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Waterford

18 February 2011

2006 – Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford

Architect: Diamond and Schmitt Architects The restoration of Garter Lane Theatre in Waterford, Ireland (2006) preserved the historic eighteenth century Quaker meetinghouse setting of this 200-seat auditorium. Diamond and Schmitt refurbished the dressing...

04 February 2011

2009 – Waterford Health Park, Co. Waterford

Architects: dhb architects Built between 1842 and 1863 and designed by AWN Pugin according to his ideal monastery plans in ‘True Principles’, this building was a convent until 2005. In early 2006 dhb...

13 November 2009

2000 – Bus Station, Waterford

Architect: Iarnród Éireann Architects Modern bus station sited on the Waterford quayside. With infrastructure being improved across Ireland in the early twentyfirst century, new bus and train stations have appeared. This is one...

13 November 2009

1872 – Granary / Museum Of Treasures, Waterford

Old granary building converted into a local museum. A new annex has been constructed (1998) to act as entrance-way and reception for the building, which is a substantial structure of six floors and...

13 November 2009

1922 – Hibernian Insurance (Former Bank), Waterford

In the early twentieth century, most Irish towns had several banks. Over the years, a series of mergers resulted in the group AIB being created, and duplicate branches closed. This is one such...

13 November 2009

1911 – Allied Irish Bank, Waterford

Architect: Batchelor & Hicks Fine early twentieth century bank building with a wonderful curving corner entranceway. Extended, 1922, comprising single-bay three-storey end bay to east taking away the symmetry of the design. This...

13 November 2009

1925 – Former Munster & Leinster Bank, Waterford

Architect: McDonnell & Dixon One of the finer bank branches in Waterford and now sadly no longer used as such. A series of bank mergers in the mid to late twentieth century meant...

13 November 2009

1875 – Former National Bank, Waterford

Architect: Brett & Sons Elaborate commercial premises designed in a Ruskinian Gothic as offices for the National Bank of Ireland. In good repair, the building has decorative polychromic brickwork above a granite ground...

13 November 2009

1876 – Post Office, Waterford

Architect: James Ryan or E.T. Owen Designed by the relatively unknown James Ryan, who may according to some historians have spent time in the Board of Public Works, or possibly by E.T. Owen...