59-61 Irish Town

Metropolitan Properties Ltd.
Architecture Contract Administrator
Current Stage:
Completed December 2014

Situated at 59/61 Irish Town Gibraltar, this property existed as a residential building made up of 3 storeys with a retail/commercial area at ground floor. The building dates as far back as late 1800’s early 1900’s.

The building has two street fronts facing Tuckey’s Lane and Irish Town Road.

The project consisted of an extensive refurbishment programme of worksto the property to convertits present use into offices. This meant adding anextra floor for office spaceand planning consent was required and obtained for the change of use from residential to offices and for the increased floor space from 360sqm to 560sqm.

The whole building was completely stripped out from the inside. A new internal staircase and passenger lift was installed serving all floors. WC’s and kitchenette facilities were also fitted to service each office floor.

Works started on site in September 2013and completed in December2014, well within the18 monthdeadline that was contracted.