Project information

Project
Leichhardt Bus Depot
Client:
State Transit Authority of NSW
Location
1 Balmain Rd Leichhardt
Architect
Woodhead International Pty Limited
Project description

This large, new bus storage and maintenance facility incorporated the latest technology in its equipment and was designed to increase efficiency in the client’s operations. It included a new three-storey office building, two new maintenance workshops, new bus washing facilities and a new LPG & diesel refuelling facility. Extensive civil works included concrete hardstand paving to accommodate 220 STA buses and new public roadway connections. A highly visible feature of the project is the 300m long x 8m high acoustic barrier constructed from precast concrete panels with a corrugated, patterned finish

Early, detailed planning allowed our team to overcome the many project constraints and challenges including:

  • Working in and around a fully functioning bus depot, operating 365 days a year
  • Installing163 feature precast concrete panels to create the curved sound walls and retaining walls
  • Implementing the very detailed staging plans require to ensure that operations were not interrupted
Awards
MBA Excellence In Construction Award - Industrial Buildings ($25m-$80m) 2009
Master Builders Association