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Once fully cleared, the area between Vulture Street and Stanley Street in Woolloongabba, directly adjacent to the Woolloongabba Busway, will become the staging area for the Tunnel Boring Machines (TBMs) and Roadheaders. These TBMs will be used to drill the twin tunnels after which the site will become the location of the new underground Woolloongabba station.

Upon completion, the Landcentre, Dental Hospital and Goprint sites will become the first full station site prepped and ready for Cross River Rail construction.

The Goprint building demolition was completed by Lawton-based company Caylamax Demolitions, you can read more about this below.

Landcentre building and South Brisbane Dental Hospital demolition

DECC Pty Ltd was awarded the $4.52 million contract to demolish the nine-storey Landcentre building and old South Brisbane Dental Hospital at Woolloongabba

Find out more about this contract award here.

Works at the 16,000-square metre site have begun, with heavy demolition expected to begin in September.

Important information about these works

  • Work will mostly be completed between 6.30am and 6.30pm, Monday to Saturday.
  • Work will not be scheduled on public holidays, or during events at The Gabba Stadium.
  • During works, nearby businesses and residents may experience an increase in noise, dust and vibration. These impacts will be reduced as much as possible by removing internal building fittings first, followed by the building facade.
  • While traffic delays should be minor, traffic controllers will be in place as required to maintain the safety of workers, road users and the community.
  • Truck movements to remove waste will be confined to Vulture and Leopard streets.

If you would like to discuss these works, please contact the Cross River Rail project team on 1800 010 875 or email [email protected].

Goprint demolition

Lawton-based company Caylamax Demolitions was awarded the $330,000 contract to demolish the Goprint building and works began in October 2017 and were completed in February 2018.

In total 11,626.35 tonnes of material salvaged from the Goprint site were recycled through various recycling centres, consisting of:

  • 10,692.34 tonnes of concrete, equating to 99 per cent of the concrete from site
  • 66 tonnes of scrap metal equating to 95 per cent of the scrap metal from the site
  • 14 tonnes of Black Iron Light Gauge equating to 95 per cent of the iron from the site
  • 27 tonnes of high melting steel (HMS 1) equating to 95 per cent of the steel from the site
  • 2 tonnes of copper equating to 95 per cent of the copper from the site
  • 59 tonnes of general builders’ waste – such as plasterboard, carpets, light timber, non-metal claddings or hard furnishings contained within the structures not composed of concrete or masonry
  • 100 per cent of office and workshop furniture has been recycled
  • 7 per cent of material that left site was recycled, so 2.3 per cent of waste has gone to landfill.