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Construction Update - 6 June

Construction Update - 6 June

The Stage 2 site is gearing up for the installation of two tower cranes which will do all the heavy lifting during the concrete and steel structural work for the new seven-storey building. The cranes will be secured onto engineered concrete slabs in the middle of the site. 

Posted 06 Jun 2024
Construction Update - 2 May

Construction Update - 2 May

Excavation works at the footprint of the Stage 2 site is almost finished and foundation piling works are now underway.

Posted 01 May 2024
Construction Update - 4 April

Construction Update - 4 April

Construction is underway on the new Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Unit. The old Sexual Health building and Nepean 2 have been recently demolished to make way for CAMHS which will provide mental health care to young people aged between 12 and 17. 

Posted 03 Apr 2024
Construction Update - 21 March

Construction Update - 21 March

Works at the footprint of the Stage 2 site are progressing nicely with the pit now filled. Construction has also started on the new Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Unit.

Posted 21 Mar 2024
Construction Update - 29 February

Construction Update - 29 February

This construction update is a special edition dedicated to the completion of refurbishment and repurposing works.

Posted 28 Feb 2024
Construction Update - 15 February

Construction Update - 15 February

Bulk excavations at the footprint of the Stage 2 building is progressing well. The yellow Moits machines excavators have removed masses of cylindrical concrete piles that held up the old North Block 

Posted 15 Feb 2024
Construction Update - 25 January

Construction Update - 25 January

Refurbishment works across the campus are nearing completion with refurbished areas for Allied Health Clinical spaces, Allied Health Offices and Paediatrics Outpatients Unit on Levels 3 and 4 of Building C expected to open in the coming weeks. 

Posted 25 Jan 2024
Construction Update - 14 December

Construction Update - 14 December

The builders are preparing the site, which is about the size of an Olympic Pool, for bulk excavation.

Posted 13 Dec 2023
Construction Update - 30 November

Construction Update - 30 November

Level 6 of the P1 multi-storey car park is set to open in coming weeks with line markings now complete. Opening next month, the car park rooftop will provide more than 100 additional car spaces.

Posted 30 Nov 2023
Construction Update - 16 November

Construction Update - 16 November

Demolition on the footprint of Stage 2 is progressing well with 90 per cent of rubble removed.

Posted 16 Nov 2023
Construction Update - 2 November

Construction Update - 2 November

The Nepean Redevelopment project team has moved from its previous project office near the demolition area at the western side of Building D into repurposed office space on Level 2 of Building D. 

Posted 02 Nov 2023
Construction Update - 19 October

Construction Update - 19 October

Level 6 of the P1 multi-story carpark is close to completion with security screens being installed. Find out more in the latest construction update.

Posted 19 Oct 2023
Construction Update - 5 October

Construction Update - 5 October

Major demolition works recently started on the western side of Building D (old North Block). The works are required to clear the way for construction of Tower 2.

Posted 05 Oct 2023
Construction Update - 8 September

Construction Update - 8 September

The builders are installing the façade panels on Level 6 of the P1 multi-story car park, where the old helipad is being converted into additional car spaces.

Posted 08 Sep 2023
Construction Update - 24 August

Construction Update - 24 August

Refurbishment of hospital areas in Building D are progressing well, with all repurposing works now complete in the southern end of the building.
 

Posted 24 Aug 2023
Construction Update - 10 August

Construction Update - 10 August

Site fencing is going up around the footprint of the new Stage 2 building as demolition works continue on sections of Building D.

Posted 10 Aug 2023
Construction Update - 27 July

Construction Update - 27 July

Demolition works are underway on the northern section of Building D (old North Block), the old Hope Cottage and Doctors Accommodation.

Posted 27 Jul 2023
Construction Update - 13 July

Construction Update - 13 July

In the southern end of Building D, the builders have finished fitting out the reception area in the new Aged Care Rehabilitation Centre.

Posted 13 Jul 2023
Construction Update - 29 June

Construction Update - 29 June

The P1 car park link bridge is still closed to the public to allow for demolition works.

Posted 29 Jun 2023
Construction Update - 15 June

Construction Update - 15 June

A new temporary internal corridor will open next week on Level 2, Building E of Nepean Hospital, near the chapel for both staff and the public to use.

Posted 15 Jun 2023
Construction Update - 1 June

Construction Update - 1 June

The footprint for the new Stage 2 building will start taking shape this month.

Posted 01 Jun 2023
Construction Update - 18 May

Construction Update - 18 May

The new Pathology Department in Building E is starting to take shape with laboratory equipment, including the new Roche Auto-tracker, being installed.

Posted 18 May 2023
Construction Update - 4 May

Construction Update - 4 May

Preparation for demolition works at the northern end of Building D (old North Block) are well underway.

Posted 04 May 2023
Construction Update - 20 April

Construction Update - 20 April

Demolition works are underway in Building D (North Block) to progress Stage 2 construction. 

Posted 20 Apr 2023
Construction Update - 6 April

Construction Update - 6 April

The new Pathology Department on Level 1 of Building E is nearing completion with the installation of ceiling tiles, joinery and painting. 

Posted 06 Apr 2023
Construction Update - 2 February

Construction Update - 2 February

The builders continue to make good progress on the installation of the new external façade for Building E.

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Posted 02 Feb 2023
Construction Update - 15 December 2022

Construction Update - 15 December 2022

High-level services and cabling are now being installed inside the new Pathology Department, including more than 1500 data cables! 

Posted 15 Dec 2022
Construction Update - 1 December 2022

Construction Update - 1 December 2022

Work has commenced on the façade of Building E (East Block) where the new Pathology Department is being built.

Posted 01 Dec 2022
Construction Update - 17 November 2022

Construction Update - 17 November 2022

Work has now commenced on installing Nepean Hospital's new Pathology Department’s high level services.

Posted 17 Nov 2022
Construction Update - 3 November 2022

Construction Update - 3 November 2022

Our latest update provides an overview of the construction activities taking place on the Nepean Hospital campus.

Posted 03 Nov 2022
Construction Update – 9 December

Construction Update – 9 December

Last month the project team celebrated another major milestone when they successfully completed the first "black start" test.

Posted 09 Dec 2021
Construction Update - 26 November

Construction Update - 26 November

The new Stage 1 tower interior is starting to look like a contemporary hospital as we edge closer to construction completion.

Posted 26 Nov 2021
Construction Update – 15 November

Construction Update – 15 November

The artwork concept by artist Nicola Moss is being installed on the walls and corridors in the Stage 1 tower.

Posted 15 Nov 2021
Construction Update – 28 October

Construction Update – 28 October

The installation of major medical equipment is continuing on multiple floors inside the Stage 1 tower including medical gas pendants within the Operating Theatres, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department (ED).

Posted 27 Oct 2021
Construction Update - 15 October

Construction Update - 15 October

The digital operating theatre equipment is currently being installed in the hybrid theatres.  

Posted 15 Oct 2021
Construction Update - 30 September

Construction Update - 30 September

Work has ramped up on site this week following updated health orders, and is being carefully managed in line with COVID safety requirements.

Posted 30 Sep 2021
Construction Update - 16 September

Construction Update - 16 September

The installation of furniture, equipment and signage is now underway on all floors inside the Stage 1 tower, with the fit-out of the helipad lobby is almost complete.

Posted 15 Sep 2021
Construction Update - 2 September

Construction Update - 2 September

​The fit-out of the lobby for the roof-top helipad is underway and the first helicopter test landing is scheduled to take place in the coming weeks. 

Posted 02 Sep 2021
Construction Update - 19 August

Construction Update - 19 August

The final finishing touches continue from Level 0 to Level 3 which includes a comprehensive review and testing process.

Posted 19 Aug 2021
Construction Update - 5 August

Construction Update - 5 August

Construction has recommenced on the 14-storey tower following a short pause. 

Posted 05 Aug 2021
Construction Update - 8 July

Construction Update - 8 July

The scaffolding is almost down with the colours and textures of the new hospital tower’s unique façade on display.

Posted 08 Jul 2021
Construction Update - 24 June

Construction Update - 24 June

CPB has commenced installing structural steel for the permanent East link bridge which will connect the new Stage 1 tower with Nepean Hospital’s current East Block.

Posted 23 Jun 2021
Construction Update - 10 June

Construction Update - 10 June

The final tower crane has been removed and the installation of a large-scale artwork is now underway. 

Posted 10 Jun 2021
Construction Update - 28 May

Construction Update - 28 May

The new helipad is officially complete, with CPB finishing the line marking late last week.

Posted 27 May 2021
Construction Update - 13 May

Construction Update - 13 May

Despite the recent rainfall, solid progress is being made on the façade of the Stage 1 tower, with the builders aiming to have all the scaffolding removed in June.

Posted 13 May 2021
Construction Update - 29 April

Construction Update - 29 April

The Level 6 lift lobby is taking shape and the internal finishes are almost complete.

Posted 29 Apr 2021
Construction Update - 15 April

Construction Update - 15 April

The colours and textures of the new hospital tower’s façade are on full display as the final sections of scaffolding come down.

Posted 15 Apr 2021
Construction Update - 1 April

Construction Update - 1 April

Over the Easter break, the construction site for the Stage 1 tower will be closed on Friday 2 April and will re-open on Tuesday 6 April.

Posted 31 Mar 2021
Construction Update - 18 March

Construction Update - 18 March

More than 500 builders are currently onsite working across a dozen floors – it’s a big operation!

Posted 18 Mar 2021
Construction Update - 4 March

Construction Update - 4 March

More of the building's unique façade will be revealed as the scaffolding continues to come down.

Posted 04 Mar 2021
Construction Update - 18 February

Construction Update - 18 February

Fit out of the new Emergency Department (Level 0) is powering ahead, with flooring and painting almost complete and nearly all of the internal doors installed.

Posted 18 Feb 2021
Construction Update - 4 February

Construction Update - 4 February

Our builders have finished pouring the concrete slab for Nepean Hospital’s new Ambulance Bay, which will have capacity for 10 ambulances at a time.

Posted 04 Feb 2021
Construction Update - 3 December

Construction Update - 3 December

Waterproofing is underway in the new Birth Unit (Level 1) in preparation for the installation of the 14 birthing baths.

Posted 03 Dec 2020
Construction Update - 20 November

Construction Update - 20 November

Construction is progressing on the tower's nine lifts that will transport staff and patients from the ground level right up to Level 14.

Posted 19 Nov 2020
Construction Update - 5 November

Construction Update - 5 November

Large windows are being installed on the upper floors for the inpatient units to make the most of the natural light and the magnificent view!

Posted 05 Nov 2020
Construction Update - 22 October

Construction Update - 22 October

The interior fit-out of the new tower is well underway with CPB scheduling the lower floors first and working their way up.

Posted 22 Oct 2020
Construction Update - 8 October

Construction Update - 8 October

Final concrete works around the helipad and the lift shafts are occurring on Level 14.

Posted 07 Oct 2020
Construction Update - 24 September

Construction Update - 24 September

We’re getting close to finishing the concrete structure of the 14-storey tower, with the final concrete pour underway for the helipad on Level 14.

Posted 24 Sep 2020
Construction Update - 10 September

Construction Update - 10 September

The final concrete slab for Level 13 will be poured this week and the view from up there is magnificent!

Posted 10 Sep 2020
Construction Update - 27 August

Construction Update - 27 August

The concrete slab for the entire 12th floor (approximately 3600 square metres) was poured last weekend. It took less than a week to complete - a new project record for the project!

Posted 27 Aug 2020
Construction Update - 13 August

Construction Update - 13 August

The final concrete pour is underway for Level 11 which will be used for in-patient rooms.

Posted 12 Aug 2020
Construction Update - 30 July

Construction Update - 30 July

The final concrete has been poured for Level 10 which will be used for in-patient rooms.

Posted 29 Jul 2020
Construction Update - 16 July

Construction Update - 16 July

Concrete is being poured for Level 10 which will feature in-patient rooms.

Posted 16 Jul 2020
Construction Update - 2 July

Construction Update - 2 July

Both tower cranes on site have been climbed to their final height to allow construction of the remaining floors for the tower.

Posted 02 Jul 2020
Construction Updates - June

Construction Updates - June

Check out the June fortnightly construction updates for Stage 1 of the Nepean Redevelopment

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Posted 01 Jun 2020
Construction Updates - May

Construction Updates - May

Check out the May fortnightly construction updates for Stage 1 of the Nepean Redevelopment.

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Posted 01 May 2020
Construction Update - 23 April

Construction Update - 23 April

The concrete pour is underway for Level 4 which will feature the new Central Sterilising Supply Department (CSSD) and plant room.

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Posted 23 Apr 2020
Construction Update - 9 April

Construction Update - 9 April

Construction is continuing in line with COVID-19 mitigation measures that have been implemented across the site to protect the health and safety of workers.

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Posted 09 Apr 2020
Construction Update - 26 March

Construction Update - 26 March

The first of the concrete for Level 3 (Operating Theatres) has been poured and work has begun on the exterior walls for the ground level of the hospital tower.

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Posted 26 Mar 2020
Construction Update - 12 March

Construction Update - 12 March

A second tower crane will be erected this weekend (weather permitting) near the existing childcare centre.

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Posted 12 Mar 2020
Construction Update - 27 February

Construction Update - 27 February

Preparations are now underway to pour the concrete for Level 3 of the new 14-storey tower, where the Operating Suite will be located.
 
 

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Posted 27 Feb 2020
Construction Update - 13 February

Construction Update - 13 February

A second 59 metre tall tower crane will be erected onsite near the existing childcare centre to ramp up construction on the 14-storey hospital tower.

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Posted 12 Feb 2020
Construction Update - 30 January

Construction Update - 30 January

The concrete slab for the ground floor is now complete with approximately 450 cubic metres of concrete poured last week in various areas.

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Posted 30 Jan 2020
Construction Update - 16 January

Construction Update - 16 January

After a short break over the Christmas and New Year period, construction is back in full swing onsite.

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Posted 16 Jan 2020
Construction Update - 19 December

Construction Update - 19 December

Our construction workers will be taking a well-deserved break over the Christmas period, with the construction site for the 14-storey clinical tower closing from Monday 23 December, and reopening on Monday 6 January.

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Posted 19 Dec 2019
Construction Update - 5 December

Construction Update - 5 December

The planning and design process for Stage 1 is almost complete, and the majority of the 14-storey tower ground floor slab has been poured.

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Posted 04 Dec 2019
Construction Update - 21 November

Construction Update - 21 November

The main tower ground floor slab is almost complete with two major concrete pours scheduled before year end.

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Posted 21 Nov 2019
Construction Update - 7 November

Construction Update - 7 November

The layout of up to 90% of rooms in the new hospital have been decided upon by the relevant departments.

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Posted 07 Nov 2019