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100 years in the making…

Construction has just completed on a new coastal walking track engineered by Woolacotts. Malabar Headland, in the heart of the Sydney metropolitan area, has a long history of contested control and administration meaning the area was off-limits to the general public. On 19 January 2016, a key portion of land was transferred to the people…

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Port Macquarie’s heath hub planned for more growth

Woolacotts is again supporting economic growth in regional Australia, this time it’s the structural, civil and hydraulic design for a new 105 bed vertical village aged care facility in Port Macquarie NSW. “We love projects in regional parts of Australia”, said Kevin Christessen, Principal Engineers of Woolacotts. “I recall the work we did for Port Base Hospital…

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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…

Anthony Chen, Woolacotts Consulting Engineers

Still calling Brisbane home…

Senior Structural Engineer Anthony Chen has arrived back home in Brisbane after delivering regional and remote projects throughout Western Australia. “I loved that my time in Western Australia was more than mining related” say Anthony Chen. “The Fiona Stanley Hospital and Karratha Airport are great examples of the community infrastructure projects that happened from the…

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Our award winning partners…

Our sincere congratulations to our friends at WMK Architecture. When Scott Clemmett started collaborating with WMK Architecture as the structural engineer for the award winning Northern Beaches Christian School he knew there was something different about the project and the delivery team. “The canopy structure over the whole learning area is both striking and an…

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…

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Best of the best: Casba

UDIA award for the best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT Congratulations to Cornerstone and the project team of Casba who were awarded the “best-of-the-best urban development in NSW/ACT in 2015” by the UDIA. Woolacotts provided structural, civil and hydraulic engineering services, and completed a flood study – a prerequisite for approval. UDIA President, Martin Wells said…

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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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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…