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Meet Our Structural Engineering Team

W ith over 80 years of engineering experience, Structural Engineering is our original and core consulting discipline at Woolacotts. Our team of experienced Structural Engineers have a wealth of experience, and use their skills to deliver high quality structural engineering design to a range of clients across various sectors. Our Structural Engineering team have delivered…

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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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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…

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…

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Grafton Correctional Centre

The new 1700 bed Grafton Correctional Centre is being delivered as a PPP (Public – Private – Partnership) by The Northern Pathways consortium on behalf of the NSW Government. Woolacotts is supporting John Holland as the structural and civil engineering design partner for the new facility. Woolacotts has one of the most comprehensive and successful histories of…

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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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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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Cessnock Correctional Centre project wins award

Congratulations to NSW Public Works for winning at the Australian Institute of Project Management achievement awards. The project management achievement awards recognise and celebrate excellence in project and program management. NSW Public Works was awarded the NSW construction/engineering project (under $100 million) of the year for the Cessnock Correctional Centre redevelopment project. About the project The project…

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Loddon Prison awarded to Woolacotts Consulting Engineers

  Woolacotts Consulting Engineers has been awarded  another Victorian prison project. Loddon Prison is a medium security facility near Castlemaine. It accommodates 280 prisoners serving short, medium and long-term sentences for a range of offences, as well  as prisoners with disabilities or other complex needs. The prison replaced Castlemaine Gaol, which serviced the goldfields and surrounding towns since…

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Assure Partners selected for Eastern Goldfields Prison PPP

The WA state government has announced Assure Partners consortium as the preferred respondent for the new Eastern Goldfields Regional Prison project in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Western Australia. Woolacotts Consulting Engineers acted as principal engineering consultants, advising the state government in its selection of the consortium for this $232 million public private partnership (PPP) project. Assure Partners, consisting of Capella Capital,…