We hope to recruit a graduate structural engineer to work in our Belfast office. If you have two years' experience working in an engineering consultancy firm and would like to discuss this opportunity, please contact Steven Sloan at 028 9066 7951. Taylor & Boyd, Winners at RICS Awards 2017: Bishop's Gate Hotel (Tourism & Leisure), Brooke Park (Community Benefit), Arvalee School & Resource Centre (Design Through Innovation); Winner at European Healthcare Design 2017: NHS Healthcare Design: Radiotherapy Centre, Altnagelvin Hospital

MUGA, St Columb’s College, Derry- Londonderry

 

This project comprised the design and construction of a new 3G synthetic pitch with perimeter fencing, ball-stop netting, divisional pitch netting system, floodlighting and other small ancillary works. The new pitch was constructed on a section of the existing basalt dust pitch located within the school grounds.

Taylor & Boyd provided lead consultancy and contract administration services as well as civil and structural engineering design, cost control consultancy, CDMC and site supervision services. The pitch was built to FIFA 1* 2009 standards, the GAA standard for Laboratory and Field Testing and the requirements of BSEN 15330, Part 1 as a surface designed primarily for football.

The 3G pitch was designed to have a dynamic base construction, ie hardcore sub-base under a prefabricated shockpad and 65mm deep pile synthetic carpet infilled with sand and rubber granules. Good environmental practices were employed, as only the existing dust surface was removed from the site.

As the new facility was constructed on the existing pitch area within the grounds of a large operational school, a careful and detailed Health & Safety procedure was developed.

View More Projects

Taylor & Boyd LLP is a registered partnership in Northern Ireland.
Registration number NILLP25.
Registered address: 107 Malone Avenue | Belfast | BT9 6EQ

Designed and built by Pale Blue Dot Creative.