Formerly occupied by Tabcorp, 495 Harris Street is located on the fridge of Sydney CBD in Ultimo. As part of Sydney City Council, the site is directly situated on Harris Street opposite the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre and close to the Power House Museum. Due to it’s inner city location, 495 Harris Street is bound by both commercial buildings as well as sensitive residential dwellings of Heritage significance.
The Scope of Works included hazmat removal and complete structural demolition of all site improvements, removal of slab on ground and underground storage tank (USTs). Following demolition, civil works followed which involved remediation of contaminated soils, bulk earthworks (38,000m3) and site retention works (anchoring/rock bolting, shotcreting and pile installations).