The colours and textures of the new hospital tower’s façade are on full display as the final sections of scaffolding come down.
Over the Easter break, the construction site for the Stage 1 tower will be closed on Friday 2 April and will re-open on Tuesday 6 April.
More than 500 builders are currently onsite working across a dozen floors – it’s a big operation!
More of the building's unique façade will be revealed as the scaffolding continues to come down.
Fit out of the new Emergency Department (Level 0) is powering ahead, with flooring and painting almost complete and nearly all of the internal doors installed.
Our builders have finished pouring the concrete slab for Nepean Hospital’s new Ambulance Bay, which will have capacity for 10 ambulances at a time.
Waterproofing is underway in the new Birth Unit (Level 1) in preparation for the installation of the 14 birthing baths.
Construction is progressing on the tower's nine lifts that will transport staff and patients from the ground level right up to Level 14.
Large windows are being installed on the upper floors for the inpatient units to make the most of the natural light and the magnificent view!
The interior fit-out of the new tower is well underway with CPB scheduling the lower floors first and working their way up.
Final concrete works around the helipad and the lift shafts are occurring on Level 14.
We’re getting close to finishing the concrete structure of the 14-storey tower, with the final concrete pour underway for the helipad on Level 14.
The final concrete slab for Level 13 will be poured this week and the view from up there is magnificent!
The concrete slab for the entire 12th floor (approximately 3600 square metres) was poured last weekend. It took less than a week to complete - a new project record for the project!
The final concrete pour is underway for Level 11 which will be used for in-patient rooms.
The final concrete has been poured for Level 10 which will be used for in-patient rooms.
Concrete is being poured for Level 10 which will feature in-patient rooms.
Both tower cranes on site have been climbed to their final height to allow construction of the remaining floors for the tower.
Check out the June fortnightly construction updates for Stage 1 of the Nepean Redevelopment
Check out the May fortnightly construction updates for Stage 1 of the Nepean Redevelopment.
The concrete pour is underway for Level 4 which will feature the new Central Sterilising Supply Department (CSSD) and plant room.
Construction is continuing in line with COVID-19 mitigation measures that have been implemented across the site to protect the health and safety of workers.
The first of the concrete for Level 3 (Operating Theatres) has been poured and work has begun on the exterior walls for the ground level of the hospital tower.
A second tower crane will be erected this weekend (weather permitting) near the existing childcare centre.
Preparations are now underway to pour the concrete for Level 3 of the new 14-storey tower, where the Operating Suite will be located.
A second 59 metre tall tower crane will be erected onsite near the existing childcare centre to ramp up construction on the 14-storey hospital tower.
The concrete slab for the ground floor is now complete with approximately 450 cubic metres of concrete poured last week in various areas.
After a short break over the Christmas and New Year period, construction is back in full swing onsite.
Our construction workers will be taking a well-deserved break over the Christmas period, with the construction site for the 14-storey clinical tower closing from Monday 23 December, and reopening on Monday 6 January.
The planning and design process for Stage 1 is almost complete, and the majority of the 14-storey tower ground floor slab has been poured.
The main tower ground floor slab is almost complete with two major concrete pours scheduled before year end.
The layout of up to 90% of rooms in the new hospital have been decided upon by the relevant departments.
A final round of meetings are being held to determine the detail design for key spaces in the tower including the new Emergency Department.
Construction is increasing on site at Nepean Hospital. Check out this map to see the latest construction zones. Please pay close attention to traffic signage and drive carefully at all times.
With more than 600 new car spaces and a rooftop helipad the new multi-storey car park is making it easier for everyone to access services at Nepean Hospital.
The new link-bridge, which was craned into place recently, connects the hospital to the new multi-storey car park and rooftop helipad.
From Wednesday 13 March, pedestrian and vehicle access to North Block will close. There are now new ways to access North Block, including the Aged Care and Rehabilitation Centre.
On 15 January 2019, the Somerset Street was permanently closed to progress construction of the Nepean Redevelopment Stage 1 hospital tower. Alternative parking options are in place to minimise disruption to patients and staff during this time.
As construction ramps up on site, follow a few simple tips to make your next visit to Nepean Hospital a smooth one.
From 16 July sections of the Somerset Street Car Park will be closed to progress the redevelopment. Click here for more infromation.
Watch our short video that capture the demolition of Pialla and preparing the ground for the first concrete piling soon.
On 1 May 2018, fencing is going up around the Nepean Cancer Care Centre in preparation for an expansion and upgrade of the facility.
From 17 February 2018, new pedestrian changes will be in place around the construction zone of the new car park.
Demolition works at Pialla are now underway and traffic changes are in place.