Blue Mountains City Council posted an online Tender request for Playground Equipment Renewal. The Scope of Works included – Construction of Play Walls, Relocation of existing fencing, picnic table and Bin, Concrete paving and pads, Supply and Install of Play Equipment, Rubberised Softfall, Organic Softfall, Planting and Garden Bed extension, Shaping Soil, Turfing and Making Good – and a Bubbler if budget allowed.
Looking through the documentation in conjunction with the Scope of Works and also the allocated Budget, we had to discuss the project with the Client as they required more funding to finish their wish list.
Working closely with Council and by amending the original brief to include sandstone retaining walls instead of concrete and with some minor design changes, we brought the project within budget without compromising the play value.
Council was so impressed that they forwarded two Letters of thanks.
“The park looks fantastic and all those concerned are very impressed. The feedback from the local community is very positive and I think it will probably feature in the local news paper. I will send you a scanned copy if it is. Peter and his team were a great bunch of guys to deal with and very efficient at what they do. Hopefully we will be dealing with your organisation again in the future.”
Mark Bondfield – Project Management Officer, Blue Mountains City Council
“I wish to pass on to you that we have received lots of positive feedback on the revamp to Outrim Park. Your input into keeping the integrity of the original design while cutting back the costs is appreciated. So too is the good work that the contractors did in particular the extra planting and turfing, which lifted the look of the finished product considerably.”
Elizabeth Dudley-Bestow – Team Leader Recreation, Blue Mountains City Council