Project overview

Client

Little Company of Mary Health Care

Value

$40M

Completion

Current

Location

NSW

Donald Cant Watts Corke is providing project management and quantity surveying services for a new residential aged care building for Little Company of Mary Health Care (Calvary).

Works include demolition of three existing buildings and construction of a new four level building, with basement car parking within an operational, heritage-listed environment.

The development will accommodate 116 residential aged care bedrooms with 21 independent living units; and ancillary services including a café, lounges and a hairdressing salon.

The project aims to accommodate residents with widely-ranging levels of independence, and provide support as residents age in one place, including dementia-specific care.

The broad project objectives are to:

  • replace the existing residential care (RCF) facility with minimal operational disruption;
  • design a building that can be adaptable for either RCF or serviced apartments/ILUs;
  • design a structure that has capacity for additional levels in the future (STCA);
  • increase the site’s density, including parking, without relinquishing the attributes of the site or diminishing the historical and garden elements of the site;
  • more effectively use community space.

Broadly, the project comprises:

  • staged demolition of three single-storey residential care facilities (RCFs);
  • construction of a new four-storey building comprising 116 residential care rooms and 21 Independent Living Units (ILUs); 
  • staged private road works;
  • refurbishment of community centre building including partial demolition;
  • associated public domain works;
  • associated public infrastructure works;
  • landscaping.

DA approval was granted in July 2017, and construction works will commence in September 2018. Completion of our work will be in late 2018; however it is anticipated the project in its entirety will be completed in early 2020.Calvary Ryde Retirement Community.png

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