The scale of new Royal Adelaide Hospital cannot be under-emphasized: the largest hospital ever undertaken in Australia, and the single largest infrastructure project undertaken in South Australia’s history costing more than $2.4 Billion, making it one of the most expensive buildings ever built.
Features include an emergency department capable of treating an extra 24,000 patients each year, 800 beds, 40 operating theaters, intelligent IT systems and a fleet of automatically guided vehicles.
The entire building is the size of two football fields (10 hectares). It is 11 storeys high with 2,300 car parks.
The fire services scope of work includes the design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and defects liability maintenance of the following systems:
Managing contractor: Hansen Yuncken Leighton Contractors Joint Venture (HYLCJV)
Completion date: July 2017
Fire Services Project Value: $7.7M