Anthony Chen, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers

Still calling Brisbane home…

Senior Structural Engineer Anthony Chen has arrived back home in Brisbane after delivering regional and remote projects throughout Western Australia. “I loved that my time in Western Australia was more than mining related” say Anthony Chen. “The Fiona Stanley Hospital and Karratha Airport are great examples of the community infrastructure projects that happened from the…

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Our award winning partners…

Our sincere congratulations to our friends at WMK Architecture. When Scott Clemmett started collaborating with WMK Architecture as the structural engineer for the award winning Northern Beaches Christian School he knew there was something different about the project and the delivery team. “The canopy structure over the whole learning area is both striking and an…

Engineered options for gas, water, sewerage and fire hydrants systems

John Morony Correctional Complex is an Australian maximum and minimum security prison complex for males and females. The complex comprises three separate correctional facilities: John Morony Correctional Centre (a medium security correctional centre for men); Outer Metropolitan Multi Purpose Correctional Centre (a minimum security correctional centre for men); and Dillwynia Correctional Centre (a medium security…

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Iconic heritage restoration

The Griffiths Teas building in Sydney’s Surry Hills is a living icon.  Completed in 1915 the grand old warehouse stood empty for the last 27 years.   This high profile heritage restoration and reuse project will be 31 apartments and 7 penthouses.  The highly sought after properties are already sold out and Griffith’s Teas will…

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Best of the best: Casba

UDIA award for the best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT Congratulations to Cornerstone and the project team of Casba who were awarded the “best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT in 2015” by the UDIA. Woolacotts provided structural, civil and hydraulic engineering services, and completed a flood study – a prerequisite for approval. UDIA President, Martin Wells said…

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Prisons passing capacity

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has seen a sharp spike in enquiries to provide engineering design services from builders, architects, private prison operators, and state governments for prison projects. Business Development Director Jeremy Bierer believes that our growing population, truth in sentencing laws and stalled capital investment to build new beds has resulted in “a pent up…

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Campbell Street cycleway opens

Work is complete on the Campbell Street cycleway. This cycleway offers riders a separated eastbound lane up Campbell Street in Surry Hills, Sydney. It provides a quieter alternative to Oxford Street and connects the Bourke Street cycleway at Taylor Square with Central. Oxford Street is one of the most popular cycling routes in and out…

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Kevin Murphy

Thank you from all at Woolacotts Consulting Engineers for your lasting legacy of insightful engineering. Current Woolacotts Operations Director Stephen Branch and Principal Engineers Kevin Christesen and Clare Woods all benefitted from your mentoring and friendship. To Kevin’s Family, Our deepest condolences on your loss. From Past and Present Woolacotts Employees

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Glebe foreshore opens

The Glebe foreshore walk project has opened to the public. The final stage of the Glebe foreshore walk has been completed, delivering an uninterrupted 2.2 kilometre stretch of waterfront pathway from Bicentennial Park in the west to Bridge Road in the east. The new link allows walkers and cyclists to pass behind the Sydney Secondary…

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Ride2Work day

  Wednesday 15 October 2014 is Ride2Work day. Will you be cycling to work? Ride2Work encourages Australians to start riding to work and promotes commuting by bike as a regular habit. It is the largest celebration of commuter riding in Australia. Held annually in October, this year’s day is Wednesday, 15 October 2014. With more…