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Wexford Opera House.

In 2004 the model of Wexford Opera House went on display at the Theatre Royal.
Wexford Opera House.

A cutaway view of the Wexford Opera House.
Wexford Opera House.

An artists impression of the auditorium.
Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.

With the archaeological dig complete, the summer of 2006 saw the arrival on site of a tower crane owned by Clery & Doyle Ltd.
Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.

30/09/06: Excavation of the orchestra pit and under stage area..
Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.

09/12/06: Construction of lift shaft & stairwell.
Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.




Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.

20/01/07: Structural steel work commences.
Wexford Opera House.

Construction now visible from Wexford Bridge.
Wexford Opera House.
By Permission of John Doyle.

24/03/2007: Steel for the rear of the auditorium has reached full height.
Wexford Opera House. As the Opera House will occupy 83% of the site, the contractors site offices had to be assembled in the car park.

Wexford Opera House.




Wexford Opera House.

01/04/2007: Construction is assisted by favorable weather conditions.


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Wexford Opera House.

05/05/07: Stage Flytower begins to rise over the site.

Wexford Opera House.

05/05/2007: A view of what will become the stage and scene dock area.

Wexford Opera House.

10/06/07: Construction now a landmark on the Wexford skyline.
Wexford Opera House.

10/06/07: Construction of steel framework to return original streetscape.
Wexford Opera House.


24/06/07: The "Quirky" shaped stage tower.
Wexford OPera House.

09/09/07: Work proceeds towards completion of the exterior. Subcontractors for heating, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing etc. are already on site.
Wexford Opera House.

09/09/07: One of these subcontractos is Centre Stage Engineering Ltd who are responsible for safety curtain, counterweight flying system and motorised hoists. Manufacture and install two double-deck forestage elevators with Spiralift transmission systems
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OPW appoints Keith Williams Architects
to work on the new
Wexford Opera House. (PDF File 1.84 MB)
Project Cost: €30 Million

Main Contractor: Cleary & Doyle Contracting Ltd.
Structural Steel: AMSE Ltd (Andrew Mannion Structural Engineers.)
Theatre Consultants: Carr & Angier
Mechanical Building Svcs: BMD & Co Ltd.
(Member of the BOWEN Group)
Building Engineering & Acoustics: ARUP
Stage Engineering Contractors: Centre Stage Engineering Ltd.



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