Quality And Functionality For The Next Chapter Of Prince Alfred College’s Boarding History

Combining upmarket styling with contemporary boarding facilities, the new PAC Boarding House on The Parade West represents an exciting next chapter in the history of boarding at Prince Alfred College.  The development features 150 bed spaces, ensuite bathrooms, mess hall and recreation area, commercial laundry, meeting and music rooms, external garden areas, plus 4 single bed apartments for house supervisors and their families.

Prince Alfred College engaged Sarah Constructions with a key remit to deliver superior quality and aesthetics befitting the college’s tradition and status.  Sarah executed a number of quality control initiatives to ensure materials and overall finishes met client expectations. The project incorporated Deltacore, an innovative pre-fabricated flooring product, providing fire rating benefits and programming efficiencies.

The development, also known as Project 150, is an inspirational and aspirational boarding environment, with timber paneling, curved joinery, Kanmantoo Bluestone and impressive footbridge. For Prince Alfred College, this project is the culmination of extensive planning, approvals and fundraising, and is a fitting embodiment of the school’s commitment to their boarding program, an important part of its identity and the largest of its kind in South Australia.

Timelapse of the prefabricated link bridge installation can be found here.


  • High Commendation 2020 AIB Professional Excellence in Building Awards Commercial Construction $1 Million - $25 Million (SA Chapter)

“I have had an overall great experience working with Sarah Constructions, which extends beyond the project team to the supporting corporate staff including tendering and design, and would not hesitate to recommend them for future projects.”

Alan Daws - Project Manager, Building Developments - Prince Alfred College

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