TUFLOW 2E Hydrodynamic modeling of Mamre Road Wester Sydney

Costin Roe Consulting produced a civil engineering report and water cycle management strategy, including TUFLOW 2D hydrodynamic flood modelling and assessment, to support an application for industrial development within the newly-defined Aerotropolis zone which surrounds the new Western Sydney Airport. When the NSW Government confirmed Badgerys Creek as the location for Sydney’s much-needed additional airport, […]

DEXUS development at Greystanes in Sydney

Costin Roe Consulting devised the civil engineering strategy to support a proposal by DEXUS to continue industrial development in a former quarry. The report authored by Costin Roe director, Mark Wilson B Eng (Civil) B Surv ME CPEng, would assist to facilitate completion of the original master plan for the site. Greystanes Estate is a 156-hectare area […]

Mamre Flood Report

Commissioned by Altis Property Partners (developer), via Hansen Yuncken (project manager), Costin Roe Consulting undertook an overland flow (flood) assessment of 193 hectares of land in Orchard Hills, Sydney. The assessment was required to accompany an application for rezoning to facilitate the development of new industrial facilities on a 43.85-hectare subdivision. 2D TUFLOW hydrodynamic modelling by Costin […]

Man in tunnery under Martin Place, Sydney

Costin Roe Consulting was engaged by Investa, one of the largest property groups in Australia, to provide a condition report on the assets surrounding the planned redevelopment of 60 Martin Place, Sydney. For Lee Carroll, MIEAust CPEng MEng, Senior Engineer (Remedial/Forensic), Costin Roe Consulting, this would mean first-hand examination of buildings, basements, vaults, tunnels, and some rarely-seen voids beneath […]

Tree roots Opera Australia building

When the roots of street trees were suspected of causing damage to a building at Alexandria occupied by Opera Australia, the City of Sydney commissioned Costin Roe Consulting to investigate and report. Like most suburbs of inner Sydney, Alexandria showcases streets lined with trees of considerable size and age. The narrowness of inner-Sydney streets will often mean that trees, […]

Freak storm

A large number of properties in the Huntingwood, Bungarribee, and Eastern Creek areas were damaged when a storm front swept through the western suburbs of Sydney on 25 April 2015 at about 3.30pm. Questions were raised as to why the storm had caused the collapse of at least eight warehouse structures. Many properties suffered significant […]

Structural crack

All cracks in structures, foundations, and retaining walls should be investigated by a structural engineer. Cracks allow the penetration of moisture and could indicate or lead to serious structural issues. Some cracks appear to be worrisome, yet are nothing to worry about, and can be fixed with a simple cosmetic repair. Other cracks might not […]