Northside Clinic, St Leonards


Client: Ramsay Health
Architect: Silver Thomas Hanley
Delivery Form: Managing Contractor
Location: St Leonards, NSW
Value: $54.6m
Completion date: February 2018

Design and construction of a new 10 level private mental heath facility. The clinic includes 112 inpatient single private rooms with ensuites, 24 specialist consulting suites, a pathology suite, Electroconvulsive Therapy and Trans Cranial Magnetic Stimulation procedure rooms, indoor and outdoor dining areas and onsite cafe, large outdoor therapy spaces, wellness areas, art therapy room, private parkland and outdoor terrace as well as massage rooms and a large gymnasium with in-house personal trainers. The building also features 2 levels of parking with 139 spaces.

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Carpark


Client: Health Infrastructure NSW
Architect: Nettleton Tribe
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Hornsby, NSW
Value: $30m
Completion date:  December 2018

The project consisted of decanting and demolition of existing Buildings 10 (Physiotherapy) and Building 1 (Cardiology), service diversions and enabling works for commencement of the new multi-storey car park.

The carpark works involved a new 6 level (13 split level) reinforced concrete multi-storey staff and public carpark to accommodate 512 cars. In conjunction with the carpark works, room conservation and additional amenities were constructed within the existing STAR building.

RCC were also directed to complete the Stage 2 Early Works which consisted of:

  •  Installation of a communication cabling ring main & medical gas ring main.
  •  Refurbishment of Building 54
  •  Demolition of Buildings 15, 21, 34 & 47
  •  Demolition of cottages 95 & 97
  •  Construction of a modular building (57) and refurbishment of Building 1

Gosford Hospital Carpark Health and Wellbeing Precinct


Client: Health Infrastructure
Architect: Fitzpatrick + Partners
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Gosford, NSW
Value: $33m
Completion date: December 2018

The Gosford Hospital carpark project is located on a 11,748m2 site with a steep 23% gradient and includes the construction of a 6 Storey, 803 space carpark adjacent to Gosford Hospital Carpark. Richard Crookes Constructions  has been awarded stage 1 of the Health and Wellbeing precinct (carpark), with stage 2 to be tendered later in the year.

Stage 2 will include two 6 storey towers, one of which will be leased by Newcastle University and the other for Central Coast Local Health District.

Secure Mental Health

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Client: ACT Health Directorate
Architect: Perumal Pedavoli
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Canberra, NSW
Value: $39.6 m
Completion date: November 2016

Design and Construction of a new standalone 25 bed secure mental health facility. Including another 2 rubber-clad secure seclusion rooms;

  • 5,000m2
  • Over 2 levels, plus basement
  • Contains above ceiling walkways to interlink every plant room, allowing remote maintenance of equipment

Parkes Hospital

Parkes Hospital

Client: Health Infrastructure NSW
Architect: HDR Rice Daubney
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Parkes, NSW
Value: $41.8 m
Completion date: November 2015

Construction of a 2 storey hospital facility on a new site in Parkes comprising 9,000sq m GFA and Construction of a single storey, short-stay staff accommodation building comprising 120sq m GFA.

The new hospital includes an emergency department, maternity and inpatient wards, ambulatory care, operating suites, day surgery units and associated support infrastructure.

This hospital will provide the community of Parkes, and surrounding areas with expanded and enhanced health service.

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Redevelopment

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Redevelopment

Client: Health Infrastructure NSW
Architect: Woodhead Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Hornsby, NSW
Value: $67.7 m
Completion date: April 2015

New Clinical Services Sterilisation Department, Medical Records Department, eight operating theatres and recovery beds, three x 28 bed patient wards.

The Marie Bashir Centre – RPA NW Precinct

The Marie Bashir Centre - RPA NW Precinct

Client: Health Infrastructure
Architect: Peck von Hartel
Delivery Form: Construct Only
Location: Camperdown, NSW
Value: $56.2 m
Completion date: November 2014

A new Mental Health Unit over seven storeys with 53 mental health beds and associated mental health services.

Tamworth Hospital

Tamworth Hospital

Client: Health Infrastructure
Architect: McConnel Smith & Johnson Pty Ltd
Delivery Form: Design and Construction
Location: Tamworth, NSW
Value: $124m (JV with Lend Lease)
Completion date: September 2014

Delivered as part of a joint venture between Richards Crookes Constructions and Lend Lease, the project was the second, major stage of a four stage redevelopment of the Tamworth Rural Referral Hospital (TRRH). The project consisted of design finalisation, construction and commissioning of the five-storey Acute Services Building (ASB), upgrades to the existing 1883 heritage listed building, construction of a new helipad, landscaping and civil infrastructure servicing.

Details of completed works:

  • Demolition of two single-storey buildings and one double-storey building,to make way for the new Acute Services Building (ASB) and civil and landscape areas.
  • In-ground services and detailed excavation following on from the Main Works 1 exc
    avation project.
  • Construction of the Acute Services Building; a predominantly concrete structure with post tension concrete suspended slabs and structural steel framing to the roof, main awnings and to the link bridge which links the new building to the existing hospital.
  • Construction of a composite aluminium façade complete with aluminium windows, glazed balustrades, timber screens and outdoor children’s play equipment located on level three.
  • Fitout and finishes within the Acute Services Building totalling approximately 27,430 square metres, across the following major departments: mortuary services, admissions, retail pharmacy, kitchen, centralsterile services department, bulk stores, back of house services, medical inpatients ward, emergency department, surgical inpatient ward, medical imagining, surgical units including eight operating theatres, recovery ward, high dependency unit, intensive care, special care nursery, and paediatric inpatient unit.
  • Demolition of existing awning to the occupied 1883 heritage hospital building followed by construction of a new awning and disabled access.
  • Civil works including new main entry road, emergency department access road, ambulance bay access, new roundabout on Dean Street, permanent detention basin, modification of existing car park entry and helipad access road.
  • New helipad constructed adjacent to the Acute Services building, complete with link bridge and lift shaft.
  • Construction of Structural Steel Bridge, linking the new hospital to the existing Brudelin building.
  • Landscaping to surrounding areas, including palliative care and mortuary courtyards. TRRH operates the busiest 24-hour emergency department in rural NSW. The construction, delivered on time and budget, took place on a live hospital campus.

Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre

Graythwaite Rehabilitation Centre

Client: Health Infrastructure
Architect: Nettleton Tribe Partnership
Delivery Form: Detail Design & Construct
Location: Eastwood, NSW
Value: $27.3 m
Completion date: October 2013

This project is the design and construction of a four storey hospital building. The project includes a first floor hydrotherapy pool, therapy, administration and wards. The second floor includes a courtyard. The other levels include treatment facilities for patients. The works are carried out within the operating Ryde Hospital.

Illawarra Cancer Care Centre

Illawarra Cancer Care Centre

Client: Health Infrastructure NSW
Architect: Hassell
Delivery Form: Detail Design & Construct
Location: Wollongong, NSW
Value: $17.2 m
Completion date: July 2013

The Illawarra Cancer Care Centre is the construction of a new third radiotherapy bunker, consulting suites and support space. The project is a mixture of new build and refurbishment works. Refurbishment works will be undertaken in a multi-stage/handover approach which will see an expansion of existing clinical spaces.