Gartner Rose is delighted to announce the safe and successful completion
of Sydney Water's Boilerhouse in West Ryde.
The Boilerhouse and accompanying viaduct (or coal staithe) are part of the
largest steam powered pumping stations in the southern hemisphere.
This National Trust listed building had been allowed to deteriorate since
its completion in 1921 and was the subject of a complete restoration.
Gartner Rose has cleaned and repaired the render and concrete, removed and
repaired the steel framed windows, repaired the brickwork, relaid the
railway lines and restored the building to its former condition.
This work has been performed in consultation with the Sydney Water
Gartner Rose have recently won a "Highly Commended" award at the National
Trust Heritage Awards for 2008 for work done on this project.
Based on the success of the restoration to date a separate phase of work
was completed, and following that Gartner Rose were appointed to a new
project for Sydney Water, at Homebush.
Well done to everyone who has taken part in bringing this project to such