Redevelopment of Heritage Buildings, Delivers State-of the-Art Facilities whilst Paying Homage to the Existing Elements

Sarah Constructions was successfully awarded the contract for the St Peter’s College Big Quad Redevelopment, which involved the redevelopment of heritage buildings, transformed to provide more flexible, modern and diverse learning spaces to match contemporary pedagogy needs. The project included the alterations and a modernised fit out of the Big Quad buildings and Big School Room as well as construction of a new external lift core and adjoining staircase. The redevelopment also included the removal of the surrounding landscaping and reinstatement for Disability Discrimination Act compliance.

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  • 2023 Australian Institute of Building Professional Excellence in Building Awards Professional Excellence in Commercial Construction $2-25 Million (SA Chapter)
  • 2023 Master Builders Australia Building Excellence Awards - Heritage Restoration (Commercial & Residential)

We have created significantly larger spaces, whilst honouring the original architecture and the heritage of the school. Builders Sarah Constructions, your problem solving, lateral thinking, determination and leadership of an incredibly complex project has been outstanding, we are very grateful for the way you steered the Sarah team through delays due to problems with availability of steel, timber, fittings, and labour.  Thank you very much to Dean and the Sarah team – Don, you should feel very proud of them all.

Joe Thorp, SlingsbyTaylor, Director

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