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Location: South River WA

Project Start: 19 March 2018


Project Finish: 6 July 2018


Project Value: $1.9m


Client: City of Gosnells (Brad Harris, Porter Consulting Engineers)


Tracc Civil was contracted to transform Huntingdale’s Sutherlands Park into a new synthetic hockey ground, the first of its kind in Perth’s South-east.


Scope of work included the following:

  • Demolition works

  • Earthwork - Ground works to clear and level the site; install sub-soil drainage and deliver infill to raise flood-prone areas by up to 800mm

  • Retaining & rebound walls

  • Turf sprinkler system, water storage tank and water treatment system

  • Lighting and electrical controls

  • Stormwater drainage

  • Security fences and gates

  • Player and technical control shelters

  • Sewer pump station and associated facilities

  • Sewer rising main and sewer reticulation mains

  • Demolition of existing buildings

  • Road base of 6000m2 to very strict tolerances

Project Challenges

  • Strict time requirements as City of Gosnells staff is based onsite

  • Junior training needed to continue during construction

Managing These Challenges

  • Fencing was installed to prevent access to site locations under construction.

  • Effective communication between City of Gosnells staff, Western Power and third party entities to provide seamless construction that met the deadlines provided.

Sutherland Park Synthetic Hockey Field

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