17 Gościnna Street – Comprehensive renovation of a historic school building in Gdańsk’s Orunia district

A comprehensive renovation of a historic former school building, erected in 1900 and entered in the Communal Register of Historical Monuments, is underway at 17 Gościnna Street in Gdańsk’s Orunia district. The investment is being carried out by Gdañskie Nieruchomości, which is restoring the building to its original splendour, at the same time adapting it to contemporary utility standards.

The scope of the construction works includes vertical and horizontal insulation of foundation walls, restoration of the original entrance and division of the building, repairs to the façade, replacement of roofing and metal sheeting, as well as window and door woodwork. There will be reconstruction of the entrance vestibule interior doors, installation of a lift shaft with accessibility for people with disabilities and renovation of the staircase. Floors, walls and ceilings will be finished, as well as a new entrance gate installed and a paved surface laid.

Gościnna 17

The upgrade also includes advanced sanitary, electrical and teletechnical works. A local retention area for rainwater and snowmelt will be constructed and a new rainwater drainage system installed. A room will be prepared for the heating substation, and new installations for cold and hot water, sanitary sewage and internal hydrants will be installed. The building will gain a new central heating installation, mechanical and gravity ventilation, as well as local air conditioning.

17 Hospitality Street before and during the works

Fixtures and sanitary appliances, a new electrical installation, a power line to the building and a photovoltaic installation will be installed. Fire alarm, intrusion and access control systems as well as structured cabling and a Building Management System (BMS) will also be included in the list of works carried out.

Gościnna 17

The refurbishment began in October 2023 and is scheduled for completion in August 2024. The total cost of the investment is more than PLN 10 million. Once the work is completed, the building will serve as the headquarters of Gdańsk Real Estate and the Municipal Centre for Family Assistance in Gdańsk, serving the local community as an important administrative and support centre.

Source: GdańskieNieruchomości

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