Sorensen are delighted to announce they that have signed the contract with Cork City Council for the construction of Marina Park Phase 1 and have commenced work on site.
The works will comprise of the construction of a new city centre Parklands, comprising of hard and soft landscaped items along with associated site clearance, adjustment of existing site levels to form new water storage basins, surface water runoff drainage, diversion of an existing watercourse complete with associated weirs, new pathways both trafficked and non-trafficked comprising of sand blasted concrete, resin bonded paving, natural stone paving and brushed concrete and a timber gantry walkway. It will also include provision and installation of park furniture, site lighting, surface water pumping station and rising main, water feature and all associated mechanical and electrical services.
In addition, the Marina Park will include an open framed steel structure, partially roofed and wall cladded that will house individual pod like structures including toilet facilities and a coffee shop. The project will also comprise of 2 number bridge structures spanning over the diverted watercourse, one of which is to be trafficked. A new 250 space car park with associated road and shared cycling / pedestrian path is to be provided along the existing marina, adjoining the Shandon Boat Club. The works are to include all associated site works, including but not limited to the provision and installation of surface water drainage, public lighting and electrical charge points.