Hydraulic engineering

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…

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Woolacotts roll out more bike paths for Sydney

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has been awarded yet another cycleway project in Sydney – Castlereagh Street. The new Castlereagh Street cycleway will run from Liverpool Street to King Street in the heart of the CBD. The cycleway is a bi-directional pathway, separated from the main road. “We’re completing the civil engineering design, including modifications to kerbs…

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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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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…

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…