Geelong Hospital Bellerine Centre (DAX House)

Office: Victoria
Sector: Health
Value: $18M
Client: Barwon Health

Consultants:

Aurecon
Lyons

Awards:

Geelong Hospital Bellerine Centre (DAX House) Geelong Hospital Bellerine Centre (DAX House) Geelong Hospital Bellerine Centre (DAX House)

This complex project involved a mixture of new build and major refurbishment work delivered within an operational environment at the busy Geelong Hospital in regional Victoria.

The $18 million project involved the total removal of the existing building fabric, finishes and services to the five level DAX House at Geelong Hospital. Once stripped to a bare concrete structure the reconstruction works commenced to convert the building in to multi-departmental hospital facility.

Works required the addition of a four level structure located at the south end of the building to house a new lift and services core. Internally, the fitout comprised an Intensive Care Unit, Cath Lab, Birthing Suites, Special Care Nursery, Outpatients accommodation and two levels of wards. A new main entrance to the hosapital was created at Ground Level off Bellerine Street.

The project was delivered under a Construction Management contract with works completed in 1999.

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