Grounds Maintenance, Landscape Creation, Arboriculture, Sports Surfacing, Parks management, IOS Managing Safely Training, Ecology & Biodiversity, Grass cutting, Horticulture, Street Cleaning, Soft Landscaping, Hard Landscaping
idverde were responsible for the design and construction of a new car park, plaza and open space area at Kilcooley Square in Bangor.More projects for Northern Ireland Housing Executive
The existing site conditions were poor and the area saw a lot of anti-social behaviour, with youths using the existing layout to gather and drink alcohol.
The solution idverde came up with was to demolish all existing walls surrounding the site, opening up the space, providing more light and helping to deter youths from gathering as now they could be seen by the local residents.
The main challenge was to ensure that movements to and from the local shops in Kilcooley were maintained at all times. This was done through a phased approach and phasing drawings were shown in local shops to alert members of the public of the pedestrian routes for the next week. Deliveries to all shops were maintained at all times.
The scope of works at Kilcooley Square was as follows: