Penguin Parade Visitors Centre

Location: Phillip Island, Melbourne, VIC

Client: KANE

Date:  Feb 2018 – Sep 2019

In April 2016, the Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria announced that the Andrews Labour Government will provide $48.2 million for this major redevelopment, with the Nature Parks contributing a further $10 million, for a total project cost of $58.2 million. the new Visitor Centre due to open in late 2019.

In addition to an enhanced visitor experience, this redevelopment will allow 6.7 hectares of habitat to be restored back to the island’s penguin colonies, with the Nature Parks better placed to achieve environmental outcomes by reducing impacts on penguins and increasing penguin habitat.

ACE’s scope of works includes:

  • temporary and permanent stormwater drainage
  • construction of new carparks
  • concrete footpaths
  • soft and hard landscaping
  • swales
  • paving
  • fencing
  • maintenance (52 weeks)
  • timber decking

 

Truganina P9 School

Location: Truganina, Melbourne, VIC

Client: KANE

Date: 2018

The Truganina East P-9 School project consists of the construction of new school buildings and the surrounding landscape for Truganina East P-9 School as part of the GASP (Growth Area Schools Project) Government initiative.

Ace Landscape was responsible for all soft landscaping and irrigation including supply and install of associated furniture and fixtures under direction of Kane Construction.

The school is in a residential precinct and is adjacent to residential roads. In the vicinity is a sports complex, residential housing and small primary school. Noise, mud and/or dust and other factors that may affect the surrounding area were some issues monitored by ACE and the client.

 

Presidents Park Improvements

Location: Wyndham Vale, Melbourne, VIC

Client: Wyndham City Council

Date: July – December 2018

The Presidents Park Landscape Improvements project consisted of the demolition of existing concrete steps / paths, garden beds and lawn areas. The construction and install of new concrete paths, walls, steps, asphalt road, garden beds, irrigation, lawn areas and furniture and structures.


(Progress in the baseball area)


(Progress in the hockey area)

 

Works were completed inside of the park and close to the Baseball and Hockey Pavilions. At least one access was needed to be maintained to the pavilions at all times throughout construction.

 

Talaskia Reserve

Location: Upper Ferntree Gully, Melbourne, VIC

Client: Knox City Council

Date: September – December 2018

A social space and multi-court with shelter, picnic tables and furniture, a new drainage system, planting as well as 13 weeks maintenance is included in the scope of works at the Upper Ferntree Gully project.

 

The scope of work included:

  • Demolition of the existing tennis courts and other associated infrastructure
  • Install of a Plexipave Multi-court with basketball, netball hoop, junior tennis ‘hot shot’ court and running track
  • Social space with shelter, picnic tables and furniture
  • New drainage system
  • Planting
  • Maintenance

Deakin Uni Courtyards

Location: Burwood, VIC

Client: Deakin University

Date: 2018

Ace Landscape Services was engaged by Deakin University to undertake the upgrade of two courtyards on their grounds.

 

COURTYARD : BUILDING P

As well as our Landscape team upgrading the courtyard of Building P, our Ace Maintenance team were there for the following 13 weeks, keeping it in tip top shape.

 

COURTYARD : BUILDING M

Courtyard M was also maintained by our Ace Maintenance team for the following 13 weeks after completion.

River Red Gum Parkland Project

Location: Glenroy, VIC

Client: The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT)

Date: March 2017 – November 2018

ACE was engaged by The Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) to undertake both the 1A and 1B Packages associated with the River Red Gum Parkland development of the greenfield site, north of the existing Northern Memorial Park.

Stage 1A & 1B included the construction of approximately 4,500 new monumental graves and 2,100 lawn graves, the scope included:

  • Earthworks
  • Underground stormwater drainage works
  • Concrete works, including kerb and channel, vehicle crossings, footpaths, paving
  • Construction of new roads
  • Construction of new pathways
  • Landscape decorative pavements
  • WSUD swales and ponds
  • Rock beaching
  • Landscape planting
  • Grave infrastructure construction including piling
  • Establishment and maintenance period

Stage 1A was completed in February 2018 and Stage 1B in February 2019.

 

Rosanna Station

Location: Rosanna, Vic

Client: NEPA

Date:  April – October 2018

As part of the construction of the brand new Rosanna Station alongside the Lower Plenty Road Level Crossing Removal Project, Ace Landscape Services team were working through the night on the furniture, platform tactile and concourse paving as well as the street furniture in order to get this project complete, which is now proving to be a huge upgrade for the Rosanna community.

 

MPavilion

Location: Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, VIC

Client: KANE Constructions

Date: July 2018 – October 2018

Ace Landscape Services was involved in the construction of the fifth MPavilion for KANE Constructions, designed by Barcelona-based architect Carme Pinós. Open from October 2018 through to February 2019, it’s host to a list of events including yoga, dance classes, music and of course a conversation evening event with Carme herself. The MPavilion kiosk is open daily stocked with coffee, snacks and licenced beverages. An iconic Melbourne event which we are very proud to be a part of.

Cowes Jetty Triangle

Location: Phillip Island, Victoria

Client: Bass Coast Council

Date: October 2017 – September 2018

As part of the Phillip Island Cowes Revitalisation Project, ACE undertook the redevelopment of the Jetty Triangle. ACE’s scope for this design and construction project included demolition of the existing facilities, installation of terraced, grassed areas for community events, new pathways and landscaping. Accessibility for all persons will be a significant feature of the project.  Ace is proud to have been a part of this exciting project that will surely enhance the infrastructure for the local community.

Cowes Jetty Triangle before construction:

Ace’s scope included:

  • Complete Concept Design, Function design and Detailed design
  • Obtain Planning permit and Council approvals and undertake community liaison
  • Design Install Street and feature lighting
  • Demolition of existing car park
  • Construction of new retaining wall, feature paving &  new pedestrian piazza
  • passive lawn areas and garden beds

Mernda Rail Extension Project

Location: South Morang, Vic

Client: John Holland Group

Date:  2017 –  August 2018

 

The extension of the South Morang line to Mernda involved eight kilometres of new rail line and three new stations to cater for up to 8000 commuters a day. Ace Landscape Services were engaged by John Holland Group to do various works for the Middle Gorge Station and Hawkstowe Station.

At Middle Gorge Station, ACE installed 3000+sqm of bluestone paving around the station and into the open space public areas and 400lm of bluestone paving to access stairs around the station.

 

The Hawkstowe Station consisted of the installation of 600sqm of Bluestone paving and 170lm of Bluestone paving to the stairs and up to the platforms.