charge of the supply, manufacture and fitting of 100 tonnes of structural steel work as well as all roof and side cladding and associated flashings for this project.
St. Vincent de Paul, McGwire House: Residential Project
Location: Bath Street, Waterford
Main Contractor: BAM
Architect: CJ Falconer & Associates
Project Background
This hostel for homeless men included a new extension and restoration of a derelict protected structure. The project was completed on a very confined site, where the protected structure was retained and fully refurbished as part of the development. F&M Whelan Engineering Ltd manufactured and fitted 40 tonnes of structural steel work for the existing house and new build as well as metal decking, purlins and purlin brackets.