Beacon Hospital Internal Fit-Out Works

  • Client: Beacon Hospital
  • Architect: The O’Toole Partnership Architects
  • Value(€ million): €5.0
  • Completion date: 2015 - 2016
  • PUNCH services: Assigned Certifier & Civil / Structural Engineering

PUNCH Consulting Engineers were appointed as Assigned Certifiers and Civil & Structural Engineers as part of an overall Design Team for substantial new fit-out works comprising the provision of new units within the existing Beacon Hospital envelope for Day Care (Level 1), Endoscopy (Level 2), Urology (Level 5) and Oncology (Level 6). The works were also carried out in phases within a live hospital environment.

PUNCH as the Assigned Certifiers organised for the appropriate 7 day and Standard Commencement Notices to be submitted to the online Building Control Management System (BCMS) including the necessary Statutory & Ancillary documentation and associated drawings and documentation to the online Building Control Management System (BCMS).

PUNCH attended all design team meetings and carried out a number of site inspections at specific intervals during the course of the works to ensure that the works including any changes were carried out in accordance with the design team drawings and specifications and Technical Guidance Documents of the Building Regulations (Part A-M).

In addition, PUNCH co-ordinated, implemented and updated the Inspection Plan accordingly following completion of the inspections carried out by the relevant Design Team members and closed-out all non-compliance issues.

PUNCH also obtained the relevant Declaration of Performance Certificates / CE markings from the contractor for the appropriate materials used as part of the works. All relevant documentation was available to the Design Team via a shared document database.

PUNCH correlated and submitted the Certificate of Compliance on Completion; all relevant Design Team, Specialist and Sub-Contractor Ancillary Certificates; and documentation to the online Building Control Management Systems In accordance with Building Control (Amendment) Regulation 2014 requirements, validation of the project was successfully obtained and placed on the Local Authority’s register in advance of the opening the new units to the public.

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