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  • + 395 Collins Street

    Client: D + Co Property & Development Pty Ltd.

    Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC

    Works Completed: May - June 2013

    Structural Issues:

    • During inspection sand stone and granite pillars were found to be partially detached

    Scope of Work:

    • Carry out inspection and makesafe to all areas of the roof and external facades
    • Removed all loose finials via twin rope systems
    • Epoxy injection of the pillars at top and bottom
    • Removal of spalled or delaminated concrete that may pose a fall hazard
    • Installed custom wrought iron brackets to keep the pillars secured
    • Prepare report including repair recommendations

    Benefits of Rope Access:

    • Quick, easy access to all facades of building
    • Eliminates need for unsightly & expensive scaffolding systems
    • Mobilisation is quick with little set up time involved - great for emergency makesafes

    Building facts:

    • Heritage building built in the late 19th Century
    • Building is sandstone with sandstone and marble granite
    • Building has many gables with decorative finials on top of each peak

    Job facts:

    • Job was completed on time and on budget

    Quality, Safety & Environment:

    • Temporary barricades erected with grounds person on standby
    • Thorough risk assessments and planning involved
  • 395 Collins Street abseiling
  • Absafe circle logo
  • 395 Collins Street facade
  • 395 Collins Street repairs to brickwork at height
  • 395 Collins Street - street view