Library, Retail and Office Development
Lisburn, Co Antrim

Work was completed in December 2005, on a major new Library Complex for Lisburn City centre. This scheme, which was developed under a PFI agreement, incorporates state of the art facilities, reflecting the latest trends in library design.

Situated on Linenhall Street and primarily occupying the 1st & 2nd Floors, the library provides a mix of accommodation in addition to the traditional library.

Facilities include internet services, coffee shop, performance area, lecture room and dedicated youth & children’s space. Together with the 30,000sqft of library accommodation, a further 9000sqft of Retail accommodation is provided at ground floor level. In addition, the building was extended by 2 floors during the early design stages to provide office facility for the Public Prosecution Service, a high quality office provision.

The building places sustainability high on the agenda with mixed mode ventilation through a floor plenum, exposed concrete to regulate temperatures plus solar shading.

  • Complete
    2006
  • Contractor
    J H Turkington & Sons
  • Cost
    £9 Million
  • Project Type
    Commercial, Retail
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