Property and Infrastructure Specialists

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital reaches major milestone with topping out ceremony

Stage 2 of Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital’s $265M redevelopment reached a major milestone with a topping out ceremony marking the final phase of construction of the six storey structure reaching its highest point. The project is on track to open in 2021.
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital reaches major milestone with topping out ceremony

NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, NSW Member for Hornsby Matt Kean and NSW Member for Ku-ring-gai Alister Henskens were on hand to celebrate the milestone.

APP was appointed to project manage Stage 2 of the redevelopment in 2017, with construction commencing on the new building in July 2018. APP also act as the Principal Authorised Person for the Stage 2 early works packages and the delivery of the new $19.8M multi-storey car park, which was completed and became operational to staff and visitors in December 2018.

Stage 2 of the project includes a refurbished and expanded Emergency Department and a new multi-storey Clinical Services Building with:

  • Combined Intensive Care and High Dependency Unit
  • Combined Respiratory/Cardiac and Coronary Care beds collocated with a Cardiac Investigations Unit
  • Outpatient Services
  • Medical Imaging
  • Paediatrics
  • Medical Assessment Unit
  • Transit Unit
  • Inpatient Units (including general medicine, stroke and dementia/delirium beds)
  • Collocated education space with the University of Sydney
  • Retail space

A further $65M increase in funding was announced in March 2019 and allows for the following additional services:

  • fit-out of two rehabilitation inpatient units;
  • refurbishment and increased capacity of Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre;
  • expansion of Outpatient Services, including chemotherapy, renal dialysis and oral health services;
  • consolidation of community health services into a modern, integrated centre; and
  • a helipad.

Congratulations to APP’s team on the project – Stuart Diver, Brad Embury, Sam Jeffrey, Yianni Venetis, Matt Minogue and everyone else involved in the project on the achievement of this major milestone.