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Museum Precinct Public Domain Works - Tender 2072

RFT ID Tender 2072
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 6-Nov-2018
Closes 4-Dec-2018 2:00pm
Category (based on UNSPSC)
95000000 - Land and Buildings and Structures and Thoroughfares
Agency Hunter Central Coast Development Corporation

Contact Person
Phillip Samaras
Phone: 4028 9722
Mobile: 0439 428 358

Tender Details


The Museum Precinct, including the redevelopment of Civic Station, has been identified as future public open space in the concept plan, and planning proposal recently gazetted, for the former heavy rail corridor in Newcastle. This open space will expand the existing Museum Lawn area to incorporate the station area, former rail corridor and station forecourt area.


The new public open space will form a key open space area within the Civic area of Newcastle. It will also provide a link between these uses and the harbour foreshore with its entertainment, residential and commercial uses.


This site is approximately 7,000sqm in area and is bounded by the Newcastle Museum in the north and Hunter Street in the south, the project generally entails the following key items;

1. Refurbishment of Civic Station into a lettable tenancy as well as surrounding landscaping including but not limited to; 

  • Retaining Civic Station and converting the building into a café or similar tenancy (tenancy fit out by others);
  • Deconstruction of existing overhead foot bridge and reuse of hunch beams and bricks into landscape space;

  • Partial demolition of platform structures;

  • Refurbishment of platforms and shelters, and

  • Backfilling of redundant rail corridor with soft and hard landscaping.

 2. Enhancement of Civic lane, including but not limited to; 

  • Replacement of existing asphalt wearing layer, with pavements and footpaths;

  • Landscaping;

  • Sculpture and Sculpture base; and

  • Lighting and street furniture.

 3. Museum Place Landscaping, including but not limited to; 

  •  New pathways;
  • Landscaping, including;

    • Reuse of footbridge hunched beams as bench space;

    • Ruse of footbridge bricks within hard landscaping; and

  • Lighting, engineering and stormwater works.

 4. Brake Block Park Landscaping, including but not limited to; 

  • Realignment of vines within the Winemakers lot;

  • Additional Pathways;

  • Lighting;

  • Relocation of benches, and

  • Minor soft landscaping.



NSW Regions: Hunter

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Related Records

  • Contract Award Notices:
    • ENV2411  North Construction and Building Pty Ltd

Address for Lodgement

via eTendering only

Conditions for Participation

As per the RFT documentation

Estimated Timeframe for Delivery

January to June 2019

Multi Agency Access