Wadalba Retail Precinct

Richard Crookes Constructions
Wadalba Woolworths

Client: Fabcot Pty Ltd
Architect: MBMO Architects
Delivery Form: Design and Construction
Location: Wadalba, NSW
Value: $13m
Completion date: July 2018

The Wadalba retail precinct project included the construction of a new Woolworths Supermarket, BWS retail outlet, café tenancy and 185-car adjacent carpark and comprised of more than 3,600m2 of trading floor space.

The Woolworths Supermarket houses a bakery, deli, and seafood and dairy goods preparation facilities, as well as a full loading dock and storage space. The loading and storage facility were constructed with the focus on acoustic attenuation so as to alleviate disruption to the adjacent school.

The precinct also includes staff administration offices, amenities, kitchen / dining facilities, as well as cleaners’ closets in the interest of ensuring the building operates independently.

Woolworths Supermarket Lisarow

Woolworths Supermarket Lisarow

Client: Fabcot Pty Ltd
Architect: MBMO Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Lisarow, NSW
Value: $9.2 m
Completion date: June 2016

Construction of a 3800m2 Woolworths free standing supermarket combined with Specialty shop and 6300m2 public carpark (221 car spaces) with sunshade structure and separate 14 car staff carpark

Kmart City Link

Kmart City Link

Client: Lasalle Funds Mgement Ltd
Architect: HBO+EMTB
Delivery Form: Construct Only
Location: Queanbeyan, ACT
Value: $7.1 m
Completion date: November 2012

5,000m² major refurbishment of the ground floor of the City Link Plaza including demolition of 20 subtenancy’s, 2 concrete stairwells and a lift. Demolition and construction took place whilst 200 Government staff remained fully operational on Level 1- directly above the construction site.

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre & Coles Supermarket

Blue Mountains Cultural Centre & Coles Supermarket

Client: Coles Group Property Development Ltd
Architect: Hassell & Scott Carver Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Blue Mountains, NSW
Value: $38.9 m
Completion date: October 2012

The Blue Mountains Cultural Centre is a new regional art gallery combined with an interpretive centre devoted to education about the distinctive environment, history and culture of the region. It showcases innovative, diverse, distinctive and creative cultural programs for enjoyment by residents of, and visitors to, the Blue Mountains.

The Cultural Centre building will also house the new Katoomba Library in an exciting partnership to deliver programs merging art and literature. It is a bright and modern facility with plenty of natural light and quiet spaces. It provides a wonderful resource for the whole community and is the first new library to be built in the Blue Mountains in over thirty years.

The Library features a range of collections such as fiction, non-fiction, reference, biographies, CDs, DVDs, magazines and newspapers as well as an exciting new children’s area with picture books, readers, fiction and non-fiction. It includes a multipurpose space for activities such as children’s story times and book launches, meeting spaces, quiet study areas, lounges for reading, a youth area and more computers for internet access.

The Cultural Centre’s primary functions are the City Art Gallery and the World Heritage Interpretive Centre, along with:

  • Foyer – providing cultural and visitor information
  • Theatrette/Seminar Room – for seminars and presentations
  • Multi Purpose Workshop – for educational public programs
  • Gallery Restaurant/Café – for fine food and outdoor dining
  • Gallery Shop – providing quality craft and mementos of the Blue Mountains region
  • Two public courtyards and a scenic viewing platform –providing opportunities for outdoor events and spectacular views over the Jamison Valley.

The spacious state-of-the-art regional gallery is 600m2 and is air conditioned to international conservation standard. It features quality, curated, local, regional and major touring exhibitions and offer educational workshops and outreach programs to the community

Woolworths, Tuncurry

Woolworths, Tuncurry

Client: Great Lakes Council
Architect: Suters Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Tuncurry, NSW
Value: $8.6 m
Completion date: August 2012

Design and construction of a Woolworths Supermarket with adjacent car park, new public footpaths and parking lay-bys to three adjacent streets.

Orange Metroplaza

Orange Metroplaza

Client: Macquarie Countrywide Trust
Architect: i2C Architects
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Orange, NSW
Value: $13.7 m
Completion date: August 2008

This project involved the redevelopment of this shopping centre, including an extension to existing Levels 1 and 3 for additional retail space, and removal of Level 2. To support this additional retail space, new car spaces were constructed on a new deck level in the existing car park. Works were undertaken while the shopping centre remained operational.

Charmhaven Bulky Goods

Charmhaven Bulky Goods

Client: Walker Corporation
Architect: EJE Architecture
Delivery Form: Design & Construct
Location: Charmhaven, NSW
Value: $24.1 m
Completion date: July 2007

This development provided 21,244m2 of retail space, all associated works and included major tenancies for Bunnings and Harvey Norman. Construction was carried out on a Design and construction basis. There were five progressive staged handovers of the bulk earthworks undertaken by the client. This meant that the Harvey Norman and Bunnings fitout requirements were met and the overall construction time was reduced.