Kingston Building was engaged to complete the demolition of the existing and construction of a new 5,000m2 GFA Police Station with alterations and additions to the adjacent courthouse.
The works were over a site area of approximately 4,000m2 required the installation of a waterproof secant piled basement retention system and subsequent removal of 25,000m3 of excavation material.
Existing Police property was relocated and subsequently brought back from several suburban stations including Charlestown, Toronto and Swansea.
The facility comprised:
- Ground floor reception, charge area, holding cells and general duties
- Administration and amenities including fully equipped gymnasium and training facilities over levels 2 and 3
- New courthouse facilities and holding rooms
- The 4 level concrete framed structure incorporated a watertight raft slab and 3 levels of post tensioned slabs, concrete columns, walls, 2 fire stairs and a passenger lift.
- The façade was made up of face and rendered brickwork, metal and FC cladding and intricate sun shades across the north elevation.
- Services included security to NSW Police Force specifications, full fire sprinkler protection, passenger lift, comms/data.
- Diversion of HWC sewer, new onsite substation
- Full furniture and equipment fit out and training program.
The project was completed on time and within budget within a 64 week program.
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