The new development comprised of a two-story building suspended over an existing carpark and loading dock.
The facility included 34 new maternity ward rooms with ensuites; refurbishment of 15 maternity ward rooms; 8 new parenting ward rooms with ensuites; 14 bay Special Care Nursery; new education, bathing and feeding rooms; 1 new birthing suite and refurbishment of existing (new staff stations), offices, utilities and support rooms; indoor and outdoor break out spaces.
The extension was integrated into the existing hospital at 5 independent locations and was completed whilst keeping full operational functionality within the hospital.
Prior to construction of the approved development, it was necessary to obtain a Construction Certificate and to protect the privacy of the adjoining dwelling, external privacy screens consisted of steel mesh or fixed louvers were to be fixed to the 15 maternity ward windows on the western elevation.
ACOR also completed the earlier scope of works for the following:
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