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Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery and Visitor Centre

The project involves the faithful restoration of the protected 18th Century St. James’s Church, including a new steeple and coordination and installation of Client Whiskey Distills. Construction of a new 3 storey visitor centre and conversion of the four adjoining properties to the front of St. James’s Church into tea rooms, conference rooms and support offices for the visitor centre.

  • Faithful restoration of the listed 18th Century St. James’s Church
  • Installation of a new glazed spire
  • Conversion of the Church into a whiskey distillery including co-ordination and installation of Client whiskey distills
  • Construction of a new visitors centre
  • Refurbishment of existing houses to the front of St. James’s Church into tea rooms, conference rooms and support facilities for the visitor centre
  • 2019 Irish Construction Excellence Awards – Project of the Year – Public / Heritage Category
  • Best Exterior Design Award – Architecture & Building Expo 2017
  • Highly Commended Interior and Fitout – Architecture & Building Expo 2017

 

Project Team

Client:
Alltech Group

Architect:
TOTP Architecture / Cullen Payne Architects / Trehearne Architects

Quantity Surveyor:
O'Byrne Jenkins

Structural Engineer:
Barrett Mahony Consulting Engineers

M&E Consultant:
Environmental Design Partnership


Project Details

Contract Value:
€14 Million

Floor Area:
1,600 m²

Duration:
39 months