Projects

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.