Self Erecting Crane at Killeavy Castle

Mantis Cranes have supplied a Self Erecting Crane at Killeavy Castle on an interesting restoration project in on the 330-acre estate in County Armagh.

Self Erecting Crane at Killeavy CastleThe project is to restore the castle, on the slopes of Slieve Gullion, as a luxury 42-bedroom, four-star boutique hotel, Spa and Wellness centre. The plans detail the restoration, repair and minor alterations with the erection of a detached marquee to the rear of the structure.

There will also be alterations to listed farm buildings on the site. Additionally it will include the restoration of a walled garden, erection of a detached plant room and associated site works. Killeavy Castle has not been occupied for more than 10 years.

Mantis provided a 35.10 Tower Crane to assist on the lower part of the site where the Spa and Wellness Centre will be placed. The Mantis 35.10 has a 35m jib and can provide a 1,000kg maximum capacity at the end of the jib or 4,000kg maximum from the tower to 12m on the jib.

The castle was designed in 1836 by architect George Papworth of Dublin. Formally Killeavy Lodge,  the Foxall family had their home rebuilt in the style of the pre-Victorian Gosford Castle. You can read more about it on their official website by clicking here.

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