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Fitout, Refurbishment

The Salvation Army HQ

Location

Redfern

Duration

16 Weeks

Size

1200.5 sqm

Project Description

The Salvation Army Australia is an international charity and church who focus on giving hope where it’s needed most. TSA work across Australia – in cities, country towns and rural communities and are famous across Australia for their Red Shield Appeal.

The project required the reconfiguration of the existing department layouts to improve the utilisation of the available space within the building, with the ultimate objective of making the 3rd level within the building available for lease to a future prospective tenant.

After a successful competitive tender process for project management firms Turner & Towsend and Root Partnerships, Jensen Projects were engaged on a D&C contract which included the novation and management of the existing consultant team. The project was successfully completed in April 2020.

Key Challenges
  • Extensive staging strategies were required which consisted of temporary relocations that enabled TSA’s business operations to continue whilst existing spaces were reconfigured.
  • Detailed services design resolution which involved upgrading the existing mechanical systems to ensure appropriate capacity and compliance.
  • Project was undertaken during the initial COVID-19 outbreak in early 2020. Measures and procedures were put in place to ensure the project could continue with minimal disruptions to programme.