Client:   Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School

Contract:   ABIC-SW 2008

Scope

The new Tony Brooker Sports Pavilion is located in an elevated position between the schools two playing fields. The building contains 860m2 of floor space over 2 levels. Facilities include storerooms, changerooms, first aid room, amenities, function room, classrooms and also cricket practice nets were installed as part of the development. The large verandahs extend the full perimeter of the building providing an excellent vantage point for viewing the playing fields.

Construction

The building structure consists of structural steel, brick and reinforced concrete. The retaining walls on the West side of the ground floor required strict waterproofing regime. The concrete suspended slab, was completed in one pour. Exposed aggregate concrete features to the pathways and stairs around the building.

Challenges 

Construction access had to be coordinated around the schools movements to avoid disruptions and potential hazards. This mainly affected material deliveries and concrete pours however the project was completed without incident. 

Winner MBA SW Building Excellence Award

Superintendent: Parry & Rosenthal Architects