Design Team: McCaw Architects
This project consisted of the construction of a new two storey Community Centre and two retail units on a Brownfield Site at 85-87 Alliance Road, Belfast. Designed as a multi-functional community building with catering facilities, the two retail units have been occupied by a MACE franchisee.
The construction generally consisted of deep dig trench fill, lean mix concrete foundations with reinforced concrete strip and pad foundations; solid rising concrete block work; precast ground and first floor and stair units; structural steel frame; external facing brick work insulated cavity walls, plaster block work internally; insulated Kingspan roof cladding build up with MET-SEAM ZINC sheet covering; powder coated aluminium windows and doors; providion of a passenger lift and M&E installations. The building is finished to a high specification including fitted furniture; floor coverings; decoration etc. Associated site works included car parking and footpaths finished in asphalt and concrete paving flags; landscaping; fencing and utility services.