|Project Name||Client||Superintendent||Value||Time Frame|
|HM Barwon Prison||Department of Justice, Victoria||Guymer Bailey Architects||$5 Million||September 2005 - July 2006|
|HM Barwon Prison|
|Client||Department of Justice, Victoria|
|Superintendent||Guymer Bailey Architects|
|Time Frame||September 2005 - July 2006|
The project consisted of the following works:
- Demolition and construction of a new gatehouse using a combination of concrete, steel, masonry and precast concrete structure built to an architectural profile. The internal fit out included the installation of a new reception area and logging facilities, search rooms, drug and explosive detection rooms, staff rooms and general amenities.
- An extension to the High Security Acacia unit to create a professional and non-contact visits area using a combination of concrete, masonry and steelwork. The internal fit out included non-contact visit cubicles, a contact visits room, search room, office and amenities.
- A prisoner reception post consisting of a heavy duty steel frame with explosive resistant glass. The internal fit out created a guard control consol and an amenities area.
- Removal and repair of 50% of the internal security road and replacement of the taut wire security fence.
Security works entailed:
- Removal and replacement of the existing taut wire fence included ground and concrete works.
- Upgrade of the CCTV system
- Installation of Thermal Imaging Camera’s
- Replacement of photo-electric beams
- The upgrade of the security management system
- Installation of a new biometric system for prison entry and exit control.