The building will comprise three cinemas, a café and a bar as well as a film, art, book and dvd shop with ancillary spaces and an online film archive facility.
Located on the corner of Lower Merchants Road and Spanish Parade in Galway City Centre, the Picture Palace is currently under construction by JJ Rhatigan & Co, Galway.
The building has been design by Tom dePaor of dePaor Architects, with structural and civils design by Casey O’Rourke & Associates and Services Engineering design by Ramsay Cox & Associates.
Building works commenced in March 2012, and are progressing well with the external envelope constructed to roof level. Building works are due for completion in Winter 2013.
Andrew P. Nugent & Associates have been appointed as Charted Quantity Surveyors from the outset of the Picture Palace project and are providing a full service including preparation of detailed budget costings, administration and management of the procurement process, preparation and issue of tender documentation, analysis of tender returns, tender report and Contractor appointment, preparation of contract documentation, post contract cost control, management and reporting, interim recommendations for payment, and we intend to successfully conclude the final account in due course.
Andrew P. Nugent & Associates have also provided Project Management Services on this project.