This is the most prestigious recognition that is awarded by UDIA in Western Australia.
By producing a carbon neutral display home, using new and innovative building technologies, the display home now acts as an important educational tool on sustainable living for the community.
The judges found Osprey Waters by Mirvac to be outstanding, the best of the best.
“The landscaping is outstanding with the refurbishment of the natural environment and the addition of 2,700 native habitat trees, and it includes 6.38 ha of parkland walkways, boardwalks, playgrounds and barbecue amenities”.
"The overall design provides an integration of the community with the rehabilitation and re-vegetated estuary bank and linear use corridor. Public amenities have been married into the rehabilitated areas and nature reserves with cycle paths weaving through the natural vegetation." they said.
The natural foreshore and surrounding bushland has been a focal point of the planning and development of the picturesque community, which unites residents with the estuary and delivers connected and convenient waterside living.
The development features 6.38 hectares of landscaped natural parkland with walkways, boardwalks, beautiful tree-lined streets, retained natural vegetation and the protection of wildlife habitats, including the Osprey and Black Cockatoo.
Wormall Civil has been the civil contractor of choice since Stage 2 of this project and congratulates Mirvac and its team, which we are proud to be a part of, in winning these awards.
We look forward to the project possibly winning even more awards at the 2017 UDIA National Awards for Excellence being held in Perth in early April 2017.
Moadora Bay is regarded by many as the most liveable land estate in Mandurah, primarily because of its beachside location and ease of access to Perth. Located just 10 minutes north of Mandurah, the suburb is fringed by the pristine shoreline of Madora Bay Beach.
Wormall Civil is proud to have been chosen once again by Perry Real Estate to construct another stage of its prestigous Madora Bay Estate.
The project has two distinct facets: the construction of a 64 lot residential subdivision and the...Read More >
Brightwood is located 40 minutes’ drive south of the Perth CBD in the heart of Baldivis. With a choice of reputable schools, parklands and more than 80 specialty retail stores at Stockland Baldivis Shopping Centre. The beaches of Warnbro Sound are just ten minutes away whilst the city centres of Rockingham and Mandurah provide endless restaurants, cafes, bars and entertainment.
Works completed by Wormall Civil include:
9,152 m2 of Asphalt Pavement
2,074m of Kerbing...Read More >
The Contractor's Scope of Works
The first stage of the project was divided into 2 phases.
Phase 1 involved the clearing of the site and the removal of any contaminated material. The site was visually inspected for any contaminated material lying on the surface and this was subsequently removed. Removal of any rubbish and green waste also continued.
Apart from the protected trees, all other trees were cut down to stump level. Once cleared, the site was then tilled by enviornmental contractors McElhinny Consulting to disturb the...Read More >
This masterplanned land development is located between Baldivis Road and the west side of Kwinana Freeway just north of Safety Bay Road. One71 Baldivis is 45 minutes south of Perth, just 10 minutes from the beach and the nearby retail hub of Rockingham, and just 3 minutes from the Baldivis Shopping Centre,
Wormall Civil is currently undertaking the earthworks component of the project which presents the company with numerous challenges. Amongst them the removal and treatment of a large quantity of peat. The peat also has to be...Read More >
Vivente at Hammond Park will set a new standard for residential land estates in 2015.
The vision of experienced land developers Richard Noble, Vivente will be a landmark development renowned for its contemporary styled natural environment and prime access to educational facilities, creating an inviting family enclave.
Located within the City of Cockburn and positioned on the western side of the Kwinana Freeway, south west of Thomsons Lake nature reserve, some 400 lucky families will eventually call this vibrant community their home.
Designed to follow the...Read More >
Key aspects of this project included:
Installation of 1630 metres of DN250 PE16 Sewer Pressure Main – through sensitive wetland conservation area and existing subdivision
Installation of Type 40 Wastewater Pumping Station:
The project includes a Type 40 Sewer Pump Station, 2.7km of 200mm diameter pressure main and 550 metres of 300mm diameter gravity sewer. The excavation for the pressure main is 11 metres from ground level and ends up 8 metres below sea level. The pump station pit is 1800mm diameter with the largest section on the base weighing 16.5 tonne.
The pump station also includes 3 retention tanks which are 20m long and 1800mm diameter. The gravity sewer is 550 metres long, at a depth...Read More >
Situated approximately 115 km north of the Newman townsite, the Roy Hill project is established on flat plains at the eastern end of the Chichester Range.
Commencing on-site in August 2012, Wormall Civil undertook the bulk earthworks and civil construction at the Roy Hill mine site, including the provision of all in-ground services for the mining camp/village. Under contract to principal contractor Brookfield Multiplex, Wormall Civil employed a workforce in excess of 150 persons for approximately 12 months at the site.
Wormall Civil’s scope of...Read More >
Beachridge Estate is situated approximately 200 km north of Perth’s CBD, almost equidistant from Perth and Geraldton on the Indian Ocean coast.
A focus by the developer and approval authorities on the principles of environmental sustainability, and in particular water sensitive urban design, helped underpin the development. The intention was to avoid transplanting ‘suburbia’ to this unique coastal location.
Strong prevailing winds with resulting dust presented construction difficulties, particularly during the early stages of bulk earthworks. Unprecedented contingency measures such as the installation of a...Read More >
Located in the much sought after South Beach precinct close to the Fremantle CBD, this project presented Wormall Civil with some of the most challenging civil and environmental construction tasks the company had ever undertaken.
This environmentally sensitive site had previously been used as rail marshalling yards, a tip site and foundry, with asbestos, pesticides and heavy metals present within the soils.
Meticulous planning and scheduling of the civil works was necessary to accommodate the staged removal of decommissioned water, sewer, gas and electrical power...Read More >
This contemporary address features an impressive entry to the estate and a panoramic central lake surrounded by immaculate landscaping and mature paperbark trees, retained from the natural bushland setting.
Bulk earthworks and civil construction works included sewer, drainage, retaining and feature walls, roads, water, power, gas, communications and landscaping.
Wormall Civil faced a number of challenges, as the company was required to allow early access to the builders to commence construction while it completed the earthworks and civil works for remaining lots in the development....Read More >