• Regional Sports Centre, Athlone

Oran Pre-Cast provided twinwall, hollowcore flooring and stair flights to this Athlone IT campus development
CLIENTAthlone Institute of Technology
MAIN CONTRACTOR JJ Rhatigan
ARCHITECT OCA Architects
ENGINEER Malachi Cullen Consulting Engineers
PRECAST VALUE €0.46m
ONSITE DURATION 6 weeks

The prestressed hollowcore was used to slab out all of the ground floor arena and also parts of the first and roof levels. The prestressing proved an economical solution in catering for the high live load requirements of the sports area.

Oran Pre-Cast also provided the main structural concrete elements to the staircores. This included a feature cantilever projecting wall, and a core with faceted twinwall elements to form a curved profile on plan.


The following precast items were provided for this project:

  • 6100m2 of hollowcore

  • Cantilevering twinwall to staircores and

  • 5m long stair flights