North Construction helping to revitalise Newcastle
Construction of the Newcastle Light Rail Depot building, at Wickham, and six stops along the rail’s 2.7 km length sees Downer and North Construction & Building work in conjunction to deliver a key part of the NSW Government’s Revitalising Newcastle program to the local community.
Stops are under construction at Newcastle Interchange, Honeysuckle (near Hunter Street TAFE), Civic, Crown Street, Market Street and Pacific Park. The project will have the capacity to transport 1,200 people per hour with services running every 7.5 minutes during peak times.
Operating since 1987 North Construction and Building is the largest locally owned construction company that delivers projects primarily in the health, aged care, education and commercial sectors. With a corporate office at Tuggerah and a Newcastle office at Broadmeadow, North services the Central Coast, Newcastle and Hunter Regions with projects ranging from $500,000 to $30 million.
North has successfully delivered many familiar Newcastle projects over a 30 year history of operating in the region, including the Merewether Surf House and Maitland Regional Sportsground Grandstand.
Current projects include the iconic $10 million St Bede’s Catholic College in Chisholm, the first secondary school in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle to open since 1984; and the $26 million 120- bed Residential Aged Care Facility for Regis Aged Care, located on the site of the old Viking Centre in Elermore Vale.
North are proud to have a reputation for stakeholder and subcontractor management, quality, professionalism and being a 'Builder of Choice'.
Clients include HNE Health - John Hunter Hospital, St Philips Christian Colleges, Newcastle Private Hospital, Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, Regis Aged Care and Opal Aged Care.