National Forensic Science Laboratory Enabling Works

JPC were employed by the OPW to carry out the enabling works project to facilitate the construction of a new Forensic Science Laboratory. Works included new security fencing, future building platform and high spec landscaping.

  • Installation and replacement of perimeter fencing
  • Design and build 3.6m high * 400m long site hoarding
  • Substantial site clearing including earthwork mounds and landscaped woodland planting
  • Drainage works to include 400m of new surface water drainage lines, hydro-brake, headwalls and outfall and fire road
  • Construction of new 5,000m2 attenuation pond
  • Construction of a stream inlet structure including penstock gate and trash screens to facilitate a stream diversion works.
  • Excavation and installation of concrete blinding and up-fill for future building pad foundations
  • Placing of a min 300mm layer of stone platform across the building footprint
  • Construction of New ESB Compound


Project Team

Office of Public Works

Principal Engineer:
Malone O’ Regan

Quantity Surveyor:


Project Details

Contract Value:
€ 2.5 Million

5 Months