The Port Phillip Prison Expansion Project consists of the following works:-
1. Building 29, Matilda Unit
A 118 bed maximum security 2 storey prison cell unit. The structure consists of 530 concrete precast panels, structural steel roof structure and an internal fitout for prison staff offices and prisoner training rooms. All services, door frames and windows will be cast into the panels. External exercise yards and landscaping will also be installed. The location of this new building requires a complicated infrastructure scope which is being installed as part of this construction.
The total gross floor area of this building is 2400m2.
2. Central Movement
This structure is a combination of structural steel and blockwork constructed within the prison. The building contains high level security and facilities for the central control personnel within Port Phillip Prison.
The total gross floor area of this building is 650m2.
3. Admissions Building
This building is a detailed refurbishment and extension to the existing admissions building. Works to this building have included after hours work to ensure minimal disruption to the operations within this area. Prisoner holding rooms, offices and interview booths and expanded double volume property storage form part of this new extension.
The total gross floor area of this building is 500m2.
4. Industries and Education Building
This building will be a portal frame structure with composite panels for the roof and walls.
The total gross floor area of this building is 850m2.
5. Industries Building
Similar to the Industries and Education Building this will be a portal frame structure and composite panel linings.
The total gross floor area of this building is 600m2.