Repairs and restoration at Belfast’s Royal Academy

The Belfast Royal Academy is a voluntary grammar school, the oldest and most historic school in Belfast. The Crombie building is a B1 listed building, originally constructed in 1880, was given some much needed TLC by Cleary Contracting Ltd.

Client Name: Belfast Royal Academy

Project Details:

Repairs and restoration to the historic Crombie Tower a Grade B1 listed building.  The scope of works included sandstone replacement of failed stones on 35m tower, upgrade of lightening conductors on main roof, new railings and fencing at Crombie Tower base.  Repairs to louvre vents on main tower, installation of Cintec anchors to support fan tail debris fencing on rear elevation, installation of debris netting on rear return of tower over play ground area.

Duration of contract: 22 weeks

Location: Cliftonville Road, Belfast

Architect: Consarc Design Group