South Infirmary Hospital Cork


The design concept was to provide a metal clad box housing the Operating Theatres on steel columns as a contemporary intervention contrasting with the eighteenth century architecture of the existing hospital complex.

The project was procured under a design and build contract with O’Connell Mahon Architects working to Sisks Construction team. The exemplar design for the project was produced by Butler Moffat Architects; who also attained planning permission for the scheme.

  • Client: South Infirmary Hospital/John Sisk and Son Ltd
  • Stage: Complete November 2011
  • Cost: €3.1 mIllion
  • Nature: Operating Theatres
  • Description: This project involved the extension of the existing theatre department including 3 no. new theatres and ancillary support spaces on a restricted site of a live hospital. The project also included staff accommodation as well as shell areas for future cssd.