Bunnings Limited, Windsor Gardens

, South Australia

The $24m project involves the design and construction of a new multi-level Bunnings Warehouse store on a brownfield site located at Windsor Gardens in South Australia.

Process

The general scope of works included the part demolition of existing bitumen car park, bulk excavation, and construction of under croft car park with retaining walls, construction of level one suspended retail floor and a 3000m2 suspended mezzanine and office area with road works required on North East and Innes Street. The structure consists of steel columns, primary and secondary steel beams supporting level one and mezzanine connected to both precast and pad/strip footings with an insitu suspended concrete slab on a bondek soffit. All basement retaining walls are designed as precast and the undercroft car park has of an asphalt surface. Extensive infrastructure is required to comply with fire engineering requirements, energy efficiency and stormwater management.

The project is progressing well. Photographs feature Pascale Directors Fred Pascale and Richard Zanchetta on site.