St Andrew’s Hospital Eastern Clinic Development, Adelaide

Client: St Andrew’s Hospital Time: 2015-2018
Value: $50m Services Provided: Project Management, Project Programming

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RCP provided full project management services for St Andrew’s Hospital’s new 3 storey eastern clinical development.

Due to tight timeframes, the project required a bespoke procurement delivery model. The early works were procured under a traditional lump sum tender and the main works were procured under a managing contractor agreement with a Guaranteed Maximum Price provision for cost certainty. This allowed the main works design to progress while the early works was under construction, compressing the programme for early delivery.

The early works comprised major services upgrades, major civil works and subsurface structural work. The basement was formed using a diaphragm wall (an unusual construction technique rarely used in Adelaide) due to the high water table in the site’s location. The main works comprised the balance of the project, including all superstructure, services and fit-out works.

Although many challenges arose during this fast-track, complex building project undertaken in an operational hospital environment, RCP successfully mitigated client risk and guided the project team to deliver a world-class facility, on time and on budget.

Client Testimonial

Stephen Walker, Chief Executive Officer
St Andrew’s Hospital
March 2019

“RCP understood our specific needs and was able to successfully mitigate the significant risk posed to St Andrew’s Hospital whilst maintaining a harmonious team environment on this project. Richard and his team demonstrated a detailed understanding of undertaking construction works in a live hospital environment and proactively liaised with all stakeholders to minimise the impact to the hospital’s staff, patients and visitors. Additionally, the team demonstrated a strong client focus, going above and beyond in order to assist the hospital to achieve programme and cost savings and maintain a good relationship with the local residential community.”
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