Built Environment Engineering in WA

Shopping Centres

Porter Consulting Engineers has provided civil engineering services in WA to over 25 large shopping centres in Perth. Our services have included advising on parking and traffic problems, reviewing and reporting on parking/traffic conditions (especially for development approvals) and advising and organising civil works including design, documentation and contract administration for roads, pavement, lines and signage, drainage, sewer and water.

Typical shopping centres include:

  • Belmont Forum
  • Northam Shopping Centre
  • Gayton Road, City Beach
  • Rockingham City
  • Westfield complexes of Galleria, Carousel, Innaloo and Whitford City.

Commercial and Retail Developments include:

  • Aldi
  • Bunnings
  • BWS and Dan Murphy’s
  • BP and Woolworths Petrol Plus service stations
  • SKG Radiology, Bunbury

Synthetic Turf Facilities

Porter Consulting Engineers is the most experienced hockey field designer in Western Australia. Projects completed in the last 10 years include:

Sutherlands Park Turf – design development, detailed design, tender review and construction supervision of synthetic hockey turf for the City of Gosnells. Design innovations include LED lighting, above ground irrigation cannons and water management.
Aquinas College Turf – detailed design, tender and contract administration of turf replacement and pavement improvements to the field for the College.  We were involved in the design and construction advice of the turf and surrounding grass playing fields in 2008.
Warwick Hockey Centre
– development of concept plans for artificial turf and grass fields, detailed design of hockey turf and car parking areas, tender review and construction technical advice for new turf at Warwick Open Space.
Guildford Grammar School – design development, detailed design, documentation, tender and construction supervision of a synthetic hockey turf  to FIH National Competition Standards, located on the school grounds. Innovations included Rio Olympic Games high performance surface, below ground irrigation cannons, LED lighting and loose laid fixing system.
Samson, West Morley and Midvale Primary Schools – design, provide specifications and construction advice for the upgrade and resurfacing of multi-sport hard court facilities.
Melville Hockey Turf
– planning, design, documentation and contract management for the new state-of-the-art artificial wet turf at Morris Buzzacott Reserve in Kardinya.
The facility remains the only local community club turf in Western Australia.
University of WA Super Turf No.1 resurfacing – design and supervise the removal of existing synthetic surface, inspection and testing of the underlying asphalt and shock pad and installation of new shock pad and Rio Olympic Games synthetic turf.
Bunbury Hockey Turf
– civil design and contract management for the removal of an old sand-filled turf and construction of a state-of-the- art artificial wet turf at the Bunbury Hockey Centre at Hay Park.
Aquinas College Turf – assisted the Aquinas Hockey Club with the design and construction of a state-of-the-art artificial playing surface at Aquinas College. The facility has received high commendation from the hockey fraternity.