St Bernard’s College were seeking a project partner who could provide robust project governance, mitigate risk and drive a timely and cost effective outcome for this new chapel and staff room project.
Gallagher Jeffs were appointed as the project manager and contract superintendent.
Scope of Services
Specific areas of refurbishment included:
- Refurbish and extend staff building to house over 150 staff, including offices, meeting/board room, open workstation, collaborative lounge and meeting spaces, staff kitchen and meals/café area;
- Replace the school chapel with a new two level facility to accommodate 300 people;
- Provide a new state of the art research centre facility allowing flexibility of testing and observing teaching and learning practices;
- Expand entry forecourt to accommodate the reflection and ethos of the Christian way with water features, sculptures, pathways, dry creeks, seating area and spiritual welcoming before entering the Chapel.
While the project was challenging in terms of time and budget, our vigilant management helped manage client changes as well as mitigating price and program overruns.