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A high-density development, with a spacious feel, Park Sydney consists of 330 luxurious residential apartments, spanning across eight buildings. Located in picturesque Erskineville, in Sydney’s Inner West, the development is a contemporary, urban solution to accessible housing and amenities in the heart of Sydney.
The multi-purpose development includes residential apartments, as well as retail tenancies, a pharmacy and medical centre, a supermarket, childcare and a large, mutual basement. Much more than a simple residential development, Park Sydney allows tenants and visitors alike to experience the ease of accessibility, with a range of amenities in the one, contemporary and expertly-equipped precinct.
Located just a stone’s throw away from Sydney Park, Newtown’s King Street, Erskineville and St Peters Train Station, the precinct is walking distance to parks, restaurants, cafes and public transport. Additionally, The University of Sydney is accessible via a one-stop, 2 minute train journey, whilst Sydney’s CBD is conveniently located only 4km away, offering short commutes for students and professionals alike.
When considering the appropriate materials to use for the build, Astina construction manager Thomas Schrumpf not only had to think logistically about cost and space restrictions on-site, but also needed to consider the task of completing the build in a timely and efficient manner. ‘Much of the appeal of the Double Wall system stemmed from our need to streamline our construction process by minimising downtime,’ Schrumpf says. Austral utilise Quality Assurance Personnel to assess the manufacture of panels in the factory, with traceable photos and documentation provided to certifying engineers, there is reduced inspection required from contracted engineers, further reducing downtime and speeding up the schedule for the builder. Unlike traditional walls that can take days to construct, the Double Wall system can be installed, poured and completed in one day.
Austral Precast Double Wall provided numerous benefits to this project, including greater savings in installation costs and time, and reducing the amount of material required on-site. The client gained speed and efficiency in construction, and has stated his commitment to continue using Double Wall in future projects.