Background

For over 30 years there were community discussions about an Aquatic Centre on the south coast of the Fleurieu Peninsula. In 2007, a joint venture between Alexandrina Council and the City of Victor Harbor was initiated to investigate a site, funding and construction opportunities.

Challenges

  • Ground water to 1500mm below existing ground level
  • Co-ordination during the design and construction of sewer, power and NBN services non-existent during project commencement
  • Site access was restricted during construction of a new road around the site
  • All excavation works carried out under the supervision of the Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority cultural observers

Outcomes

  • Facilitated a project coordinated between two council authorities to the satisfaction of all
  • Exceeded building air tightness requirements by twice the required outcome
  • ready for occupation before required dates allowing full testing, commissioning and staff training with time to spare

Our project team

  • Scott Kennett – Construction Manager
  • Phil Hole – Estimator and Commercial Manager
  • Paul Jennings – Senior Project Manager
  • Greg Chambers – Site Manager
  • Barry Clegg – Contract Administrator
  • Stuart Wheeler – Safety Officer

25m 8 Lane pool

Picnic facilities

Starting Blocks

“I can say, without fear of contradiction, that Kennett Pty Ltd, have at all times demonstrated a focused commitment to the elements required for a successful project and satisfied client. I commend Kennett Pty Ltd on their professionalism, their integrity and their high standards of construction”

David Moyle
Project Manager, Alexandrina Council


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