Parkville Station will be on the doorstep of Victoria’s world-renowned education, health and research precinct. The Metro Tunnel will enhance access to The University of Melbourne and facilities such as The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Women’s Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The new Parkville Station will provide a direct train connection to the area for the first time and relieve pressure on local trams and roads.
Stilcon scaffolding created stretcher access scaffolding from street level down three levels into the tunnel for the Stilcon Steel team to install the steel walkway required. This stretcher access allowed Stilcon Steel to get their steel and equipment down to all three levels to complete their project.
At street level Stilcon Scaffolding provided support access for the walkway so that both trades and pedestrians could access along east and west of the project area.
As the location was in central Melbourne CBD, the compound for unloading equipment was over 500 metres from the working area. This required additional scheduling and planning of manpower and delivery times.
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