Lady Robinsons Beach Restoration

Project name: Lady Robinsons Beach Restoration Works

Client: Sydney Ports Corporation

Value: $7M

Location: Foreshore of the Grand Parade, Lady Robinsons Beach (north of Florence Street), Botany Bay

Commencement: March 2004

Duration: 48 weeks

Overview: The project was Stage II of the Lady Robinsons Beach Restoration Works.  Ward completed Stage I in 1997.  Ward constructed the rock groynes using 60% of the total quantity volumes from recycled and processed rock from a city excavation project.  This project was the Winner of the 1998 New South Wales Earth Awards Category 2.

Scope of works:

  • Construction of 6 rock groynes, 2 concrete panels and steel pile groynes
  • Dredging and placement of 300,000m3 of sand
  • Transplanting 6,000m2 of sea grass
  • Construction of time boat ramp and piles for solar navigation lights
  • Re-vegetation of dune embankments