A8 Larne to Belfast Dual Carriageway, Co. Antrim

A8 Larne to Belfast Dual Carriageway

Co. Antrim


Client:  Lagan/Ferrovial/Costain

Value:  Circa £2.5M

Contact:  Mervyn Latten (Project Manager) – 077 4815 8946


Works Undertaken – McMackin Contracts completed various elements of work on the A8 Larne to Belfast Dual Carriageway scheme. Initial works involved considerable material excavation and disposal, both on- and off-site. This was carried out with McMackin Contracts’ modern fleet […]

Greenmount Agriculture College, Co. Antrim

CAFRE Greenmount Campus

Greenmount, Co. Antrim


Client:  CAFRE

Value:  £650k

Contact:  Stephen Caldwell – 075 2521 2888

Contract Period:  March 2017 – October 2017


McMackin Contracts were the main contractor on this project, which included the construction of: an external courtyard; a fuel tank with pumps; and two machinery stores with workshops, chemical stores, vehicle wash bays, and a mezzanine floor for storage. The […]

A31 Magherafelt Bypass, Magherafelt, Co. Derry

A31 Magherafelt Bypass

Magherafelt, Co. Derry


Client: BAM McCann

Value: £1.4m

Contact: Niall McCrossan – 028 7964 2558

Contract Period: August 2015 – September 2016


McMackin Contracts completed the installation of all precast concrete culverts, underpasses, and associated works, including: stream diversions; excavation; in situ concrete base; craneage; placement; sealing of precast box sections; and backfilling to specification. Works also included […]

Clandeboye Pumping Station, Bangor, Co. Down

Clandeboye Pumping Station

Bangor, Co. Down


Client:  BSG Civil Engineering

Value:  £98k

Contact:  Ciaran O’Gready – 028 7964 3610

Contract Period:  June – September 2016


Works included the following:

Repair/placement of DN750 Class H pipe at 4.5m deep excavation;
Installation of DN300 uPVC CSO;
Installation of twin DN1050 Class H tank sewer;
Hydrobrake installation;
School pitch reinstatement;
Concrete works;
Kerbing and asphalting new driveway.


Gort-Tuam Motorway, Co. Galway

Gort-Tuam Motorway

Co. Galway


Client:  Lagan Construction

Value:  €1.6m

Contact:  Ciaran McElduff

Contract Period:  May 2015 – September 2017


McMackin Contracts completed the following works on a 22 kilometre section of the Gort-Tuam Motorway:

Excavation and backfilling of all box culverts;
Installation and sealing of all precast concrete box culverts;
Installation of all road network drainage;
Excavation and soiling of ponds;
Installation of reinforced in situ […]

Rathsherry, Broughshane, Co. Antrim


Broughshane, Co. Antrim


Client:  Adman Ltd

Value:  £145,000.00

Contact:  Sean Hagan – 077 7699 2387

Contract Period:  January – February 2017


The excavation associated with the 33kV NIE Grid connection, 11 kV connection and OHL diversion and wind farm cable ducting 9.5kms of trench, lay ducting, lay bed and surround, lay earth cable, backfill and reinstate, through some challenging ground conditions, peat, rock and […]

Portafill, Granville, Co. Tyrone

Portafill, Granville, Co. Tyrone

Client:  Russell Bros

Value:  £125k

Contact:  Mr Ian Sargent – 077 3424 8571

The overall scheme was the construction of a new factory for Portafill Engineering. The works undertaken by McMackin Contracts included the bulk onsite earthworks 22,000m3, placing stone 250mm deep across the entire site, excavation foundations placing bolt boxes and pouring foundations. The works […]

250kW AD Plant, Eglinton, Co. Derry

250kW Anaerobic Digestion Plant

Eglinton, Co. Derry


Client:  Evergreen Biogas Ltd

Value:  £640k

Contact:  Conor O’Driscoll – 074 0736 8010

Contract Period:  October 2016 – April 2017


McMackin Contracts were contracted to complete all concrete, siteworks and drainage on a new 250kW AD Plant in Eglinton, Co. Derry. The project comprised of a  300m2 portal frame workshop and adjoining two storey office […]

Sewage Works, Hillsborough, Co. Down

Sewage Works

Hillsborough, Co. Down


Client:  Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Value:  £60k

Contact:  Joseph Young – 075 8267 6133

Contract Period:  May – July 2017


This project involved the removal and decommissioning of a domestic septic tank; soak away and combined drainage system to two properties; installation of a new storm and foul water drainage system through the site where rock was present […]

Northway Mushrooms, Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone

Northway Mushrooms

Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone


Client:  McAleer & Teague

Value:  £1.2 million

Contact:  Damian Kelly – 028 8289 8535

Contract Period:  April 2017 – August 2018


Northway Mushroom Plant is a new compost facility in Ballygawley, Co. Tyrone. McAleer & Teague are the main contractor on the project and McMackin Contracts were subcontracted to complete all siteworks which included bulk earthworks, […]

Strabane Scouts Centre, Co. Tyrone

Scouts Centre

Strabane, Co. Tyrone


Client:  EANI

Value:  £0.55 million

Contact:  Chris Spratt – 028 8225 5301 // chris.spratt@eani.org.uk

Contract Period:  April 2018 – October 2018


Description of works:

Minor improvements to external fabric;
Internal alterations and refurbishment of areas on the ground and first floors;
Extensive upgrade of mechanical and electrical service installations;
Audiovisual installations;
Replacement of existing passenger lift.

Additional controls to be implemented throughout the […]

Translink Laneway, Templepatrick, Co. Antrim

Translink Laneway

Templepatrick, Co. Antrim


Client:  McLaughlin Harvey

Value:  £75k

Contact:  Martin McKeown – 028 9021 0341

Contract Period:  September 2017 – November 2017


The works comprised of the construction of a 3.6 metre wide stone laneway within a 5 metre fenced boundary with associated access splay and boundary fence and hedge row. The construction of the laneway allows Translink to […]