Design Solutions for NSW Gun Ranges

Due to our extensive experience working with correctional facilities, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers have recently been engaged to investigate options for the remediation and prevention of further slope failures at various correctional centre shooting range sites. Corrective Services NSW identified challenges with the stability of existing earth mounds, constructed as ‘stop butts’, due to ongoing issues…

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Grafton Prison To Be Delivered “On Time And On Budget”

Clarence Correctional Centre, located in Grafton NSW is set to be Australia’s biggest jail, opening in mid-2020. The Woolacotts team have contributed to a large portion of this project, developing concept designs, authority approvals, detailed designs and consulting throughout construction. A recent feature article by NBN News outlines the significance of this new correctional centre,…

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Engineering Innovation In Victoria

Woolacotts Victorian team, based in Melbourne, deliver a range of engineering consulting services across Structural, Civil and Hydraulic disciplines.   With 80 years of company experience, Woolacotts have been operating in Victoria since 1970, and have developed a vast portfolio of successful projects across a wide range of sectors. Working alongside Victorian councils and Government…

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Experts in Condition Auditing

B uilding fabric, structural framing and building cladding deteriorate over time, which is why it’s highly important to monitor their condition to ensure ongoing safe operations. If building assets are neglected for too long, this can lead to localised failures requiring reactive maintenance works, which can result in disruptions to operations. As engineers, we see…

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Clarence Correctional Centre

Woolacotts contributed in a significant way to the concept design, authority approvals, detailed design and construction of the new Clarence Correctional Centre. This major facility with a construction budget of $700M has almost reached completion of the structural and civil engineering components. All buildings have now been roofed and enclosed, and almost all of the…

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Hydraulic Engineering Innovation

W oolacotts Consulting Engineers offering includes Hydraulic and Wet Fire Systems engineering design. This allows us to provide a full range of high quality engineering to clients, including Structural, Civil and Hydraulic solutions. Woolacotts Hydraulic team have delivered projects within sectors including education, justice & emergency, community infrastructure, residential, health and aged care. Services provided by…

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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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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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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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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…