Profile: our civil engineering team

Civil engineering is one of the foundation engineering disciplines at Woolacotts and is based on more than 80 years of experience. Our Civil team undertakes a variety of Community Infrastructure projects, including public domain upgrades, roadworks, cycleways, parks etc plus civil engineering associated with building projects, including flood assessments, stormwater drainage, bulk earthworks, roads, car…

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New era for learning spaces

NSW is facing increasing demand for educational facilities to match the growing population.  To cater for this demand, existing schools are being remodelled and new schools being built in developing areas. As part of this major expansion project, Woolacotts has provided engineering design for the following schools: Randwick Public School expansion Rainbow Public School expansion…

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Pop!

    It was a race around the clock to get the project ready for the new school year but we did it.  Woolacotts provided civil and structural and engineering design services for a new popup school in Glebe, on the fringe of Sydney’s CBD. The most challenging element of this project was the density…

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In the news…

Project update. The new Surry Hills Children’s Court held its first hearing today, 15 January 2018. Surry Hills Children’s Court is a 4-court complex, with state of the art Audio-Visual Link (AVL) facilities, 2 conciliation rooms, witness protection rooms as well as space for support services and agencies that support the Children’s Court. Seven news…

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Still cycling

The provision of new cycleways is important in promoting sustainable travel methods and maximising the safety of cyclists and local communities have been trusting Woolacotts to design this infrastructure for years. I was looking over our records and astounded in the growth of civil and traffic engineering appointments we’ve had in recent years, said Clare Woods,…

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Wild about the zoo

  The Woolacotts engineering consultancy team has again been trusted by Taronga Zoo to redevelop the existing Elephant enclosure.  The enclosure is temporarily housing giraffes until their new enclosure is completed. Taronga Zoo is located on the beautiful foreshore of Sydney Harbour and has significant space constraints.  Designing specialist spaces for more than one use is now…

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Grafton Correctional Facility – Update

The Northern Parthways Consortium has released renderings and a fly-through of what our engineers have been working on at Grafton Correctional Centre. Link here to check it out, caution when downloading its a large file (for a large project!) Site establishment work is already underway.  Have a look at the project backstory for more details of our…

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Extending our award winning partnership

Woolacotts has been appointed as Structural Engineers for the exciting next stage of the award-winning Northern Beaches Christian School redevelopment. The next stage involves the replacement of the existing Science and Technology Building with a new three storey Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) building as a natural extension to the award-winning Project Barcelona. Our…

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It opened with a roar!

The Centenary Theatre at Taronga Zoo has opened its doors and showcased the first film Wild Squad Adventures. Our engineers all scrambled to be involved with the structural, civil and hydraulic engineering design of a new theatre designed to inspire wildlife conservation.  The complex curved structure and constraints of the site challenged our engineers and…