Patterson Building Group Pty Limited was appointed as head contractor to undertake the Redevelopment project at HMAS Nowra. This project involves the manufacture, fabrication, delivery to site and commissioning of High Voltage (HV) electrical reticulation network augmentation which will supply new loads, and to rectify deficiencies in the existing HV electrical trunk infrastructure to allow the Base’s power requirements to be adequately met. The proposed Redevelopment augmentation works include a new 33 kV supply connection point from the Endeavour Energy distribution network, 11 kV primary and secondary distribution within the NAS and augmentation of the existing Central Emergency Power Station (CEPS). These works are providing the necessary infrastructure at HMAS Albatross to support the Air 9000 Phase 8 project.
design & construction
HMAS Albatross Redevelopment Works, Substations
Kintyre Country Living D&C of Aged Care Dwellings & Country Club
Patterson Building Group is as head contractor for the Design and Construction of 26 independent aged care living dwellings and Country Club Facility for Kintyre Country Living in Dubbo. Our work involves the construction of 26 dwellings and the country club which comprises tennis court and bowling green and all associated infrastructure services, civil works and roadworks. PBG are currently engaged in the design phase for a $15 million Aged Care Facility.
Lifetime Care D&C of Multi-dwelling accommodation
Patterson Building Group is undertaking the design and construction of a multi-dwelling accommodation for people with disabilities on behalf of Lifetime Care & Support Agency of NSW. Our work involves the demolition of an existing single storey house and the construction of a new three storey building comprising 4 x 2 and 4 x 3 bedroom units with lounge, dining, kitchen, laundry, amenities and car parking. This site involves extensive landscaping, with driveways and footpaths.
Durham Green Retirement Village - D&C of Memory Care Lodge and Stage 8 Housing
PBG recently completed the design and construction of a three level, 56 bed Memory Care Lodge. This also involved the refurbishment of four areas within the adjoining occupied 46 bed aged care facility. This project was handed over 2 weeks ahead of programme to enable the village operator to commence occupation of the building prior to the Christmas period.
Nyngan Family & Community Services Access Centre
Patterson Building Group Pty Limited was appointed by the State Property Authority as head contractor to undertake the building extension, fitout, carparking and landscaping works at Nyngan Family and Community Services Access Centre.
Australian Catholic University, Construction of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel
Winner Master Builders Association Excellence in Construction Awards 2013 – Best Tertiary Project $3 million
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed as head contractor to undertake the construction of the Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Chapel for the Australian Catholic University. The works involved the demolition of three existing buildings to allow for construction of the chapel, refurbishment within the existing Rockleigh Grange building to the amenities and kitchenette and a new sacristy room, permanent support of heritage brick wall, associated services, external works and landscape preparation. These works were staged to allow normal operation of the University.
Durham Green Retirement Village, Menangle - Design and Construction of Aged Care dwellings and Central Aged Care Facility
Value: $56 million.
Since the commencement of the Durham Green Retirement Village project, PBG has worked closely with all consultants for the project in developing and designing the self-care villas, aged care facilities and community buildings. Prior to the construction of this development, the site had electricity and water capacity for one dwelling only. When this development is completed the site will consist of 168 dwellings and a 46 bed aged care facility for both low and high care to the highest standards. The typical dwellings on this site are constructed of waffle pod floor slabs, brick veneer external walls, partial render and face brick facades, metal deck roofing with internal designs complying with SEPP (Seniors Living) 2004. The aged care building is a three level low and high care facility with community amenities including an arcade, restaurant, bar, library, pool, communal hall and courtyards.
Our work to date has been staged as follows:
- Stage 1A and 1B: Construction of 20 self-care dwellings, civil works, road works and associated township infrastructure - $9.8 million
- Stage 1C and 1D: Construction of 22 self-care dwellings, civil works, road works and associated township infrastructure - $5.8 million
- Stage 1E and 1F: Construction of 26 self-care dwellings, civil works, road works and associated township infrastructure and the construction of the Aged Care Facility - $19.7 million
- Stage 1G: Construction of 9 self-care dwellings - $2.6 million.
- Stage 3A: Construction of 16 self-care dwellings - $5 million.
- Stage 3B: Construction of 12 self-care dwellings - $8 million.
- Construction of 56 bed Memory Care Lodge - $12.8 million
- Stage 3B: Construction of 12 self-care dwellings - $4 million
- Design and Construction of Memory Care Lodge (3 level, 56 bed Dementia Care Unit) - $14.5 million
The University of Sydney – Design and Construction of Student Accommodation for Camden Campus
The University of Sydney appointed PBG as the head contractor to undertake the design and construction of student accommodation at their Camden Campus. PBG led a significant buildability review of the approved development application design. PBG retained the approved floor layouts and provided alternative designs to floor levels, flooring systems, wall cladding systems and wall and roof framing systems to produce significant cost savings to the client (20% of construction budget), which enabled the project to proceed.
PBG's design management included engagement, co-ordination and liaison with all consultants to ensure the design was completed on programme. The project delivered 14 duplex houses for student accommodation with five bedrooms each, giving a total of 70 beds. The works included augmentation of existing infrastructure, new build construction, civil works, car parking, pedestrian paths and landscaping in an active student accommodation area of the campus.
The University of Sydney – Design and Construction of a commercial kitchen at the Camden Campus
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd is currently appointed by The University of Sydney as head contractor to undertake the design and construction of student accommodation at their Camden Campus. Part of this work involved the design and construction of a semi commercial kitchen for student use at nearby colleges.
PBG’s brief was to consult with the Operations Manager and determine the scope, undertake the design, obtain sign off on the design and construct the works within 6 weeks from the direction received by USYD. This was achieved within time and the budget set by the USYD. The works involved full strip out of existing commercial kitchen, new hydraulic services and grease trap, modify and provide new electrical circuits, install new ceiling lights and fans, new mechanical services and exhaust hood, new wall and floor finishes, new and modified stainless steel joinery, student lockers, painting, test & commissioning. This project was an excellent outcome to all stakeholders.
The University of New England – Construction of a New Cattle-Holding Facility
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed as head contractor to undertake the construction of a new cattle-holding facility. Work on the project involved the demolition of existing structures and redundant communication tower, and the construction of a 1043m2 farm type building with cattle pens and cattle rail system for the housing of cattle for environmental impact studies. This includes testing facilities for methane produced by cattle to determine its impact on the environment. An extensive foundation system was constructed for this project as the site is positioned in high reactive clay. The success of the experiments undertaken in this building is dependent on the slab structure retaining its design and integrity.
Sargents Centre, Blacktown - Construction of New Community Centre
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed as head contractor by Blacktown City Council to undertake the construction of a new community centre. The new centre provides a range of facilities for people with disabilities including offices for a number of small independents that also provide disability services to the community. Our works involved demolition, excavation and piering, structure, building services (mechanical, electrical, communications, fire, hydraulic, kitchen), facades and roofing, internal finishes, paving, landscaping and ancillary siteworks.
Construction of Bawrunga GP Super Clinic, Coffs Harbour
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was awarded the design and construct of Coffs Harbour GP Super Clinic for Bawrunga Medical Service. This project was a Federally funded project and our regional experience and Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner Accreditation enabled us to tender for this project. This project was originally tendered on client prepared DA drawings and the tenders were around $5.9 million. This exceeded the client’s budget of $4.2 million.
PBG undertook a major design review and prepared concept drawings to present to the client what building they would receive for $4.2 million. PBG made changes that did not significantly alter the building and only a section 96 application was required. The client was extremely satisfied with our concept design and approach and as such we were successful in the award of the project.
The project itself involved significant earthworks and the construction of a medical super clinic, containing:
- Consulting suites for GP’s and Allied Health Practitioners
- Dental Suites
- Student classrooms, offices and observation rooms;
- Support services and shared facilities
- Exercise and rehabilitation spaces
- Diagnostic imaging, pharmacy and a pathology collection centre; and
- an urgent care treatment area open for extended hours to treat medical conditions such as sports injuries, cuts and fractures.
The GP Super Clinic offers innovative health care services in a one stop shop multi-disciplinary environment.
NSW Department of Finance and Services - Construction of Group Housing, Argenton
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed as Head Contractor by the NSW Department of Finance and Services to undertake the construction of a DADHC Group Housing Facility at Argenton. Our work involves the construction of a five bedroom group home and subsequent fit out to accommodate disadvantaged and disabled people.
Ozanam Industries, West Ryde – Refurbishment of St Vincent De Paul Premises
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed by Altus Page Kirkland on behalf of St Vincent de Paul to undertake the refurbishment of Ozanam Industries, 81-87 Ryedale Road, West Ryde. The works included the refurbishment of the existing warehouse into two separate sections (the warehouse and packing area), and a new entry off Ryedale Lane with a lobby into the packing area together with new offices. The addition of new toilets to the western end of the warehouse involved demolishing the existing toilets and underpinning the existing footings. Works also included the addition of a new lift to connect the two levels, the refurbishment and extension of the upper level to provide a new meals room, additional toilets and conference room and the replacement of the existing asbestos-contaminated roof over the warehouse to suit the operational requirements of the warehouse.
St Vincent de Paul, Premises Stanmore
Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd was appointed by Page Kirkland on behalf of Ozanam Industries to undertake the refurbishment of St Vincent de Paul premises, Salisbury Road, Stanmore. The objective of the works was to improve the overall quality to the St Vincent de Paul safe working environment scheme for people with disabilities. The project comprised of 5 primary components: refurbishment of the existing warehouse, addition of new amenities over two levels, addition of lift connecting levels, refurbishment and extension of the upper level to provide a new meals room and enclosed terrace, and a roof replacement over the entire complex. The whole of the works were constructed in four stages to ensure that the operation of the warehouse was uninterrupted.
Department of Defence – Construction of Lateral Drift Apparatus
Patterson Building Group Pty Limited was appointed as Head Contractor by The Department of Defence to construct a Lateral Drift Apparatus facility. The works involved the fabrication, installation and construction of a large shed structure containing apparatus to conduct all parachute training in the Australian Defence Force. The design of the Apparatus significantly reduces the risk of physical injury to paratroopers undertaking parachute training and is one of the first of its kind in Australian Defence Force training.