BLARNEY CASTLE, CO. CORK
Conservation & Development for Sir Charles Colthurst
Southgate Associates have provided the consultant engineering and conservation support at Blarney Castle since 2009. Since then, the company has been instrumental in the ongoing conservation works, which have focused on the stabilisation of problem areas of the fabric of the castle, which is a recorded monument.
Southgate Associates have overseen the conservation of the stable block, which is now in use as tea-rooms; as well as focused conservation works to the facades of the castle and to the Queen Anne tower next to the castle as well as designing and constructing new projects within a garden landscape, which included a new entrance and retail unit and more recently a new restaurant facility.
Value of Conservation Works to the Tower of Blarney Castle: 1.2 million