SURREY HILLS CHILDCARE
Surrey Hills, Melbourne, Australia
Floor area 950m2
Surrey Hills Baptist Children’s Centre required their facilities to be refurbished, upgraded and extended to achieve compliance with the regulatory bodies. Also required was the creation of a second registered kindergarten space to allow parallel kindergarten operations and the provision of disability access throughout the site.
Other requirements were the provision of a gathering space for assembly and a place of worship, the creation of operational enhancements, such as secure single-entry point, and remodeled administration area, the rectification of some sub-standard building conditions requiring maintenance and refurbishment, and an uplifting of the visual amenity of the site, particularly from Elgar Road.
Town planning Application
Building Permit Documentation
A secure perimeter has been created with a single-entry point within the existing church hall. The hall has been repurposed into a multi-purpose building and connected to the outdoor play areas with decks.
All buildings have been refurbished and brought to code. Playroom entries have been made identifiable. New play equipment and landscaping is incorporated throughout. The number of children that can attend was raised from 130 up to 160.