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St Cecilia’s College

This project consisted of the provision of the complete mechanical & electrical installation for the new build replacement schools for St Cecilia's College based in Derry. Procurement was based upon a Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Harvey Group formed part of the design and construction team alongside the main contractor, O'Hare and McGovern to deliver this project.

The schools facilities included large multi-purpose halls, sports hall, music suite, theatres, independent learning centres, fully wireless ICT suites, Science Labs, technology suites, restaurants, libraries, boardrooms, office accommodations, sports pavilions, including pitches, running tracks and tennis courts. It consisted of a changing village, dry changing facilities, spectator area, external floodlight pitches, fitness suite, multi-use sports hall and office facilities.

As part of the design and build team we supplied, delivered to site, set to work, tested and commissioned all items necessary for the completion of the electrical & mechanical works including CCTV, fire and alarm systems, lighting, PA, Heating System, Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems, Plumbing/Sanitary System, Gas System, BMS Systems and Compressed Air & Special Gases Systems.

Features include:

  1. Solar panels with up to 4KW output were installed to pre-heat domestic hot water & act as a teaching aid. Photovoltaic panels have been installed to contribute to the electricity consumption of the building & act as a teaching aid.
  2. The contract provides facilities management for the next 25 years.

Main Contractor

O'Hare & McGovern
Carnbane House
Shepherds Way
Carnbane Industrial Estate
BT35 6EE

M&E Consultant

Delap & Waller
Antrim Tech Park
Belfast Road
BT41 1QS


Kennedy Fitzgerald Associates
3 Eglantine Place