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Procedure to be followed by Contractors for inclusion on the Panel of Approved Contractors to Open the Public Road in Sligo County and Borough.

  1. Sligo Local Authorities in promoting best practise, has formed a Panel of Approved Contractors who will undertake to open the Public Road or footpath having first applied and received the appropriate Licence.
  2. Only approved Contractors will be entitled to open the public roads. Submissions are invited from Contractors who feel that they have the required experience and expertise.
  3. The initial panel will be valid for a period of 3 years but Contractors can apply at any time for inclusion on the panel. Sligo County Council will hold interviews when there are a sufficient number of applications received after the panel comes into force, i.e. 1st May, 2009. This interview will establish the suitability of applicants for inclusion on the panel.
  4. Contractors may be removed from the panel at the discretion of Sligo County Council/Sligo Borough Council.
  5. Contractors accepted will be required to excavate to specified requirements and backfill to roads works specification. Temporary re-instatement surface and permanent re-instatement surface will be in accordance with Sligo County Council/Sligo Borough Council requirements. Approved Contractors will be required to carry out the works from commencement to completion.

Those contractors accepted for inclusion on this panel will be required to provide the following criteria:

  1. All risks, Employers Liability Insurance of €12.7m and Public Liability Insurance of €6.4m
  2. C2 Construction Tax Certification.
  3. Signed copy of current Safety Statement.
  4. Sample Method Statement for similar works.
  5. Training Records of Staff appointed to carry out works. – (see application form attached).
  6. Accident/incident statistics (3 years history).
  7. Sample of Traffic Management Plan for similar works.

 Approved Contractors will be required to comply with the following:

  1. Compliance with Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 and associated Regulations.
  2. Compliance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, 2006.
  3. Guidelines for the Opening, Backfilling and Reinstatement of Trenches in Public Roads (as amended in September, 2005).

All supporting documentation listed above should be in the name of the Company or Trading Entity.

Application Form, Particulars and any further information are available by contacting the Infrastructural Services Section, Sligo County Council, Governor’s House, St. Anne’s Place, Sligo 071 9111465 or 071 9111456.

Applications should be submitted to Mr. Tom Kilfeather, Director of Services, Infrastructural Services Section, Sligo County Council, County Hall, Riverside, Sligo.

Approved Contractors

Sligo Local Authorities in promoting best practise, has formed a Panel of Approved Contractors who will undertake to open the Public Road or footpath having first applied and received the appropriate Licence.

Only approved contractors are entitled to open the public roads.  All applications must be made via any of the Approved Contractors listed below.  

The Approved Contractors are as follows

  1. Mullane Plant Hire, Cuilbeg, Carraroe, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 086 8526440.
  2. Alan McCarrick Plant Hire, Kilmacowen, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 071 9171883 and 087 2471035
  3. Norris Plant Hire Ltd., Corhownagh, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 071 9167915
  4. Kilcawley Construction, Sansheen House, Wolfe Tone Street, Sligo   Telephone Number: 071 9162206
  5. Gerald Love Contracts, Drumboory, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh   Telephone Number: 04866320474
  6. Eircom Limited, Heather Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18   Telephone Number: 01 2954138
  7. KN Network Services, 3-4 Crag Avenue Business Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22   Telephone Number: 014575000
  8. Ivan Hamilton, Cleen, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim   Telephone Number: 071 9164509: 087 2360814
  9. Tom Currid Construction Ltd, Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co Sligo   Telephone Number:  071 9183079:  087 2562039
  10. Mr. Fergus Keaney, XGate Cable Limited, Corran Abbey, Ballinacarrow, Ballymote Co. Sligo   Telephone No. 086 2585805 
  11. John G. Kilcoyne Plant Hire, Curracunane, Curry, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 094 9254595 087 2766968
  12. North Mayo Construction & Hire Co. Ltd., Breaffy, Ballina, Co. Mayo   Telephone Number: 096 21568 086 8210099
  13. Donlon Plant Hire Ltd., Old Cartron Hill, Sligo   Telephone Number: 071 9145784 087 6137658
  14. -Net, Hamilton House, National Technological Park, Plassey, Limerick   Telephone Number: 061 274000 061 274010
  15. Joe Reilly Plant Hire, Unit 8, Castlebar Retail & Business Park, Breaffy Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo   Telephone Number: 0949250970 087/3897655
  16. Hallquar Construction, Ballinteane, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 096 36214 087 6956143
  17. Wills Bros Ltd., Ballylahan Bridge, Foxford, Co. Mayo   Telephone Number: 094 9256221 086 6088016
  18. Integrated Communications Ltd., ICL House, O’Brien Road, Carlow   Telephone Number: 043 3346317 Fax: 043 3346636
  19. P.J. McLoughlin & Sons Ltd., Dublin Road, Longford   Telephone Number: 059 9723340 Fax: 059 9169411
  20. Priority Construction Limited, 162 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3   Telephone Number: 01 8331825, 087 6385654
  21. BAM Building Ltd., Kill, Co. Kildare   Telephone Number: 045 886400 086 3863289
  22. Curran Contracts Ltd., 30 Blackwatertown Road, Armagh, BT61 8EZ   Telephone Number: 048 37524861 078 60254666 or 077 39892343
  23. Harrington Concrete & Quarries, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo   Telephone Number: 094 9367072 or 087 4179756
  24. Brendan Sammon Builders (Aughnasheelin) Limited, Derrinkehir, Aughnasheelin, Co. Leitrim   Telephone Number 071 9644014 087 2071961
  25. Conwell Contracts ROI Limited, Lismalore, Brookeborough, Co. Fermanagh BT94 4EU   Telephone Number. 048 2889531296
  26. Michael O’Malley Tarmacadam Contractors Ltd., Ballynew, Castlebar, Co. Mayo   Telephone Number: 094 9022005 or 087 2376708
  27. Stephen Reynolds Plant Hire & Water Scheme Contractor, Carrick Road, Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim   Telephone Number: 071 9641155 or 086 2523009
  28. IGSL Ltd., Unit F, M7 Business Park, Naas, Co. Kildare   Telephone Number: 045 846176
  29. McGovern Plant Hire Ltd., Maple Drive, Boyle, Co. Roscommon   Telephone Number: 071 9662222 or 071 9664926
  30. Steven Duncan Plant Hire, Ardakip, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim   Telephone Number: 086 3758044
  31. Reach Active, Carmichael House, 60 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin   Telephone Number: 01 6024705 or 086 0488072
  32. Clarke Plant Hire and Groundworks, Lugdoon, Templeboy, Co. Sligo   Telephone Number: 087 2765194
  33. Sierra Support Services, Unit F, Westland House, Willow Road, Dublin 12.    Telephone Number: 01 4618834
  34. T & S Gormley Construction, Doobeg, Bunninadden, Co Sligo   Telephone Number: 087 9670166 or 071 9128518
  35. Mast Construction Ltd, Old Mountain, Desertegney, Buncrana, Co Donegal   Telephone Number: 074 9361727 or 086 6052030
  36. i.p. One Ltd, Unit 25 Danville Business Park, Kilkenny   Telephone Number:  056 7795900 or 087 9865955
  37. Vincent McMorrow Plant Hire and Construction, Carrowcrin, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim   Telephone Number 087 2779672 or 086 1068006 
  38. Croom Concrete, Off-Church Road, Croom, Co Limerick   Telephone Number: 086 1958377 or 061 397479
  39. Noel Regan & Sons (Plant Hire) Ltd., Ishlaun, Ballaghadereen, Co. Roscommon   Telephone Number: 094 9860297 or 086 3830789
  40. Oliver Ryan, O.R Plant Hire Ltd, Upperchurch, Thurles, Co Tipperary  Telephone Number: 0504 54430
  41. Integrated Utility Services Limited, C11 Gateway, Rosemount Business Park, Balycoolin, Dublin   Telephone Number: 01 8991017 or 086 8159803
  42. Priority Geotechnical Limited, Unit 12, Owenacurra Business Park, Midleton, Co Cork   Telephone Number:  021 4631600  
  43. Hydro Excavation Ireland Ltd., Damestown Way, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15   Telephone Number:  018614844 or 0872543071        

 

This panel will come into force on 1st May, 2009, is valid for a period of 3 years and will be reviewed periodically as required by Sligo Local Authorities.  For further information, please contact Infrastructural Services Section, Sligo County Council, Governor’s House, St. Anne’s Place, Sligo at 0719111456, 0719111465 or 0719111464.  

NOTE: Applications for a licence to (a) make a connection to the Council’s watermain or (b) make a connection to the Council’s sewer is a separate application and applicants should contact: 

Hazel Henry, Water Services Section, St. Anne’s Place, Sligo. – Telephone: 071 9111374, E-mail: hhenry@sligococo.ie
  

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