Hyde Park Reflection Pool
Hyde Park is Australia’s oldest park. It’s also one of the most well-known. With just over 16 hectares of wide open space in the heart of central Sydney.
Architect Bruce Dellit’s Anzac Memorial Building and Reflecting Pool, was built as a memorial to the fallen of the Great War in the late 1920s.
mgp were asked to come up with a hydraulic solution for the overhaul and upgrade of the pool and it’s poor water quality and filtration. mgp designed a system to improve the water quality and treatment. The system will be changed from manual to automated and filtration will be increased to improve the water quality. In addition, the design ensured an increase in the capture of rainwater for reuse, thus reducing the impact of water supply and cost to the City of Sydney.
Sydney Opera House – Vehicle and Pedestrian Safety (VAPS)
The iconic Sydney Opera House undertook the Vehicle Access and Pedestrian (VAPS) project to remove heavy vehicles from the Forecourt, providing tourists and visitors with exclusive usage to the Forecourt. The project included excavation and construction of the new underground loading dock, new electrical substation and upgrade to the Forecourt roadway. This is the largest project undertaken at the Sydney Opera House since opening in 1973. mgp were awarded to project to provide the upgrade of toilet amenities, diversion of existing services, design of new sewer and water pump out system. The project is due for completion by the end of 2014.
Youth Off The Streets
The Youth Off The Streets charity lead by Father Chris O’Reilly undertook a new community development located in Campbelltown. The multi- purpose youth centre includes a basketball court, community hall and recording and rehearsal rooms. mgp provided authority infrastructure advice for the development, to allow existing services to be retained without modification or adjustment.
GWS Giants- Homebush Headquarters
A new sports training and administration headquarters located in Homebush. The GWS Giants undertook a development to relocate their headquarters to Homebush. The new development included a new training oval , training amenities and administration offices. mgp were instructed to design and provide the hydraulic and fire services for this development.
Heffron Park - Maroubra amenities upgrade
Heffron Park is a significant regional park located in the Eastern Suburbs, providing a range of sporting facilities including the Des Renford Aquatic Centre. Randwick City Council undertook an upgrade to the facilities in Heffron Park to cater to the community’s sports and recreational needs. mgp’s role in this upgrade was to provide upgrades to various existing amenities including a canteen, change rooms, showers and toilet. The upgrade of the facility was for the supply of water, drainage and rainwater re-use for toilet flushing.