nsw-parliament

Enhancing a magnificent piece of Sydney’s heritage

NSW Parliament House has been the seat of the state’s legislature since 1829 and is of exceptional social and historical significance to the people of New South Wales. Together with the Mint building, NSW Parliament House is one of the oldest public buildings in Australia. Woolacotts Consulting Engineers was engaged as structural consulting engineers for the…

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Peace and quiet for Sydney’s dugongs

A Woolacotts engineering solution will give Sydney’s precious dugongs some important peace and quiet. Dugongs are large herbivorous marine mammals that can reach lengths of more than three metres and weigh up to 420 kilograms and have a lifespan of more than 70 years. The mammals have long been hunted for meal and oil. This, in addition…

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Season’s greetings from the team

As the end of the year approaches, we would like to thank our clients and partners for their support throughout 2013. It has been an exciting year for Woolacotts Consulting Engineers. This year, we celebrated 80 years of responsive client service and exceptional engineering solutions. We have continued to grow, winning more projects around the…

gosford

Winning design for performing arts centre and conservatorium

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers provided the engineering design for the winning submission for the new Gosford Regional Performing Arts Centre and Conservatorium. The building, designed by architects Perumal Pedavoli, was part of a design competition run by the Central Coast Regional Development Corporation. The design was chosen  by an independent panel for its innovation, energy efficiency, design and…

engineering

Ian Stalker promoted to Principal Engineer

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has announced the promotion of Ian Stalker to the role of principal engineer.  Ian has exceptional design knowledge gained over his decades of hydraulic experience. “I am very pleased to announce Ian’s well-deserved  promotion,” said Operations Director, Stephen Branch. Before becoming an engineer, Ian gained hands-on experience as a plumber and gas fitter. As a result, he…

community

Pitching in to support our communities

As part of its community investment program, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers supports a number of organisations with donations, volunteering and fundraising. One of these organisations is a family refuge centre in Western Sydney. Run by St Vincent De Paul, it assists families who have found themselves without a home due to the biggest cause of homelessness for women…

North Beach Bathers Pavilion, North Wollongong

North Beach Pavilion shines at awards

North Beach Bathers Pavilion, has won the regeneration and new development award at the National Trust of Australia (NSW) heritage awards. The award was presented at a ceremony at Doltone House in Jones Bay, Sydney. It recognises the conservation of built heritage through design, capital works and repair. “This is a wonderful and well deserved achievement for…

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Going strong in education

With a history of hundreds of school, college, and university projects completed, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers continues to power ahead in the education sector in Australia. Woolacotts has been engaged to provide the civil, structural, and hydraulic engineering design for several vocational college upgrades. Cooma TAFE will receive a new carpentry workshop, customer  service and student support facilities, while…

Montagne Centre, Marist College

Engineering a bespoke school hall

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers is helping SARM Architects to deliver a bold solution for a new centre at Marist College. The Montagne Centre will contain a multipurpose hall, including a  including a stage, rooftop playing field, associated amenities, and a three storey teaching facility. The creative design meets the client’s requirements in a limited space, and Woolacotts…

wce-office

Woolacotts is on the move

From Monday 18 March, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers Sydney office will be located in the Solitaire building in Chatswood. Following a period of growth, including several new key hires, the company has outgrown its space in Artarmon. Woolacotts Consulting Engineers will share two levels of the Solitaire building, together with its parent company,  infrastructure delivery and management firm Daly International.…