Barangaroo, Crown Stage 1C

Project Name: Barangaroo, Crown Stage 1C

Client: Lendlease Building Pty Ltd

Value: $70m – $80m

Location: Gate H4, Crown Stage 1C, 29 Hickson Road, Barangaroo

Duration: 14 Months

Commencement: September 2017


A challenging project, undertaking 70,000 m3 of bulk excavation of potentially contaminated material. Ward oversees the removal, by way of new excavation techniques, and responsible disposal of all waste material at offsite licensed facilities. Further work includes; pile trimming, detailed excavation and concrete blinding over the 6,000 m2 footprint, across three separate bulk excavation levels. Ward’s Senior Project Manager Dave Condon currently oversees the projects development, with the estimated completion date set for fourth quarter 2019.

Scope of Works:

  • Bulk excavation of over 70,000 m3 of potentially contaminated material
  • ‘Top-Down’ methodology; a nation first
  • Concrete blinding over 6,000 m2, across 3 levels
  • Pile trimming and wall surfacing
  • Installation and maintenance of ventilation system
  • Dewatering system throughout all three stages to -RL14 (approximately)
  • Underground excavation and loading of contaminated material