A welcomed economic and touristic boost to Castlewellan, Co. Down, saw Leo Matheson Ltd complete the new Hillyard Guesthouse and Restaurant.
The work included a refurbishment of an existing building to incorporate the formation of a courtyard restaurant, kitchen, bar, spacious mezzanine level and major internal alterations to the existing structure for guest accommodation.
During the build, Leo Matheson Limited contacted SDG as they had an issue with noise in the guest bedrooms emanating from the onsite generator and fans.
We were supplied with the building plans and conducted a site survey. We liaised closely with our manufacturer partner Isomass, who were able to complete fully indemnified designs to eliminate the noise issues.
Isowave 23 for ceilings: which was fixed to the ceilings with acoustic batons. This was used to reduce the noise from a generator which was causing issues in the guest bedrooms.
Isocheck Re-Mat Base: an acoustic floor rubber which was installed in each bedroom, reducing the sound transmission effects from the bedroom floors to the floors in the bars and restaurant.
Both acoustic treatments greatly reducing the sound transmission effects throughout the building
Isowave benefits include: excellent absorption properties that is a versatile system that can be used in refurbishments or new buildings.
Isocheck Re-Mat Base include: reduces sound impact transmission through all types of structural concrete floors.
SDG working with Todd Architects designed and supplied a unique jointing system of acoustic ceilings expertly installed by Castle Ceilings.
SDG are the supply partner of Bekaert Murfor Compact, which was used to reinforce the external masonry. Used by MG Construction Murfor Compact offered a fast, simple and economical way of reinforcing masonry walls.
SDG working alongside Doran Consulting from design stage right through to advising the construction team on site reference installation best practice for bridge bearings at this Belfast project.
LIV Student Accommodation with over 11 floors of Shearail® used to increase the shear resistance of a slab, and safety transfers the shear load from the slab to the column.
At SDG our knowledge of the impact of the correct acoustics in different environments grows it is no surprise that the education sector is one area where you can’t afford to be complacent.
Through the use of the BT turnbuckle on these LIDL store projects it has been possible to reduce the temporary bracing, increase safety and shorten the assembly time for the precast wall elements , it ticks all our the boxes. We are excited to implement it in our future projects.
SDG have always gone above and beyond for us. With SDG’s technical support our team have the ability to use the most effective and innovative solutions to improve quality, save time and perform more effectively.
I spoke to Ciaran Donnelly and after a few subsequent drawings emailed back and forth we agreed on the detail. SDG had the assembly on site within 3 days and saved us a lot of time on site with cutting and welding. We were able to lower the assembly into place in one piece with no concerns. I would most definitely engage in this service again.