Upgrading of Pneumatic Tube System at UHG

Upgrading of Pneumatic Tube System at UHG

About the Project:

Fallon Consulting Engineers (DFCE) were appointed by Varming Consulting Engineers (on behalf of HSE West) to provide Civil, Structural and PSDP services to the upgrading of a pneumatic tube system in the main hospital building on the grounds of University Hospital Galway. DFCE also provided architectural and assigned certifier services for the project.

DFCE worked closely with Varming Consulting Engineers (M&E & Design Team Lead), Maurice Johnston Partners (Fire Safety Consultant), Careys Building Contractors Ltd (Appointed Contractor) Advanced Pneumatic Technology (APT) Ltd (Specialist Pneumatic Tube System Contractor) and the HSE West (Client) on this project.

The project involved installation of a pneumatic tubing system & pipework to the basement and ground floor of the main hospitals  building (in predefined staggered work stages); construction of a new infill Plant Room on the hospital building ground floor (with several constraints); installation of a high level cladded steel enclosure to house pneumatic tubing on the exterior of the main hospital; and all builder works associated with the installation of the works pneumatic tube system and plant room.

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