QMAC Construction is heavily dedicated to the restoration and preservation of many of Northern Ireland’s historical and heritage buildings. We provide a level of understanding and detail to ensure restorations of buildings to their former glory.
Our attention to detail and quality finish are reasons for our position as market leaders in the heritage construction sector as well as our long-standing relationships with many heritage clients.
QMAC has successfully completed a project located at the magnificent Enniskillen Castle, which was partly funded by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB), Association of Friends of Fermanagh County Museum and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA). The main scope of the works resided within the boundaries of the castle grounds and involved an intricate mixture of demolition and construction work to a number of historic buildings. The end goal was to produce a world class Heritage Centre to replace a derelict building at the entrance of the site and to provide a lasting legacy for Enniskillen and the whole of Fermanagh.
The refurbishment works at St. Patrick’s Church, Donaghmore involved;
- The demolition and disposal of single storey extensions at the rear of the Church
- Rebuilding of extensions to provide a new sacristy and committee room areas
- Extensive structural work to the roof and ground floor.
- Re-slating and re-plaster work internally
- Major stonework externally
- Replacement of windows & doors
- Complete internal refurbishment
- Site works and drainage work
- Plastering inside and out
- Fitting out of all electrical and mechanical services
- Painting, decorations and finishes
The refurbishment works at Enniskillen Presbyterian Church and community hall involved;
- Demolition of existing Church Hall to rear
- Construction of new three storey extension hall.
- Repairs to existing listed Church.
- Demolition of front porch and construction of new glazed porch.
- Provision of new services in addition to new drainage and siteworks.
QMAC successfully delivered, on time, and within budget, the delivery of nine number apartments for Apex Housing Association. The project was delivered to a good Eco level with Secure by Design and Life Time Homes standard. The scheme consisted a supported housing unit for 27 persons, 9 no. dwellings in various mix (Phase 1) with further 3 no. units (Phase 2) & associated car park, Ashleywood, Derry.
The works comprised of the refurbishment of an existing three-storey building. This included the repair of existing brickwork, roof structure and replacement of existing roof reusing existing slates. The reconstruction of the tower clock including lead covered roof and the refurbishment of the existing clock mechanism. The works also included the replacement of the lead flashings, gutters etc.
There was demolition and alterations made to the interior of the existing building along with repairs to the existing ground floor slab and new internal metal stud partitions to the first floor. Repairs were carried out on the existing sliding sash windows and frameless glazing to external windows. The interior finishes included redecoration, built in furniture to the kitchen and staff room, new carpet and vinyl sheeting to floors.
The work comprises of the demolition of one peer wall, stripping out the existing kitchen, replace with new kitchen, erecting of stud partition, resurfacing of driveway and car park, joinery works, redecoration, electrical and plumbing servicing and site works.