Corporate Social Responsibility

Recent Charitable Collaboration - The Peter McVerry Trust

Late last year Walls collaborated with the Peter McVerry trust where a project was launched on the 18th of December 2015. Ard-Mhéara BAC, Críona ni Dhálaigh, and Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection, Kevin Humphreys TD were the individuals present on the day. The development was located at Hogan Court in Dublin 2.

The project consisted of a vacant building comprising of 12 individual units. The properties were in need of complete refurbishment and upgrading to make them habitable along with some external works to the site. The units, which had been used predominantly to provide housing to older individuals, had fallen into a very poor state of repair. Vandalism and dereliction meant that many of the units required extensive renovation in order to make them habitable.

The project, which was run by our site manager Gary Elliot, saw extensive internal renovations with new windows, electrics, plumbing, dry lining and improvements made to fire safety standards and ventilation. External works focused on creating a more aesthetically appealing block of apartments and accessibility for people with disabilities to the ground floor units. Landscaping of the green areas also added to the construction improvements and helped achieve a significant improvement in the visual amenities of the community.