McDonalds Drive Thru – Airside, Swords


The Daly Group, Estuary House, Malahide, Co. Dublin

Design Team

Architect: Ashlin Coleman Heelan Architects
QS: Daughton & Associates


The Plaza,
Co. Dublin

About This Project

Work inclued the construction of a new Fast Food Outlet in Airside Industrial Estate, Swords, Co. Dublin. The project consisted of the construction of a fast food outlet with a drive-thru facility surrounding it on an existing car park to a large retail centre. The project scope extends to the ‘shell & core’ of the proposed drive thru.

The works included the connection of foul and surface water to the existing network adjacent to the site. A water main and electricity extensions were installed. Also included was the diversion of services including dainage and electricity ducts the current car park lighting layout.

The building structure consisted of a steel portal frame with strip foundations. To the front of the building there is full height glazing and a glazed feature canopy was constructioned over a section of the roof. The steel frame was clad with a mixture of block work, granite panels, glazing and twin wall sandwich panels.

AHUs, extrators and a water tank were installed on the roof. A fall arrest system was inclued also.