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Rangakarra Recreational and Environmental Education Centre

School Sports field

  • Type/Category

    Education and Childcare
  • Client

    Brisbane Girls Grammar School
  • Location

    73 Terrigal Street & 84 Sprenger Street, Fig Tree Pocket
  • Project Value

    $4.6M

Disciplines/Services

  • Planning
  • Surveying

Rangakarra is Brisbane Girls Grammar School’s first home sports field which comprises 3 football fields and 3 touch fields within an existing residential setting at Fig Tree Pocket.  In addition to providing sporting facilities, Rangakarra also provides students with opportunities for environmental and educational extension activities including creek rehabilitation works.

The WCG Value add

Planning

  • Preparation and management of a development application to facilitate the erection of outdoor lighting to enable the school and key community clubs to use the fields after dark whilst also balancing the site’s interface with adjacent residential development
  • The provision of on-going strategic guidance and the formulation of a DA strategy to avoid lodging of unnecessary applications and saving thousands of dollars in financial offsets

Surveying

  • Technical advice on complex titling matters
  • Large scale detail survey for facilities upgrade