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…

100-years-old

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…

Exterior of Griffiths Teas.

Iconic heritage restoration

The Griffiths Teas building in Sydney’s Surry Hills is a living icon.  Completed in 1915 the grand old warehouse stood empty for the last 27 years.   This high profile heritage restoration and reuse project will be 31 apartments and 7 penthouses.  The highly sought after properties are already sold out and Griffith’s Teas will…

nsw-parliament

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…

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…