NSW Department of Commerce

Mount Druitt, New South Wales

$25 million

Structural, civil and
hydraulic engineer

Located 43 kilometres west of Sydney, Mount Druitt Court House is a new $6 million project for the NSW Department of Commerce.

Woolacotts was engaged to design and document the new facility.

Building features

The new building features:

Magistrates' rooms

Chamber magistrate's office

General offices and amenities

Basement with holding cells

Van dock

Community justice centre

Meeting/multipurpose rooms

Waiting area and lobby

Public amenities


Rainwater tank

Solar hot water system

Acoustic separation

Project challenges

The project posed design challenges typical to correctional facilities, such as designing cells to minimise the potential for self-harm.

The building featured a unique facade, designed by architects Perumal Pedavoli, which required special structural framing.

Other court projects

With several decades of experience, Woolacotts are experts in justice and emergency design. We have completed countless prison, court house and emergency services projects throughout our 80 years of operation.

Other court house projects completed by Woolacotts include:

Downing Centre upgrade

Central Local Court upgrade

Parramatta Court upgrade

Dubbo Court upgrade


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