The outside of the children's court in Sydney in the olden days.

Another heritage restoration project engineered by Woolacotts is due to open in late 2017

Woolacotts is providing structural and civil engineering to specialist justice and emergency architects Permual Pedavoli. One of the key challenges is the preservation of the heritage elements and the façade facing Albion Street. Being a tight inner city site, also meant significant underpinning of an adjacent church. The $38 million specialist Children’s Court is a…

Banksia Serrata Candles native to Sydney

100 years in the making…

Construction has just completed on a new coastal walking track engineered by Woolacotts. Malabar Headland, in the heart of the Sydney metropolitan area, has a long history of contested control and administration meaning the area was off-limits to the general public. On 19 January 2016, a key portion of land was transferred to the people…

Courtesy of Perumal Pedavoli

Port Macquarie’s heath hub planned for more growth

Woolacotts is again supporting economic growth in regional Australia, this time it’s the structural, civil and hydraulic design for a new 105 bed vertical village aged care facility in Port Macquarie NSW. “We love projects in regional parts of Australia”, said Kevin Christessen, Principal Engineers of Woolacotts. “I recall the work we did for Port Base Hospital…

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Happy centenary Taronga

Together with TKD Architects and Kane Constructions, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has been helping Taronga Zoo celebrate its Centenary year of operation.   An inspiring new multi-sensory theatre marking the centenary of the zoo is in the final stages of construction. Our engineers all scrambled to be involved with the structural and civil engineering design of a new…

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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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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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…

Woolacotts' entry into the Freefall Experience, Kinetic Canopy Lookout

Freefall Experience: Woolacotts awarded highly commended

  Woolacotts has been awarded highly commended at the ‘Freefall Experience Design Ideas Competition’. Run by Engineers Australia, the competition was launched in 2013 during Canberra’s centenary celebrations. It invited Australian engineers and other creative professionals to design a showcase installation in the Freefall forest at the National Arboretum to be enjoyed by visitors for decades to…