Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport

Stations, Systems, Trains, Operations and Maintenance (SSTOM) contract

Richard Crookes Constructions (RCC) has been awarded the task of overseeing the delivery of three stations as part of the successful Parklife Metro Consortium for Sydney Metro – Western Sydney Airport’s SSTOM contract. This is being delivered under an innovative Public Private Partnership (PPP) model, and is the largest PPP awarded in New South Wales.

RCC will provide buildability, program and cost planning input into the developing design and manage all construction activities, including interface portion control, testing and commissioning.

RCC will deliver:

  • New open cut station at Orchard Hills
  • New elevated station at Luddenham Road
  • New cut and cover station at Aerotropolis
  • Complex interface management

Client: Parklife Metro
Delivery Form: Construct Only
Location: Sydney, NSW
Completion date: 2026

City Tattersalls Club Redevelopment

The City Tattersall’s Club is an iconic and integral part of Sydney’s CBD life. Located in the heart of the CBD at 194-204 Pitt Street, the club is poised for a major restoration, renovation, and development of their facilities. This development is an extraordinary opportunity to redevelop a 126-year-old historic building and influence Sydney’s skyline, by creating a new landmark building for the Sydney CBD and re-birthing an iconic Sydney establishment.

The mixed-use destination will involve the majority of the building making way for a new 51-level tower with 241 apartments and high-end hotel with 110 rooms. The heritage ground floor area will remain but will undergo major upgrades to reimagine the function and return it back to its formal glory.

Key construction features include:

  • Heritage preservation and enhancement
  • Design excellence
  • Interface with Sydney Metro
  • Complex jacking of existing heritage billiard/ballroom
  • CBD traffic and pedestrian management
  • Cantilever structure at Level 15
  • Interface with club fitout

Client:  First Sponsor and ICD Property
Project Manager: Deloitte PDS
Architect: FJC Studio and BVN Architecture
Delivery Form: Design and Construction
Location: Sydney, NSW
Value: $399m
Completion date: 2027

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct

The Walsh Bay Arts Precinct will deliver a public arts and cultural precinct for the community on Sydney’s famous waterfront. The redevelopment will combine the existing heritage with state-of-the-art facilities. RCC was appointed delivery partner for the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct redevelopment and is currently on site delivering Pier 2/3, working with Infrastructure NSW, Create NSW and the current and future tenants of the area. RCC successfully delivered Wharf 4/5 in December 2020.

The project will double the arts and cultural space at Walsh Bay, with the creation of new arts facilities and performance venues in Pier 2/3 and refurbished facilities in Wharf 4/5.

On completion, the revitalised Walsh Bay Arts precinct will be home to an expanded group of prestigious companies: Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Gondwana Choirs, The Song Company, Bell Shakespeare, Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australian Theatre for Young People. In their rejuvenated home these companies will add to the vibrancy and diversity of Sydney’s night time economy, increase cultural participation and enable a range of new local jobs.

Client: Infrastructure NSW
Architect: Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects
Delivery Form: Managing Contractor
Location: Dawes Point, NSW
Value: $280m
Completion date: Wharf 4/5 – December 2020, Pier 2/3 – Late 2021

Hillsong Epicentre

The multilevel facility was built within an existing precinct which comprised educational college facilities. Works included the expansion of the college and new state-of-the-art performing arts facilities comprising of a new 600 seat auditorium, associated back of stage facilities, multiple studios, musician and band rooms.

The building also includes a commercial grade television studio and sound recording studio. Additional works included construction of a 3-level underground carpark.

The Epicentre is Australia’s head office and operates round the clock 7 days a week. In 2018, the Epicentre won the Master
Builders Associations Excellence in Construction Award for Tertiary Building over $30m.

Client: Hills Christian Centre Limited
Architect: NBRS Partners
Delivery Form: Managing Contractor
Location: Baulkham Hills
Value: $35m
Completion date: February 2017

UTS Central

RCC partnered with the University and FJMT under a Managing Contractor agreement we could progress the concept design without delaying the construction of the project. This process allowed RCC to actively contribute to the design and value management in real time.

The works involved the demolition of the existing building and the construction of a new teaching building, including a new UTS Library, Faculty of Engineering, learning commons and research labs. The building presents as an undulating semitransparent building wrapping the base of the tower, this is achieved with curved glass façade.

Since starting on site, $63m (25%) additional scope has been added to the scope of works, including super lab fitout, feature stairs and fitout of the tower.

Client: University of Technology Sydney
Architect: FJMT
Delivery Form: Managing Contractor
Location: Ultimo, NSW
Value: $307m
Completion date: August 2019

Alexandria Park Community School

The redevelopment of Alexandria Park Community School will involve the demolition of the existing school and construction of a new school suitable for 1,000 primary and 1,200 secondary students.

The new construction will include:

  • Multiple school buildings up to 5 storeys, including classroom home bases, collaborative and specialists learning spaces/hubs and learning support spaces, offices for teachers and administration staff, a sports hall, library, and student canteen.
  • Construction of 2 outdoor sports courts and an all-weather, all-purpose synthetic sports field.
  • Construction of informal play spaces and a Covered Outdoor Learning Space (COLA).
  • Site landscaping including green links, community garden, open space areas and rooftop play spaces.
  • On-site car parking and associated vehicular access point off Belmont Street.
  • Ancillary infrastructure and utilities.

Client: NSW Department of Education
Architect: Tanner Kibble Denton (TKD)
Delivery Form: Design and Construct
Location: Alexandria, NSW
Value: $103m
Completion date: December 2021

Quay Quarter Lanes

This project involves the design and construction of a mixed-use development comprising three new residential buildings (106 units) with a retail precinct, commercial space, basement car parking, refurbished heritage buildings, Gallipoli Memorial Club (Building G) and Hinchcliff House (Building H) and certain Public Domain Works.

Client: AMP Capital Investors
Architect: Studio Bright, Silvester Fuller, SJB Architects
Delivery Form: Design and Construction
Location: Sydney, NSW
Value: $200m
Completion date: April 2021

Opera Residences

The delivery of luxury residences with a commanding hold over Sydney Harbour’s globally recognised icons and monuments. Construction of 104 high end apartments across 19 levels, ground level retail, restaurants, 18m x 7m swimming pool and gymnasium within East Circular Quay Public domain thoroughfare.

Client: Macrolink and Landream Australia
Architect: Crone Architects, Tzannes and Make
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Circular Quay, Sydney
Value: $140m
Completion date: October 2021

6 Hassall Street Parramatta: Innovation Hub

The 6 Hassall Street project is a collaboration between Charter Hall and Western Sydney University to deliver a world class education and innovation hub. 6 Hassall Street boasts a stunning ‘triple-height’ entry precinct with an activated ground floor public plaza complemented by food, beverage and retail providers. Coupled with dynamic university showcase spaces, user experience labs and technology-rich installations, it’s a place to stimulate the best ideas in the brightest minds. Built around a future-ready digital spine, it’s the perfect home for ambitious, forward-thinking businesses.

The project delivers a 19-storey building comprising of an integrated WSU fitout, basement level with car parking and end-of-trip facilities; ground level including retail tenancies, tenant lobby floor space, a commercial office lobby; above ground levels comprising A Grade commercial floor space; mid-rise and rooftop terraces; landscaping and public domain works.

Client: Charter Hall
Architect: Blight Rayner
Delivery Form: Design & Construction
Location: Parramatta, NSW
Value: $135m
Completion date: August 2021

Park Sydney

A high-density development consisting of 330 residential apartments across eight buildings over a common basement. The Design and Construct package of 8 buildings includes residential, retail tenancies, mall and childcare, medical centre, mutual basement and new roadways/infrastructure and modifying existing roadways.

The Park Sydney precinct has been classified as one of the biggest urban renewal sites within the City of Sydney and has been the subject of extensive master planning.

Client: Greenland Group
Architect: WMK Architecture
Delivery Form: Design and Construct
Location: Ashmore, NSW
Value: $166m
Completion date: November 2020