Waterford Arch


Location:  Waterford, Ireland 
Project:  Development, Manufacture and Supply of Architectural Information Display Arch 
Client:  Waterford City Council 
Architect:  Waterford City Council 
Main Contractor:  Peter O'Loughlin 
M & E Contractor:  Homan O'Brien 
Value:  €200,000 


In 2006 Kent Stainless won the tender to supply and install the Information Display Arch for Waterford City Council(WCC). The information Display Arch is part of the re-development of Broad Street in Waterford city centre. The information Display Arch is a technological facility which acts as an information point and a main feature for the street. The electronic arch is a highly complex electrical installation  consisting of LED screens, touch screens, illuminated maps, sound system, intruder alarm, Neon and general lighting.


Outline of the Project Requirements:

  • Steel Structure to house both electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Steel Structure to be finished in stainless steel cladding.
  • Three Taper columns to be connected to the main structure.
  • Cross members connecting the Taper Columns together.
  • Each Taper Column to have lower and upper arms so to support banners.
  • Projectors to be mounted on Columns to project image and information on to the banners.
  • Stainless Steel cabling to support the lower and upper arms and the Taper Columns.