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East Gate Park

Client: Tipperary Co Co

Designer: Cathal O’Meara, Landscape Architects

Conservation Architects:   David Kelly Partnership Chartered Engineers

Archaeologist:    Mary Henry Archaeological Services Limited

Location: Fethard, Co Tipperary

Brief Overview:
The project involved the creation of a public park at Burke Street, Fethard. The new park is situated on the eastern side of the medieval town wall of Fethard, in an Architectural Conservation Area.

Key Elements:

  • PSCS role for the duration of the works.

  • Demolition of the existing facades at Burke Street, removal of some block boundary walls to north of site and removal of existing Leylandii trees – to east of site

  • Grading of existing site under archaeologist supervision.

  • Masonry Repairs to the existing (non historic) wall at the east of the site and to the Historic Wall/Gable end buttress within proposed entrance plaza (Burke Street end of site)

  • Construction of new block boundary wall at east of site

  • Installation of drainage from the north to the south end of the site

  • Construction of a new RC path through the site.

  • Construction of new RC steps, walls, bench’s and raised planter beds

  • Laying of the new Limestone paving and strip paving throughout the site

  • Construction of new Boundary fencing, handrail and gates

  • Installation of proposed lighting and CCTV to town walls and Burke Street Plaza 

  • Landscape Planting