The Glades POS – Byford
Client: LWP Partners
Completion Jan 2014
Contract Value $4.4m
One of our latest project as head contractor is the building of an irrigation lake in a 3.5 hectare public open space in Byford – Glades subdivision for the new town centre. This comprises of ground works, acid sulphate soil treatment, de-watering and treatment, excavation, concrete retaining walls, waterproofing membrane and water supply and drainage infrastructure.
A timber clad steel boardwalk covering a portion of the lake is constructed with an adjacent weir structure. The concrete walls are fully clad in limestone blocks and balustrading with associated hard paving and concrete pathways around the perimeter of the lake including shade structures, furniture, BBQs, lighting, drinking fountains. A large area of softscape planting and reticulation will be installed.
This project was undertaken during winter which posed difficult conditions in the clay sub-grade which MG Group managed to program works in order to complete to original time schedules as required by the client.