COLES EXPRESS / SHELL SERVICE STATION

Project Details

Category: Mixed Use Commercial
Client: ILBA Investments Pty Ltd
Location: Beach Street, Kwinana WA
Contract Value: $3,002,000.00 + GST
Architect: Fueltech Consulting Pty Ltd

Overview

Coles Express/Shell Service Station Shop with one Light Vehicle Canopy and one Heavy Vehicle Canopy. Two third party tenancy units were also constructed for future tenants (likely to be lunch bar/café). The service station is suitable for all vehicles including large trucks. The shop building includes: Disabled WC, Large shop floor area, Coolroom and set down for future freezer, Service console and office, Tea prep area and Storage area.

Prominent features

Alucobond cladding and signage to building and canopies, Polished Concrete floors to the inside of shop, Black Concrete Canopy Hardstand implemented, Installation of petrol reservoirs to meet applicable standards and 7m high pylon signage.

Precast concrete tilt panel construction methods and steel cladding implemented, Gyprock Stud walls throughout units, Full height wall tiling to water closets, Polished concrete flooring to unit foyers, Steel frame with Alucobond panel canopies for coverage over petrol bowsers and Installation of petrol bowsers and applicable plumbing services to petroleum reservoirs.

Project Challenges

Traffic management and public access control implemented due to ease of access from public and proximity of adjacent traffic; Stringent OSH reporting to meet specific standards in relation to petroleum industry; Demolition of existing structures which involves the safe removal and handling of Asbestos contain materials.
Shelford was required to work in with multiple contractors outside the scope of the contract. These included fit out works builder, Coles express contractors and novated client contractors. These contractors were managed and scheduled accordingly by the site supervisor and project manager.

Various design issues with functionality and construction method. These were identified at an early stage to minimise the impact on the project.

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