CLIENT: John Holland
VALUE: $1 million – $5 millioin
DURATION: January – April 2017

Shamrock Civil were engaged by John Holland to complete the Civil Early Works Package for the expansion of the St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital.  This project involved the construction of new buildings and the refurbishment of existing buildings and external works to provide high quality facilities accommodate increased hospital and support services.

Scope of work
  • Demolished concrete pedestrian ramp and stairs, including metal balustrades, concrete slab, support walls and footings.  Carpark areas were stripped of asphalt paving in the areas of proposed building and existing carparks.  Existing concrete road pavement, footpaths, kerbs and channels and road furniture were broken up and removed.
  • The Bulk earthworks component included stripping vegetation and topsoil from a vacant block, and cutting to formation levels all with all spoil removed from site.  Trim subgrade in proposed carpark and building areas.
  • Construction of a temporary retaining wall.
  • Construction of five permanent retaining walls. This required scaffolding to access the face of the retaining wall and construct 120mm high aluminium fencing to top of the wall.  A 1800mm high boundary fence was constructed adjacent to the retaining wall. Concrete spoon drain were installed at the top of retaining wall.
  • Temporary sewer pumping and sewer diversion works were required.  Demolition and removal of abandoned drains and pits and filling subsequent voids.
  • Reconstructed existing pits, which required levels of to be adjusted to suit the new pavement levels.