Earls Well heading into November

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Work is progressing steadily in Earls Well, Cork. All 12 prestigious houses have been roofed with external works nearing completion and doors & windows are installed in all 12 houses. Internally, second fix mechanical and electrical works are nearing completion also with sanitary ware and joinery fitting underway. The initial four houses will be ready for handover within three weeks with landscaping due to take place within the coming fortnight. External works on the cul de sac will be continuing… Read more »

Cathal Brugha Barracks Updates


Great to see the roof truss being installed to Cathal Brugha Barracks New Locker Block. Should be weather tight within a few days and ready to commence internal finishes, a welcome update as the weekend is set to worsen with the rain! Works are progressing well generally and on schedule thanks to our dedicated team. Well done to those involved in particular during the difficult weather conditions of recent days. Almost there now, just have to get through Storm Brian!… Read more »

Earls Well is going Well in Cork!


Great progress has been made by our team in Earls Well, Cork this week. All 12 prestigious houses have been roofed with external works nearing completion. Internally, second fix mechanical and electrical works are nearing completion with sanitary ware and joinery fitting underway. The initial four houses will be ready for handover within three weeks with landscaping due to take place within the coming fortnight. We look forward to seeing this project progress to completion. Further updates will be available… Read more »

Fit out awards 2017 Nominee

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Townmore are delighted to announce that Construction Director, Denis Lahart, has been shortlisted for “Project Manager of the Year” at the upcoming Fit Out Awards to be held in the Clayton Hotel in early November. Denis has delivered €25m of fitout projects in the hospitality, commercial office, healthcare and education sectors throughout the past 18 months including the complete refurbishment of the Conrad Hotel. Best of luck to all shortlisted candidates . The Fitout Awards are a fantastic means of… Read more »

Welcome Message


Townmore are delighted to welcome Sean Corroon to the position of Financial Controller. Sean has many years of diverse experience working across the Construction, Medical Device and Engineering Sectors. A Chartered Accountant and Engineer, Sean will bring great value and experience to our growing team of professionals. The whole office wishes him the best of luck over the coming weeks! See our career pages for more post descriptions in the company as well as contact details. If you have any… Read more »

Ongoing works at Block E Shannon

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Ground works are progressing on our Block E project at Shannon with bulk excavation works now complete. Piling in ongoing since the middle of August and was completed yesterday, the 25th of August. Dynamic and integrity testing of piles has begun and continues on schedule. As with all projects we undertake here at Townmore, we insist on professional and safe conduct on site – particularly during such extensive ground works and heavy machinery use. It is due to this diligent… Read more »

Earls Well Update


Work continues to progress well in Earls Well, Cork. Of the twelve houses, eight are now roofed and slated. As work continues on the remaining houses, several are prepared for electrical fixtures and ceiling installation. Site footpaths have been brought to connect half the houses in the development with the remainder to be completed in the coming fortnight. Our evergrowing list of completed projects now includes Scoil Mocheallóg, Killmallock. To see more, click here. Keep an eye on our Twitter… Read more »

Croke Park Completions


Works have been completed on sections 416-418 of Croke Park’s Premium level. The refurbishment included the installation of a new wood effect panel flooring, alterations and new re-alignment of the existing bar. Works also included construction of a new kitchen area plus decoration works to all existing walls ceilings and wood work. Townmore is delighted to be involved in the ongoing work at Croke Park stadium. The invaluable expertise and experience of our staff and team members at Townmore is… Read more »

Bay 37 Shannon reaches the Finish Line

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We are pleased to announce the successfully completion of our Bay 37 Project for Shannon Commercial Properties. These works included a complete redevelopment of existing buildings which required major renovations and are now fully refurbished. The project was successfully handed over on the 14/07/17. We would like to thank all our staff for their commitment and hard work on this site. A full profile of the project will be available at www.townmore.ie in the coming weeks. To keep up with… Read more »

Scoil Mocheallóg: New Building for the New School Year

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Scoil Mocheallóg’s students and staff in Killmallock will be arriving back to a new school this autumn! As Phase 2 and handover are now completed, the students and faculty will soon be able to avail of the new amenities, including 16 new classrooms, 6 resource and learning support rooms as well as a specially designed state-of-the-art autistic room coupled with a safe raised courtyard among them. The wood panelling and fittings offer a brighter and warmer work environment for the… Read more »

Iveagh Executive Suite completed


Works have recently been completed to the Iveagh Suite at the Conrad Hotel. This space has been entirely stripped out and refitted incorporating warm timber, leathers and velvets. All of this is coupled with modern technology and outstanding food! This adds to the ever growing list of completed suites at the Conrad hotel from Townmore. We look forward to our approaching completion and handover of the current phase in our work. See below for the completed images of the excutive… Read more »

Safe T is our Priority!


At Townmore, ensuring the health and safety of our team, our supply chain, the general public and all stakeholders is of paramount importance. We are justly proud of the standards and goals we have set, which have again been recognised with the recent retention of our Safe T Cert accreditation. We first achieved Safe T Cert in 2011 and have now managed to retain same for the sixth year in a row, confirming our ongoing commitment to the highest health… Read more »

Earls Well Houses nearing completion

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Townmore are delighted to be part of the team delivering 12 superb standalone houses as part of Phase Two of the prestigious Earl’s Well development, less than 10 minutes West of Cork City. The development comprises of the delivery of spacious 4 and 5 bedroom homes on large landscaped sites of 0.3 to 0.5 acres each. Started in January of 2017, the initial houses are coming close to completion, with 11 of the initial 12 already at sale agreed. Should… Read more »

Block E Breaks new Ground!

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Huge work is going ahead at our site in Shannon, Block E, where bulk excavations have begun early this week. The progress is quickly followed up with the installation of filtration and sedimentation beds in laid in the ground. These treat water as it leaves the site. Even the rain can’t dampen the work ethic on site, which is strong with these substantal steps forward in the construction process. The summer months are amoung the busiest for the company, with… Read more »

Almost There! – Conrad Hotel nearing Completion


By the end of July this year, Townmore is scheduled to complete the final works on the Conrad Hotel Dublin. The 18-month project involved the renovation and complete phased upgrade of the entire hotel. This included 192 bedrooms, the ground floor foyer, the reception area, the bar, the restaurant and function rooms. Most recently completed work was on the external façade including a porte-cochère, updated signage, refurbishing of the vestibule and the plastering of wing walls. Throughout these works, planned… Read more »

Focus drawn to Harold’s Cross Housing


A huge congratulations to Focus Ireland as it presents it’s 2016 Annual Report in Greenmount Close, Harold’s Cross. Minister for Housing Eoin Murphy was present, as was Mike Allen, Head of Advocacy, who intended to meet with him to discuss the need for further developments such as this project, “We will be emphasizing with him that we want to work with him to see much more of these sort of homes opening and quickly. And that’s the only way we’re… Read more »

Abbey Community College – Official Opening

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Townmore were pleased to attend the official opening of one of our recently completed projects, Abbey Community College in Ferrybank. The new build, a two-storey, stand-alone extension to the existing school building comprises 3,215 square metres of space as well as a new on-site bus and car park set down facilities, new paved external social space including amphitheatre and works to the existing site entrance. The project, under the direction of Seamus Quirke, Construction Director, took 15 months to complete… Read more »

Townmore commence Phase Two of the Conrad Hotel Refurbishment


Having completed Phase 1 of the refurbishment of the Conrad Hotel in early 2016, the New Year has brought the team back into the hotel to begin Phase 2. Townmore have already completed the refurbishment of the Ground Floor facilities including the foyer, over ninety bedrooms and both the Coburg brasserie and Lemuel’s lounge bar. Phase 2 of the works will include the strip out of a further 100 bedrooms and the fitout of same with high-end bespoke finishes from… Read more »

Refurbishment of 10-13 Cornmarket Dublin 8

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Work is well underway on the refurbishment of 10-13 Cornmarket in Dublin 8. The HSE owned four storey over basement building is getting a complete refurbishment with many of the original features being restored to their former glory to provide for a new Communications Centre. The Design Team, led by Ciaran Savage of Van Dijk Architects, have worked tirelessly to ensure that each work element respects the buildings original grandeur. Originally built to designs by McCurdy & Mitchell in 1877… Read more »

New high-end residential project to begin.

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Townmore will shortly begin a new project in Waterfall, Co. Cork. Earls Well, is a prestigious development of the next phase of a high-end housing scheme, adjacent to Cork City. This impressive and superbly designed scheme has been described as “the best new development built in Cork in decades (Irish Examiner)”. The €5 million project includes the delivery of two-storey detached residences, of varying types, adjacent the existing Earls Well development, and encompasses extensive site development works, including roads, paths,… Read more »

Appointment of new Directors

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K&J Townmore is pleased to announce the recent appointment of three new Construction Directors, Denis Lahart, John O’Connell and Seamus Quirke. All three are long-standing members of the K&J Townmore team and have been involved in numerous high-end prestigious projects in the public and private sectors. Commenting on the new appointments, Managing Director Keith Screeney said: “All three bring invaluable experience and professionalism to their roles and work tirelessly to ensure the K&J Townmore ethos of high quality delivery is… Read more »

Conrad Hotel Update


Following on the successful completion of significant Phase 1 refurbishments at Dublin’s luxury 5- Star Conrad Hotel , which saw KJ Townmore deliver yet another high quality project to exacting design and timeline demands and in a live environment , we are delighted to have been asked to commence works on the next Phase of works at the hotel in the coming months. Phase 1 was a daunting project , undertaken while the hotel remained in operation , and comprised… Read more »

Abbey Community College – Waterford


The Works comprised of the construction of a standalone extension to existing school to provide additional classrooms, lecture rooms, metal + woodworking teaching & preparation rooms, pastoral offices, GP /Dining Room + Kitchenette + Store, staff + pupil Toilets. A Special Education Needs unit is provided on ground floor of east wing of extension. Works to Existing Building included adapting the Dining room to accommodate a Library. The existing Staff room was enlarged & new door + corridor provided. The… Read more »

St David’s National School Naas, Co Kildare


Description KJ Townmore are pleased to have handed over St David’s National , Naas, Co. Kildare, to its client, Kildare/ Wicklow ETB. The quality project, designed by midlands-based MCOH Architects, was delivered to exacting standards and within program and budget. The CEO, Mr. Sean Ashe was delighted with the delivery and quality, and we look forward to delivering many more projects of this nature into the future. The 2 million school, comprising 8 classrooms, General Purposes room, ancilliary accommodation, and… Read more »

Aviva Fit-out Phase 2


This fit-out, comprising a complete refit of the blue-chip client’s 3rd Floor , following successful completion of earlier phases at Aviva’s HQ on Dublin’s Hatch St., has just commenced.
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Harolds Cross Residential Development


This mixed-use residential development for Focus Ireland commenced in early January this year and marks an important start on this prominent site in South Dublin.
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Stanhope Residential Development


This 68- Unit development for Focus Ireland , involved the complete refurbishment of an existing multi-storey building in Dublin’s Stanhope Green, and was recently handed over to the client.
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Buttevant Community College


This important project for Cork ETB , comprises a new 24 classroom Post-Primary school for Buttevant in Co. Cork , and can cater for up to 550 pupils in a state of the art facility.
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New Primary School in Rathangan , Co. Kildare

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KJ Townmore recently commenced work on a new Primary School in Rathangan , Co. Kildare. The project is being funded via devolved grant from the Department of Education & Skills. Read More »

Shelbourne Hotel Fit Out


K&J Townmore are currently embarking on an exciting new fit-out project in partnership with Patton Interiors in the Shelbourne Hotel on St. Stephens Green in Dublin. This project, with its very tight programme and its challenging logistics, is part of an overall refurbishment of this long standing upmarket establishment. This exclusive facility will remain open, without disruption, to patrons and staff alike throughout the construction period. K&J Townmore are delighted to be partnering with Patton Interiors to work on such… Read more »

Refurbishment of Alexandra House for Irish Life


KJ Townmore Construction have recently commenced construction work on €4m refurbishment of Alexandra House, Ballsbridge for Irish Life. The important city center project involving the complex fit-out of five floors and the atrium space, involving new ceilings, flooring, services, timber paneling and feature atrium glazing will be completed in the coming twenty weeks. The architects are Studio3, while PM & QS services are being provided by KSNPM and KSN respectively. M&E consultants are JMC. KJ Townmore construction are delighted to… Read more »

New Dublin Office


KJ Townmore as part of their strategic medium term plan have opened an office in Dublin to facilitate the increase client base in this area. The new office is situated at 23 Fitzwilliam St. upper, Dublin 2.

Major upgrading of facilities at the Conrad Hotel


KJ Townmore , fresh from its successful completion of significant interior projects at Aviva HQ in Hatch St. and for the GAA in Croke Park , have now commenced a major upgrading of facilities at the Conrad Hotel in Earlsfort Terrace for Hilton Group. The challenging program , over a period of 16 weeks , involves the refurbishment of some 70 bedrooms in the upmarket facility , as well as upgrading the entrance foyer , restaurant , meeting rooms ,… Read more »

Completion of major fit-out works for the GAA in Croke Park.


KJ Townmore has just added a significant interior project by completing major fit-out works for the GAA in Croke Park. The project, part of an ongoing upgrading programme, included the refurbishment and fit-out of premium suites on the Corporate Level 6 and the Hogan Suite and Hogan Mezzanine on the western approach to the historic stadium. The works were executed in a live working environment which included conferences, several Championship matches, and a number of music concerts. The program, over… Read more »

Extension to St. Conleiths Post-Primary School.


Townmore are delighted to have been selected to deliver this prestigious 4500m2 extension to the existing Post-Primary School for Kildare Wicklow ETB , and will commence works in the coming weeks. The works , providing much needed classrooms , laboratories , pastoral rooms , library , and ancillary accommodation , will connect the existing Sports Hall to the existing school , and will also include significant site works and civil engineering. The existing school will remain operational during the 14… Read more »

Secured Croke Park Upgrade


KJ Townmore Construction have, in the face of formidable competition, secured the upgrading and interior fit-out of Corporate Zones on Level 6 Croke Park. The one million euro initial phase of a longer term upgrading programme for the GAA, will also see the Hogan Mezzanine and Suites on Levels 4 & 5 as a follow-on phase, and will represent a significant phase in the ongoing growth of Townmore. The ultra-modern contemporary revamp has been designed by interior Architects, 21 Spaces,… Read more »

Balbriggan Primary Care Centre


Works have just commenced on a major Primary Care facility in the centre of busy Balbriggan , in North Dublin , for Moffat Healthcare. The 7000m2 facility , comprising retail units , medical suites , Pharmacy , offices , and ancillary accommodation , as well as services and car parking facilities , will take some 14 months to complete , and are being delivered under the direction of Kerrigan Sheanon Newman , Quantity Surveyors and Project Managers. The prestigious have… Read more »

Aviva Project


Townmore are delighted to be completing Phase 1 of a multi-phased high-end fit-out for blue chip client, Aviva, at their HQ building in Hatch St. Dublin. The 3000m2 project, involving a very high quality finish and complex rerouting of services, including critical works adjacent and within the Client’s Data Centre, is being executed within a live environment and over a number of floors. The initial phase is currently nearing completion, and Townmore are delighted that the works are scheduled for… Read more »

Townmore secures Intention To Grant permission for new Primary Care Center in Tullamore.


Townmore are delighted to have secured local Authority support for a new state of the art Primary Care facility, compromising a significant 5000m2 new build to house a complex mix of Medical Service Providers, Pharmacy, and offices. The 10 million euro development, designed by an award winning midlands based architect, MCOH, will be delivered on a Design/Build basis and will be a significant boost for jobs locally during construction and later in use. It will be the first significant health-related… Read more »

Townmore awarded prestigious A-Standard Safe-T-Cert


Townmore’s Safe-T-Cert, part of its accredited Safety Management System, recently had its Certificated status upgraded to A-Grade. This important honour is significant as it is  a grade only awarded to a small group of contracting entites in Ireland thus far. This award, together with its fully accretited OHSAS 18001 Standard, is further evidence of the commitment of Townmore to the Health & Safety ethic within the organisation.

Townmore to commence major residential project for Focus Ireland in Harolds Cross, Dublin

The project on a busy urban site in the grounds of the hospice in Harolds Cross, comprises sheltered accommodation of mixed variety – terraces, semi-detached and apartments around a courtyard on the edge of Our Lady’s Hospice and adjacent to the very busy Harolds Cross Road. This important project, of 5 million euro value , was designed by well known Waterford architects, CJ Falconer Associates, and Townmore look forward to successful delivery of this prestigious development within this coming twelve… Read more »

Townmore secures project for new primary school in Kilmallock, Limerick

Work will commence in the coming months, subject to final sign off by the Department Of Education and skills on a new school comprising 16 Classrooms, GP Hall, Special needs facility and ancillary accommodation. As part of a 7million euro development adjacent an existing primary school, Scoil Mocheallog, a previous amalgamation of two local primary schools, and has been designed by multi award winning architects, O’Donnell & Toumey, and will be located on the site of the present Scoil Mocheallog… Read more »

Townmore secures prestigious Abbey Community college extension project in Waterford


Work will shortly commence on a major extension to Abbey Community College in Waterford. The project, comprising some 20 classrooms, laboratories, ancillary accommodation and extensive siteworks, is located on a tight and difficult urban site. Involving complex Health & Safety Management, including the careful consideration and planning around pedestrian and construction traffic on the same site. Architects are well know local firm, Sheridan & Tierny.

Townmore commences phase two, Towerbridge Road London.


A continuation of Phase One, this section comprises an additional 8NO 2 +3 bed apartments and, commercial ground floor. The scheme is located adjacent Phase One and will cost some £6.0m to complete. Apartments in the scheme are high-end specification, reflecting the average sale price of some £1 million per unit.

Townmore successfuly completes phase one, Towerbridge Road, London.


This prestigious project involved construction of a mixed-use high-end development on a tight urban site in central London. The scheme comprises 9NO 2-3 bed apartments on 4 floors over commercial ground floor and has a value of £6.50m, inclusive of site works and connections

Townmore Re-brands


In December 2014, KJTownmore, as part of its growth strategy, commences work on its complete re-branding to reflect the company’s continuous expansion into a variety of exsisting and new sectors, including , Education, Healthcare, Residential, Retail, Commercial, Fit-out, Civil Engineering, Restoration, Public Buildings and Design/Build Offerings. The new branding represents a new confidence in line with current economic trends, which sees KJTownmore now positioned among the country’s leading contracting entities. The new brand also celebrates continued and sustainable expansion in… Read more »

Cholaiste Mhuire Community College, Buttevant


New two story community college with special education unit and full size PE hall with a total floor area of 4103M2 commenced on the 21st July with a 15 month programme. This €6.5M state of the art school campus for Cork ETB will replace their current facility. Read more about the launch on The Irish Examiner.

April 2014

  • KJT successfully retain ISO 9001:2008
  • Dew valley foods reaches completion.
  • Inchicore NS project fully completed
  • Gaelscoil Cholaiste Naas –phase 1 completed