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Quinn Coaches

SUMMARY

Name: Quinn Coaches
Location: Poyntzpass, Co Armagh
County: Armagh
Total Cost: £ 107,043.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : SOAR
Duration: 12 months
Telephone: 07734106270

PROJECT SUMMARY

The creation of onsite facilities for washing coaches which involves the concreting of a yard for parking & washing buses, providing a clean and hard surface for washing, and to purchase a specialist item of coach washing equipment.

BACKGROUND

The Quinn family have been long-term farmers, and in order to support the family farm income they have established their coach business. The family are still farming on a part time basis.  The project promoter is Conleth Quinn.

ACTIVITIES

  • Demolition of existing stone building & disposal of debris
  • Reduced level excavations & disposal of excavated material
  • Foundation trench excavation & disposal of excavated material
  • Concrete in foundations 
  • Hardcore Fill & Stone to Make up levels
  • Concrete to slab / new surface
  • Mesh reinforcement
  • Reinforcement to walls & foundations
  • Sub structure block work
  • Formwork to vertical walls
  • External walls / block work
  • Electrical installations / flood lighting
  • Drainage
  • Siteworks - create parking area, 200mm concrete slab on 400mm hardcore, on compacted sub base, with associated excavation & disposal.
  • Fencing / Boundary reinstatement
  • Coach Wash

BENEFITS

  • To provide adequate onsite coach parking and wash facilities for core business activities, to improve performance and quality of service.
  • To achieve a net profit of over £79,000 by 31st May 2013 (end of year 1)

The benefit of using this service is that drivers can achieve a substantially cleaner vehicle than that achieved by hand, and the service is completed at a much quicker rate than by hand washing