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Planning Permission Submitted for almost 400 Homes in Raheen, Limerick

We are delighted to announce that planning permission has been submitted for new strategic housing development in Raheen, Limerick. Planning has been fast tracked directly to An Bord Pleanala to advance faster in the delivery process. Lawlor Burns and Associates are providing our project management and cost management services for this development.

If approved, this project could create 400 new homes to the area, consisting of 202 houses, 156 apartments, and 26 duplexes. Out of these homes, 156 will be three-bed units, 24 four-bed and 20 two-bed. 10 four-bed, 10 three-bed, and 6 two-bed duplex homes have also been planned. Regarding apartments, these will be comprised of 92 three-bed units, 18 three-bed units, and 46 single bedroom apartments.

The proposed development will also include a creche facility that will provide 79 childcare places to families in the area. 377 car parking spaces and 311 bicycle parking spaces have also been planned.

Speaking to the Limerick Leader newspaper, our Managing Director Gary Lawlor said: “Today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to Limerick. Limerick is a thriving city and county with a growing population and workforce. In recent weeks hundreds of high-end jobs have been announced for the city and many of these workers will be seeking high-quality housing to live in. This proposed development offers this housing solution.

The site for the development has access to the R510 and is close to all local amenities such as shops, educational facilities, centres of employment, parks and hospitals. Almost one-third of the development will be reserved for open spaces, such as a playground, large courtyards, wooded areas, cycle pathways and pedestrian walkways

We are submitting these plans as we want to see this site, close to Limerick City developed and help address the City and County’s housing need. If permission is granted, we would hope to begin construction as soon as possible.”


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Handover of 32-Unit Development Round Gardens City West to South Dublin Co Co

Lawlor Burns are pleased to announce the hand of over to South Dublin Co Co of the 32-unit development at Round Gardens City West. We provided our Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Construction Management services, with the team been led by Steven Lawlor as Project Director and Kenny Laurence as Contracts Manger.

The units were originally built as golf suites back in the mid to late 90s and had fallen into serious disrepair due to the property crash. Although the units had stayed in use, they were very much short term and of very poor standards.

The units needed extensive and technically challenging refurbishment, but the team delivered a very high standard unit suitable for safe and secure long-term accommodation for families on the housing list in the area.

The Lawlor Burns team have delivered circa 500 refurbished units nationwide to both private purchasers, AHBs and the various local authorities over the past 3 years.

Managing Director Gary Lawlor said, this latest handover is a credit to the hard work and diligence of the team who persevered with the project despite the very challenging conditions of the covid pandemic, and he also thanked the design team led by Gary Quigley QDM Architects, RediResi Client representatives Mike Stack and John Hickie and the SDCC technical and legal teams for all the support they gave throughout the process.


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New Plans for Punches Cross Student Village

Lawlor Burns & Associates are pleased to announce that a fresh planning application has been lodged to An Bord Pleanala for the student accommodation for Punches Cross Student Village in Limerick on behalf of their client Cloncaragh Developments.

The application has been lodged under the SHD fast track planning legislation. This proposed student village will provide 100 apartments accommodating over 300 students with the facility designed to meet the needs of those studying at Mary Immaculate College, the University of Limerick (UL) and the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT).

The development will cover an area over 11,000 square metres at a development site that has been empty for over ten years. Two small ancillary commercial units as part of the student services will also be developed for this project.

Gary Lawlor said “The Punches Cross Student Village project will transform and regenerate a vacant site in Limerick, which has lain idle for 20 years. It will also be helping to address Limerick’s serious student accommodation and housing needs in the city”.

Lawlor Burns & Associates Hand Over 13 Apartments at Drummin Village to Focus Ireland & Tipperary County Council

Just in time for Christmas! We are delighted to announce that our construction management team at Lawlor Burns & Associates handed over 13 two bed apartments at Drummin Village, Nenagh, Co Tipperary, to Focus Ireland and Tipperary County Council on behalf of Opalage Limited.

The Lawlor Burns & Associates construction management team carried out extensive refurbishment to the units and common areas and completed as turnkey apartments. The apartments were abandoned as shell and core in 2008, and as part of the overall site resolution plan agreed with Tipperary County Council in 2016, this will bring the total number of units to 100 out 147 that have been returned to the market as family homes.

This complex project was delivered in a live occupied housing estate, over a 12 month period. The delivery team was led by Steven Lawlor and Kenny Laurence with Gary Quigley of QDM Architects as lead design and Colm Cashman, of CLC engineers for Focus Ireland.

Lawlor Burns & Associates would like to thank John Simpson as client representative on behalf of Opalage and Gavin Donaldson of Focus Ireland, Tipperary County Council Housing Department, for all the assistance and guidance given throughout the process.

Included below are some pictures of the completed apartments in Drummin Village.

Lawlor Burns & Associates Provide Full Quantity Surveying Services for the Health Service Executive in Roscrea, Co. Tipperary

Lawlor Burns & Associates recently provided full quantity surveying services for the Health Service Executive in the provision of two single-storey community dwellings at Church View, Parkmore, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary. The €1.5m works were recently successfully handed-over by Frank Murray & Sons Construction Ltd. Lawlor Burns and Associates were delighted to be involved in this community project and wish the end users and their families many enjoyable years in their new facilities.

The Design Team comprised of:

  • Employer Representative & Architect: Paul O’Toole Architects
  • Services Engineers: T5 Partnership Ltd.
  • Structural & Civil Engineers: John Britton Consulting Engineers.
  • Quantity Surveyor: Lawlor Burns & Associates

View the video of the completed project below.

Lawlor Burns & Associates Provide Quantity Surveying Services for New Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn at Murmont Avenue in Cork

Lawlor Burns & Associates recently provided Quantity Surveying services for the Department of Education & Skills on the new Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn at Murmont Avenue, Montenotte, Cork. The €5m works were recently handed-over by Conack Construction and comprises of a new two-storey 16-classroom national school building, associated teaching spaces, offices, general purpose hall, special needs units, associated car and bus parking, off-street drop-off and collection area.

Project design team members were:

Employer Representative, Architect & PSDP: Mahoney Architecture
Structural & Civil Engineers: MRG Consulting Engineers
Services Engineers: Mott MacDonald Ireland
Quantity Surveyors: Lawlor Burns & Associates
Clerk of Works: Liam O’Neill

The following are photos of the completed development.

Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn

Department of Education & Skills

Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn

Lawlor Burns & Associates would like to wish the best to the pupils and staff of Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn in their new building.

Lawlor Burns & Associates Construction Management Team Completing Apartments in Drummin Village in Nenagh

Lawlor Burns & Associates are delighted to announce that our Construction Management team working under the Covid 19 health and safety restrictions are completing 13 two bed apartments in Drummin Village in Nenagh that were abandoned as shell and core in 2008, as part of the overall site resolution plan agreed with Tipperary County Council in 2016.

This will bring the total number of units to 100 out of 147 that have been returned to the market as family homes. All the apartments at Drummin Village will be finished to an extremely high standard with high levels of energy efficiency.

Drummin Village consists of large 3 and 4 bedroom homes. There are two styles of houses available. Three or four bedroom semi-detached houses along with 3 bedroom terrace houses. Along with the houses there is 30 well-appointed apartments which are available in various sizes throughout Drummin Village.

Lawlor Burns & Associates introduced a bespoke Construction Management department to assist investors to take financial positions in development projects and joint ventures. Please contact us at if you have any questions about our contruction management service.

Included below are some pictures of the project and the work done thus far.

Drummin Village

Drummin Village

Drummin Village - Covid Health & Safety

Drummin Village Apartments

Drummin Village

Planning Permission for New 50 Bed Residential Care Centre in Tuam, Co. Galway has been Granted

Planning permission for a new 50 Bed Residential Care Centre at Sean Purcell Road, Tuam, Co. Galway has recently being granted, where Lawlor Burns & Associates are providing full quantity surveying services for the Health Service Executive. To-date the project has progressed promptly through the project stages and we look forward to continuing our work in the preparation of tender documentation for the new building in the coming months.

The site is a green field site and the brief is to provide 50-bedrooms and a Day Care Centre which will form the basis of community activities focused on the local elderly population. The new facility will allow more elderly people from Tuam and its hinterland to remain in their community.

Lawlor Burns & Associates look forward to working with all our stakeholders on this project. Enclosed below is a picture of what the Residential Care Centre will look like when it is completed.

Residential Care Centre - Tuam

Whispering House Designed by Coady Architects Shortlisted for RIAI Public Choice Award 2020

Lawlor Burns & Associates are delighted to see that Whispering House, a central hub designed by Coady Architects for St. Columba’s College has been shortlisted for the RIAI Public Choice Award 2020, We provided our full quantity surveying services on the project.

The project delivered by Mythen Construction created a vibrant central hub for the students, staff and visitors of St. Columba’s College. The building includes two distinct elements, a glazed pavilion set within the historic walled garden, reflective of glasshouses that had originally been on the site and a two-story block with a servery on first floor with a lower entrance, toilets and boiler house below.

The nature of the works involved the deconstruction and reinstatement of part of the historic stone garden wall. The building forms part of the informal circulation routes inter weaving between and through buildings on the campus. The entrance at lower level leads to the accommodation stairs rising to the social space on first floor which in turn adjoins the south facing garden pavilion providing a large interconnected social space for both informal and formal events.

The development has been “transformative” for the college and has hosted a number of events since its completion, including its official opening when it was opened by the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

We wish the best of luck to Coady Architects in the awards.

Enclosed below is a picture of Whispering House.

Whispering House

Lawlor Burns & Associates Appointed Quantity Surveyors for St. Anne’s Community Nursing Unit Project

Lawlor Burns & Associates have being appointed to provide full quantity surveying services for the Health Service Executive in the extension and refurbishment of St Anne’s Community Nursing Unit, Clifden, Co. Galway. The brief is for a 50-bed new build extension and internal re-modelling of the existing care home, which is part of the HIQA national programme to build replacement residential care centres for older people’s service. The proposed bedroom block is proposed to be two-storey, providing 25-beds per floor with a two-storey link in connecting to the existing building.

Lawlor Burns & Associates look forward to working with all our stakeholders to deliver this project. Enclosed below is an aerial view map of the site for St Anne’s Community Nursing Unit.

St Anne’s Community Nursing Unit