An innovative model for secondary school boarding in the 21st century.

Sandrick Pty. Ltd. was engaged by Knox Grammar School as Project Managers for the design development and delivery of a new “state-of-the-art” boarding and accommodation centre on their senior campus located in Wahroonga, Sydney, Australia.

Sandrick developed a set of spatial standards and an associated business model for the project as the basis for the design brief and to inform client decisions during the design development phase of the project.

The project incorporated an extensive range of new corporate facilities including:

  • 160 bed accommodation with ensuites to all rooms
  • Passive recreation areas
  • Student study facilities
  • Resident master houses
  • Medical clinic with 2 wards
  • Nurses quarters
  • Industrial laundry
  • Staff offices
  • Visitor accommodation

Sandrick Pty. Ltd. provided a tailored suite of professional services to this Client including:

  • Project Brief Development
  • Existing Facilities Auditing
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Transition Management
  • Design Management
  • Authority Approval Management
  • Tender and Procurement Management
  • Contract Development and Administration
  • Superintendent Services
  • Project Management
  • Principal Contractor Management
  • Procurement Management

This project transformed the boarding facilities offered by the school to become a viable and highly desirable dimension to the secondary school experience offered by one of Sydney’s premier schools.