As planning regulations become more involved the need to understand and manage the planning process in order to minimise costs and maximise time is crucial. Our success in dealing with applications for planning permission, retention and planning appeals is based on knowledge of the planning process, liaising with planning officials and detailed and coherent submissions.


Interior Design

Our portfolio includes commercial, residential and public interiors. Our team is skilled in the integration of services structures and interior finishes. The importance of understanding the particular needs and aspirations of our clients for their personal space is paramount to delivering exceptional solutions.



Gilligan Architects are a Grade 3 Conservation Practice.

We researched the history of the site and after careful examination assess the potential for repair, upgrading or transformation. Proposal are grounded in a thorough knowledge of building relevant to the project. Our skills are developed thorough constant research and professional development through CPD courses.


Health & Safety

As designers we are responsible for applying the general principles of prevention contained in Schedule 1 to the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. With regard to the prevention of accidents.

Current regulation place responsibilities on clients. As PSDP we will advise and manage clients role in this respect. We are accredited by the RIAI to act as Project Supervisor Design Process.


3D Presentation

We use 3D images at the earliest stages in the design process to improve communication and understanding between members of design team, clients and relevant authorities.


Project Management

Our skills in management of the design team, budgets, negotiations, problem solving, building contract and communications contribute to bringing the project from brief to successful completion.


Building Regulations - Fire - Accessability

It is our objective to integrate fire safety design at the earliest stages in a project. We analyse and prepare fire safety certificates applications in-house to ensure that fire design is fully understood and integrated from the outset.


Sources For Information

Technical - -

ConservationIrish Georgian Society - Dublin Civic Trust

Professional Bodies - RIAI