The site works have progressed with the completion of the 4th floor slab and rising elements to the underside of the 4th floor. The reinforced concrete structure is set to be completed by the end of July.
Beckett Locke is an 8-storey apart hotel located beside the 3 Arena in the Docklands. The €35M development location at the Luas terminus consists of 241 apart hotel rooms from 1st to 7th floors. Rooms will vary from studio to one and two bed units with associated kitchens. Ground floor will comprise of reception, bar, restaurant, gym and retail areas. The upper floor rooms are situated around a central lightwell that provides light to the both the rooms and the ground floor lobby which will have a 20m x 12m feature roof light overhead at first floor.
The structural form is that of an in-situ reinforced concrete flat slab structure supported by columns and RC walls from ground floor to roof. The building is founded on reinforced concrete ground beams and pile caps spanning between reinforced concrete continuous flight auger piles to specialist design. There is no basement, but attenuation tanks and rainwater harvesting tanks will be constructed below ground floor level. The facade is a mix of SFS faced with a brick outer leaf and full height glazing/spandrel panel elements. An external thermally broken balcony will be constructed in the North East corner from 1st to 6th floor.