PROJECT: UWS Female Orphan School upgrade, PARRAMATTA
CONTRACT VALUE: $700,000+
BUILDER: Cockram Constructions
CLIENT: University of Western Sydney Parramatta
ELECTRICAL CONSULTANT: Floth Pty Ltd
A.M.S. Electrical & Communications were awarded the contract for the Female Orphan School Upgrade at the University of Western Sydney Parramatta campus located in the Western suburbs of Sydney.
The 3 storey heritage listed building dating back to 1813 is the oldest of its type in the country. The works are to refurbish the east wing to provide a community learning space, exhibition and gallery space named after Margaret Whitlam housing the Whitlam collection, a reading room, office accommodation, new amenities, a lift and a covered link between the first floor and the central wing and a major lighting design and installation to the 200 year old sandstone and brick facade. All lighting is to be controlled via an integrated CBUS Lighting Control System.
The building is to be called the Whitlam Institute and is to be opened by the Governor General, the Honourable Quinton Brice.
The Communications and Security have also been awarded in the contract and are to be carefully coordinated to link back into the existing infrastructure and services in the university.