Watpac awarded Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Stage 2 and Medical Imaging building project

27 June 2018

Watpac Limited: Watpac Limited (‘Watpac’ or ‘Group’) today announced it has been appointed to deliver the main building works contract which forms a significant part of the overall $200 million Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Stage 2 and Medical Imaging building project for Health Infrastructure, on behalf of the New South Wales Government.

The design and construct contract will complement the Stage 1 redevelopment (STAR building - surgical, theatres, anaesthetic and recovery services) and provide contemporary purpose built facilities to allow the integration and colocation of health services offered at the hospital campus.

Watpac will deliver the new Medical Imaging building including Paediatrics and six storey Clinical Services Building (CSB) which will accommodate a combined Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit, combined Respiratory/Cardiac and Coronary Care beds collocated with a Cardiac Investigations Unit, Inpatient Medical Units (including general medicine, stroke and dementia/delirium beds), Medical Assessment Unit, Paediatrics, Ambulatory Care Centre, Transit Lounge, collocated education space with the University of Sydney and retail space.

The project also includes the refurbishment and expansion works for the emergency department withinthe HOPE building (Hospital's Obstetrics, Paediatrics, & Emergency) providing purpose-built clinical space to meet the region’s increased demand.

Works are expected to commence on site early next month with the Stage 2 works anticipated to be completed in 2021.

Watpac Limited Managing Director, Martin Monro, said the Group looked forward to delivering another leading health development for long-term client Health Infrastructure NSW.

“Winning a project of this calibre reinforces Watpac’s commitment to delivering important social infrastructure projects that require the highest standard of service and attention,” Mr Monro said.

“The Group’s strong capabilities in the technical design and building of Health & Science facilities will ensure another quality project is delivered for valued client Health Infrastructure NSW,” Mr Monro said.

Watpac Construction New South Wales State Manager, John Koerner, said the team was looking forward to commencing works on site.

“We welcome this latest addition to our portfolio and are delighted to be strengthening our relationship with Health Infrastructure NSW through this exciting and complex new project,” Mr Koerner said.

“Watpac in New South Wales has forged a diverse workbook comprising major projects throughout the state including Sydney’s York & George mixed-use development, the Forensic Pathology and Coroner’s Court Facility, and the Mid North Coast Correctional Centre Expansion at Kempsey.”

Watpac has built a strong reputation for excellence in the Health and Sciences sector with a number of world-class health projects currently under construction, including the Herston Quarter Redevelopment in Brisbane, and the Casey Hospital Expansion and Jewish Care St Kilda Road Senior Living and Community Precinct in Victoria.




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