TOBIN Consulting Engineers delivered the Civil and Structural Engineering Services on this new €10m high spec office block development in the Shannon Free Zone. This state-of-the-art project has been brought to fruition by Shannon Commercial Properties to facilitate major inward investment and employment in the region and forms part of a broader investment programme in the Shannon Free Zone.
This highly innovative development of 5,246m² consists of the construction of a four-storey commercial office building with roof level plant, a single storey extension, and external re-finishing to an existing single-storey sub-station building; comprised of a back-up generator an LV switch room, associated car parking (202 No.) with set down areas and new entrance junction, bicycle parking (60 No.), a single storey refuse store, 2 No. freestanding signs and all ancillary site works and services. The building was designed to a LEED Gold standard and accordingly it incorporates a host of passive and active design measures to ensure its optimal performance.
UK car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover is to open a software engineering centre in Block C. “The new facility provides an exciting opportunity for us to pioneer future autonomous and electrification technologies,” Jaguar Land Rover executive director of product engineering Nick Rogers said.