EDUCATION PROJECTS

Scope: New build | Contract value: $18M

FIRM Construction completed the new boarding house within the Guildford Grammar School campus, including 200 bedrooms over three levels with student amenities and staff facilities.

The scope of works included civil and ground works, piling, footing and concrete works, steel and concrete structural works, service upgrades, and customised fit-outs.

Scope: New build & Refurbishment | Contract value: $8M

FIRM Construction built the new boarding residence at Moore College, integrating 50 new bedrooms, a gymnasium and fitness centre, toilet/bathroom facilities, and communal spaces. Refurbishment works included offices, dining areas and a commercial kitchen. A swimming pool, courtyards with sports equipment, and a carpark were added to the new building.

The project is the Winner of the MBA Award Mid-West 2021 in the category Best Renovation Building $5M to $10M.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $16.5M

FIRM Construction delivered nine purposely designed, refurbished and built structures, seven portable classrooms and constructed new school building blocks, including administration and sport facilities within the existing Doubleview Primary School.

The new teaching blocks were brick built and two storey high. A key design feature of the new buildings is the ramped earth walls.

The project was the MBA Award Winner in 2020 in the category Best Education Building $10M to $20M.

Scope: New build | Contract value: $5.0M

FIRM Construction was engaged to construct the new teaching/learning facilities. The limestone block and dark metal clad facilities includes classrooms, staff offices, conference rooms, meeting rooms, medical facilities, recreation areas, private tutorial rooms, music rooms, student breakout areas, timber study pods, outdoor areas and landscaping works. 

The Excelsior House, Perth College

Scope: New build | Contract value: $14.8M

FIRM Construction built Perth College’s new learning and leadership centre. This multi-functional centre enables a flexible learning curriculum delivery with acoustic operable walls. The building features floor to ceiling glass panels; open lecture theatres and spaces; collaborative reconfigurable classrooms; basement parking, and dining room for boarders. 

The building is fully equipped with sophisticated technology to enhance the students’ learning experience.

Joseph Banks Secondary College

Scope: New build | Contract value: $13.7M

The scope of works was completed in multiple stages and areas in order to maintain school operations during the build while minimising inconveniences to the public.

Stage 2 of the Joseph Banks Secondary College project included the construction of multiple education buildings i.e. two learning community blocks, senior learning community block, lecture theatre, health and physical education block, visual arts block and alteration works to the existing materials and technology building.

Kennedy Baptist College

Scope: New build | Contract value: $8M total

FIRM Construction delivered multiple education infrastructure for Kennedy Baptist College: The Drama/Performance Arts Centre, Sports Complex, and the refurbishment of the Science Block.

The indoor sporting complex comprises multi-sport courts, retractable bleachers for spectators, a change room facility, and a fully-equipped gymnasium. 

Armadale Senior High School - Canteen Block

Scope: New build | Contract value: $3M

Construction and fit-out of a new Canteen Block as an extension to the exiting school building. The canteen is a single storey brick building with elevation and large coloured glass panels, and incorporates a commercial kitchen and cafe.

Associated work included the refurbishment of the Home Economics and Engineering Classrooms.

FIRM Construction delivered this project safely in an operating school  environment with limited site access to the construction site.