The works completed for the Mount Pritchard & District Community Club Limited included a broad scope of: demolition works, excavation, installation of mains services including gas, power and water, grease arrestors, pavement works, concrete works and playground.
The works were completed in 4 separable portions;
Foyer Refurbishment – Playground Works
The challenging component of this project was maintaining the high flow of vehicular and pedestrian access. In summary this portion involved: site grading and excavation, subsoil drainage, hardscapes, paving, retaining walls, seating, site furniture & features, play equipment & surfacing, soil improvements, planting, mulching and turfing.
In addition to Antoun Civil’s standard procedures regarding site conditions, protection & cleaning, and quality assurance; this scope of works involved working with complicated concrete designs and rubber Softfall material for play area surfaces.
Concrete Slab Design & Construct
Circular concrete walls were formed insitue in the specified locations with various coloured concrete infills. All concrete retaining walls were class A off-form finish.
The playground equipment preparation and installation process was undertaken in 8 steps;
Rubber & Synthetic Grass Softfall
Project specifications detailed the installation wet pour rubber Softfall to the playground. Softfall was fully tested and compliant with AS4422 and designed for a maximum fall height suited to the play equipment. Considerations with the pouring of Softfall included;
Ensuring the finished surface had a uniform appearance, drains freely, and was free from depressions in which water can lie.
A challenging aspect of Softfall installation was also providing keyed joints between colours. Joins between colours were to be clean, with no overlap or bleeding of colours.
Mt Pritchard & District Community Club
Mount Pritchard, NSW
Between $1m and $5m