SPECIALISED SERVICES

Pre Purchase Survey | Conservation Engineering | Assigned Certifier / Design Certifier | Expert Witness | Health & Safety / PSDP | Remedial Work | Temporary Works | Land Mapping | Due Diligence

Pre Purchase Survey

Crocon Engineers Limited offer a full pre purchase structural survey with detailed report and includes:

  • Structural survey of the house/structure
  • Desktop planning search for the site
  • Boundary/site services check of maps provided or based on viewing
  • Checking compliance with Building Regulations

Our PPS will identify any obvious defects or issues that can range from, but not limited to:​

  • Structural Issues – walls, floors, roof structure etc
  • Defective Services
  • Poor workmanship during construction now becoming evident
  • Rising or penetrating dampness
  • Flooding risks
  • Subsidence Issues

Conservation Engineering

Crocon Engineers Ltd have been involved in and gained considerable experience in the Conservation & Repair of historic and protected structures. Our services include:

  • Structural Condition Assessments
  • Protected Structures Repair & Maintenance
  • Historic Fabric Repair and Restoration
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Project Management of Conservation & Heritage Projects
  • Stone and Brickwork Masonry Crack Repair and re-pointing specifications
  • Historic Metal Work condition assessment Repair and Restoration
  • Roofs condition assessment and repair. (timbers, slate , lead, copper)
  • Structural Surveys & Reports on Historic and Protected Structures
  • Ministerial, DOE & Local Authority Consents, Section 57 & Heritage Grant applications
  • Substructures / Underpinning /Shoring/ Structural Stabilisation
  • Damp-proofing and moisture penetration assessment and mitigation
  • Minor Structural Interventions
  • Modern Intervention design in Historic Structures

SAMPLE PROJECT

Renovation & Extension to Farmhouse Garrettstown, Co. Cork

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CroCon provided a full consultancy service from initial sketch designs, planning permission and supervision of construction stage for this domestic refurbishment of a historic structure to create a contemporary home.

Assigned Certifier / Design Certifier

Crocon Engineers Ltd are experienced as Assigned Certifiers/Design Certifiers for a range of construction projects across the education, healthcare and residential sectors.

SAMPLE PROJECT

Construction of Housing Estate at

Milltown, Co. Kerry

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Crocon Engineers Ltd were appointed as Assigned Certifier/Design Certifier for the construction of these houses to certify the works were carried out in accordance with the building control regulations and to issue a certificate of compliance (design) as required under the new building control regulations SI9.

As design certifier, Crocon Engineers Ltd were responsible for the preparation of the drawings, specification and particulars for the design of the buildings, and ensuring that ancillary certificates were obtained for any other members of the design team.

Expert Witness

Crocon Engineers Ltd offer timely, rigorous, evidence-based assessments to courts and tribunals, Insurance claims, civil litigation, arbitration.

Health & Safety / PSDP

As PSDP, Crocon Engineers Ltd possible eliminate hazards where possible and reduce health & safety risks.

Remedial Work

Crocon Engineers Ltd act as consultants for clients needing to undertake Remedial Works to remedy any damage which has been caused or prevent any further damage which has been or may be caused by the carrying out, maintenance or use of the building.

SAMPLE PROJECT

Refurbishment & Extension to The Model School, Dunmanway

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CroCon provided Conservation Engineering services for Building fabric repair works – internally & externally – carried out under the DoES Emergency Works Scheme. Restoration and conservation of a Model School first constructed c1840. The conservation work was carried out on a ‘conserve as is’ and a ‘like for like’ repair basis and generally used natural materials such as Natural Hydraulic Lime, timber, Natural slate and mineral paints.

Temporary Works

Crocon Engineers Ltd have provided temporary works design solutions to construction contractors on a range of structural and civil projects.

Our service can include bespoke temporary structural solutions, formwork, piling and water related infrastructure (e.g. drainage, attenuation). We provide specialist expertise in detailed structural analysis, as well as the soil-structure interaction and the geotechnical engineering knowledge necessary to design safe, robust and efficient temporary works solutions.

SAMPLE PROJECT

Temporary Works at Castletownbere Community Hospital  

Land Mapping

Registration Mapping & Conveyancing service involves taking detailed dimensions and recording the dimensions of the boundaries of a property and providing advice in relation to the condition and nature of these.

A detailed examination will be carried out of the title maps which might take different formats, depending on the age and location of the property.

A detailed exercise will be carried out to compare the dimensions of the boundaries set out on the ground and the manner that those boundaries are represented on the map provided.

Due Diligence

CroCon Engineers carries out comprehensive due diligence. Our team comprises chartered engineers and registered building surveyors for maximum reliability and efficiency, and complete due diligence in a timely fashion to enable your investment to proceed and avoid any unnecessary delays.