Former Navy Barracks Middle Head, Asbestos Removal

Project Description

RARE was engaged to prepare five buildings for long term lease by Sydney Harbour Federation Trust. The buildings formed part of a Naval Barracks on a now historically significant site. The buildings contained heritage listed items, requiring protection during the works.

The works involved:

  • Removal of friable and non-friable asbestos products
  • Clean and strip out of commercial kitchen and bar area
  • Removal of all original soft and hard furnishings
  • Removal and mitigation of lead paint and encapsulation of more recent lead bonded
  • Replacement of ¬†aging asbestos roof sheets with modern non-hazardous materials to reduce impact to site users and surrounding environs.

The site was located adjacent to commercial facilities and extensively used public parklands on a key connecting road. RARE was additionally required to maintain traffic flow for nearby businesses.