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…

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,…