Portlaoise Prison

Project: Portlaoise Prison
Client: OPW
Completed: 2009
Location: Laois

New wing / extension to existing prison to accommodate approx. 145 inmates.

In addition to the cells, this new wing includes for holding cells, visitors rooms, an educational facility and recreational facilities.

Key design elements comprise of:-

  • The new wing is adjoined to the original Prison, which, dating back to 1830’s, ment careful integration of building types
  • Multi fuel type options
  • water treatment systems that require no chemical input
  • Day lighting design package
  • Building Management System (BMS)
  • Heat recovery system