Waterfront Plaza, Belfast

Dowds Group were awarded the total Facilities Maintenance package for The Waterfront Plaza Building in Belfast.

Waterfront Plaza is a seven story office building with two levels of basement car parking where we provide Planned Preventative Maintenance and Reactive Response Works for high specification offices, housing multi-national clients.

Victoria Square, Belfast

Victoria Square is seen as a premier shopping destination in Northern Ireland, home to over 60 shops, 17 restaurants, Odeon cinema and a roof top viewing platform, providing panoramic views of Belfast skyline. 

Since August 2018, Dowds Group have employed a dedicated on-site delivery team, delivering all compliance works, maintenance and repairs. Alongside these services, Dowds Group have undertaken specialist projects within the complex. 

With the support of the main company, we have secured and delivered several projects, exceeding our client’s expectations as a multi-disciplinary construction company.

Anytime Fitness – Lincoln Building

The first ‘Anytime Fitness’ gym opened at the end of February 2019 in central Belfast, a 6,500sqft space in Great Victoria Street’s Lincoln Building.

Dowds Integrated Services Division were responsible for the full Mechanical design and installation to include all ventilation, ductwork, air conditioning and plumbing systems.

   

Dunnes Stores, Forestside

Working alongside main contractor Graham Interior Fit-Out, Dowds Group Integrated Services team completed M&E works on Dunnes Stores, Forestside.  The works comprised the phased enabling, alterations and refurbishment works to the existing ground, first floor and mezzanine level of the department store, to bring it in line with Dunnes’ flagship store specifications.  This involved the complete refurbishment of the front of house shop floor areas and alterations and extensions to the existing back of house areas.

The store had to remain operational throughout the works and necessitated the enabling and phasing of works to avoid affecting the day-to-to operations of the busy store.

   

Citi Bank

The sub-contract includes of the supply, delivery, installation, testing & commissioning of the complete mechanical services installation associated with fit-out of Citi Bank’s offices based in the Gateway Offices at Titanic Quarter, Belfast.

We were responsible for the supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning all items necessary for the completion of the works, including the plumbing services, soils and wastes systems, sanitary installation, fresh, return and extract air, VRV/VRF comfort heating and close control air conditioning. In addition, we installed the gas fire suppression system and the automatic controls installation

   

Bedford House

Dowds Group have completed extensive works within Bedford House. Works are currently on-going but to date we have completed the refurbishment of the new entrance and reception, mezzanine areas and the refurbs of Levels 2 (Marsh Mercer), 3 (ARUP), 6 Ernst Young) and 8 (Causeway Assent Management).

Level 8 was recently handed over at the end of March with work started on levels 1,4 and 9 which are due to finish at the end of September. Levels 1,4 & 9 have an M&E value of £1M and a combined area of 2250m

Most recently we have completed the installation of a new Building Fire Alarm System, a new LED lighting scheme for the car-park,  Ventnor’s Café, The New Conference Suite and the New Skytrain Gym with its impressive views over Belfast on Level 9. 

These levels are high-end fit outs for office spaces, meeting rooms and conference rooms. On level 4, the client server room is relocated from level 5 to facilitate strip out of upcoming fit-out projects.

   

Facilities Management

Operating as its own division since 2013, our Facilities Maintenance and Planned Preventative Maintenance services provide clients, both new and existing, with tailored solutions to enhance continued business viability.

We understand that clients need a solution and resource to ensure the smooth operation of their buildings. We spend time getting to know the building &clients aims. With this knowledge in place together with planned maintenance we provide a simple way of keeping buildings safe and running as efficiently as possible.

  • We ensure that that our FM managers are fully qualified construction and FM professionals.
  • We take a partnering approach with all our customers – getting to know them, understanding their challenges,objectives and ambitions.
  • We can always rely on the back-up of our main M&E end for BIM Modelling, Design Management &In-house M, E & Build capabilities.
  • It is our aim to do the job right and also to build and maintain strong long- term relationships forged on trust, reliability and honesty.