ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL,

MELBOURNE, VICTORIA

First stage of a major restoration of prominent Melbourne icon including the two southern spires. Our role includes advice on construction management, costs, subcontractors, safety, public protection and programme.  Cathedral Stone is the principal contractor on site. 

 

The project involved sensitive installation of a new security system to doors within the Chapter House.  Works also included new aluminium screen and associated works.

We also completed the renovation works for St Paul’s Cathedral West End Development. Following the restoration of the southern spires, this project dealt with the stained glass windows, door openings, stonework in Narthex area and a reconstruction of the Flinders Street entry through the main west door.

CCB also provided construction management advice and cost reports for the reconstruction of the Moorhouse Tower and additional restoration projects including access scaffold exterior of tower and spire, internal man and material hoist, roof upgrade works and permanent access improvements.

We delivered St Paul’s Cathedral Outer West Door Reconstruction, which involved the rebuild of existing main entry to the Cathedral, including the removal of the head transome and the incorporation of the tympanum panels onto the existing doors so that the opening provides more light when the doors are open. 

Furthermore, CCB performed aninternal nave & isles restoration works for St Paul’s Cathedral Construction. Work involves accessing high nave and isles of the Cathedral to upgrade lighting, restore stone work and install permanent cable access points in the ceiling space.

Another project completed for St Paul’s Cathedral is the upgrade of its lift, crypt and amenities, which involved working within a historic Melbourne heritage landmark to remove the existing and upgrade to a new passenger lift.  These works covered the demolition of the steel structure lift shaft and lift motor room, cutting back the existing floors as well as excavating down to provide a new lift pit ready to construct a new masonry lift shaft to service four existing floors. As part of the works a new secondary lift were also to be installed for accessibility to the basement level.

Finally, CCB handled the additional demolition of the existing office spaces to remove all existing partition walls and services. Following this, the fitout work included new integrated mechanical heating and cooling systems, bathrooms, kitchens, electrical lighting, power and data, timber and aluminium partitions and new fire sprinkler heads.

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