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The Hanging Gardens

The Hanging Gardens

Mid West Lime Ltd were engaged by JJ Rattigan & Co to carry out conservation works at the Gardens International Site on Henry Street, Limerick. This is an early 19th century building known as Roches Hanging Garden and its’ adjoining building known as the Mercantile Building which was the former General Post Office. The idea …

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Reroofing and Patch Repair of Masonry

Reroofing and Patch Repair of Masonry & Pointing to a Late 19th Century Coach House

This project was run as part of REPS under supervision of  the Heritage Council . The building secured funding to remove the existing roof and replace damaged rafters and lathes and to relay the salvageable slates along with some replacement salvaged slate.  Parging was then carried out to the underside of the slates using a …

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Consolidation, Stabilisation and Safety Remedial Works to St Andrew’s Church, Kilconly: Phase 1 & 2

Consolidation, Stabilisation and Safety Remedial Works to St Andrew’s Church, Kilconly: Phase 1 & 2

Mid West Lime were the successful tenderer for this project. Galway County Council were the client and their brief was to preserve this structure. The project was split into two phases. Phase 1 was roof repair to the main church and Phase 2 was repairs to the Tower. The main roof was in a very …

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Emergency works to the Rampart Wall at Irishtown Park, Limerick City by Mid West Lime Contractors

Emergency works to the Rampart Wall at Irishtown Park, Limerick City.

The wall in this area had been vandalised with sections of masonry being removed. We had to repair the damaged sections of masonry in this contract. The scope of work involved excavating under the supervision of an archaeologist, excavating to the reduced depth, filling and compaction in layers and shuttering and pouring a reinforced concrete …

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