QUINTIN QS ( Kevin Barry) appointed to cost manage the construction of the proposed new Health & Wellbeing Centre as an extension to their existing facilities.

Update: 6th May 2018

With pre-opening event this evening at 5.30pm on the 6th May 2018, below are a selection of final progress photos. Coulter Construction have reached practical completion stage on time and within approved budget. Coulter Construction also carried out certain aspects of works free of charge as a gift to Ballygalget GAC.

Rear of Wellbeing Centre, with concreted yard area.

Gable to new Wellbeing Centre. Not to be used as a ball wall !

The completed works from pitch side view.

Another angle of view from players only area near pitch side.

A special hurling image installed within glazing leading from ground floor to first floor via staircase.

View of first floor gym area with view over pitch area.

View of bike equipment

New male changing facilities on ground floor of Well-being centre.

View of quality sanitary facilities

View of male shower facilities

View of less abled facilities within male changing area.

View of facilities available within female changing area

View of shower facilities within female changing area

Impressive entrance area and home to club crest.


Update: 28th April 2018 (with additional photos since originally uploaded)


Late night finishing works ahead of completion this weekend


Steps and paving leading to pitch level complete. Protective layer, decorative stones and planting to complete flower beds this coming week.

View from first floor gym area. Note surfacing on which activities shall take place.

Closer view of flooring. Note depth of rubber compared to a pound coin.

Outside view earlier this afternoon. Turfing completed and watering underway to assist with bedding in and growth.

Works almost complete ahead of practical completion next weekend.

An example of the quality finish within changing areas.

Aircon units in position

A view of the rear concreted yard, complete with laurel hedging, all as gifted from Coulter Construction.

Final fixtures being assembled and builders clean underway.

Existing club house painting works may be carried out via Coulter Construction this coming week.

In tandem with Extension works, main pitch undergoing repairs with Haffey Sportsgrounds carrying out works. Scarifying complete and application of approx 150 tons of sand to commence Monday.


Update: 24th April 2018

First view of Well Being Centre with hoarding removed.

Works nearing completion. Steps formed to pitch level and grass turfing underway at present. Boundary wall repairs and decoration planned.


Gable of Extension, already re-turfed.

Whole rear area concreted as a gesture from Coulter Construction. Planting to follow.

A closer view of rear concreted yard area.

Scheme anticipated completion first week in May.


Update: 11th April 2018

Front elevation as scaffolding removed.


Rear elevation with painted render finish. Final groundworks underway !


View from first floor gym area. Ceiling works complete. Wall decoration complete and flooring to commence next week.

Example of green wall within gym area.


Area of wall tiling completed within shower area.

Scaffolding and hoarding being dismantled at present. Rear access area to be concreted by Friday, weather permitting.

Front siteworks being confirmed and progressed.

Builders clean allow floor coverings to commence next week and toilet cubicles etc to be installed.

Completion on target for 1st May 2018.



Update: 24th March 2018

Views of works earlier today. Ceiling fitters on site to complete first floor suspended ceilings today.

Building currently drying out ahead of final wall/floor decorations. Lift installation complete.

Works progressing well and aiming for May opening as planned.


Update: 25th February 2018

Works progressing well, with main front windows now inserted as above photo shows.

Rendering to remaining elevations final works before scaffolding taken down.


Update: 18th February 2018

Zinc cladding in position. Certain windows fixed in. External plastering works to commence. Interior works progressing on schedule.


Update: 10th February 2018

Roof covering in place and preparation works for zinc to frontage nearing completion!

View from approach adjacent to pitch


Update: 28th January 2018

Final roofing works commencing tomorrow Monday 29th January 2018. Edgeline Roofing applying Trocal membrane and Zinc cladding.

Works progressing well and on programme.


Update: 20th January 2018

Roofing making progress. Trusses in place and braced. Edgeline Roofing due next Monday 28th January 2018 to apply Trocal roof covering etc. Once windows in place, building shall be watertight and during process of drying out, other trades can carry on with their work.


Update: 11th January 2018

Progress meeting today at 12 Noon and works progressing well. On programme and budget. April 2018 completion anticipated.


Front elevation


Rear Elevation


View from first floor area


View from pitch


Roof trusses awaiting placing


Update: 31st December 2017

Photo taken earlier this morning, Sunday 31st December 2017 showing progress on first floor level blockwork. Roof construction should commence during January 2018 with overall target completion of April 2018.


Update: 2/12/2017

Works progressing well. Roofing shall be next element in place once first floor level blockwork completed.


Entrance area


First floor slabs in place (pano view)

Overall view from pitch area


Update : 19/11/2017

A few photos from earlier today, with blockwork progressing above level of surrounding hoarding.


Update: 12/11/2017

Photo taken earlier today showing further progress on the superstructure blockwork.



Drone shot of works also


Update: 5/11/2017

Coulter Construction undertaking works with official start made on 30th September 2017. Anticipated completion April/May 2018. Contract between Ballygalget GAC and Coulter Construction signed off and Valuation 1 certified today.

  1. Power NI on site, trenching complete and moving electricity pole works complete!
  2. Substructures complete as per photo below (30/10/2017)

3. Superstructure blockwork underway as noted below (5/11/2017)


Detailed M&E proposals and marking out to be discussed and agreed with Client once walls erected.

Hoped that first floor level be reached during November 2017.