Construction Progress


Site Photographs

K-Block Construction Progress - June 2018

K-Block construction is on track with concrete pours for level 8 well on the way during June 2018.

Fitout on a number of levels has commenced with the battening-out of walls and rough-in of services.

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Hyper/Hypobaric Chamber Arrives - May 2018

The new, state-of-the-art hyper/hypobaric chamber was safely installed in K-Block on Saturday, 5 May 2018.

The chamber will provide capacity for up to 10 patients to be treated simultaneously with hyperbaric oxygen. It has three compartments including a new, private change area and toilet.

The dual-capability chamber will be the first in the southern hemisphere.

A 300 and a 400 tonne mobile crane was used to help manoeuvre the 66 tonne, 14 metre long chamber into the level 3 cavity.

For more information see the media release – K-Block Hyper/Hypobaric Chamber Australian-first.

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Out of the Ground – Concrete Pours of Lower Levels of K-Block– December 2017

K-Block is growing up out of its foundations with substantial concrete pours for level 2 scheduled before Christmas.

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B-Block Demolition Completed – April 2017

B-Block main building, B-Fan and B-Tail have now been demolished to make way for the construction of K-Block. Load out of demolition materials is underway.

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Demolition of B-Block - March 2017

Passers-by can see progress at the Royal Hobart Hospital Redevelopment site with demolition works breaking through the main building on Campbell Street late last week.

These photographs of B-Block were taken on Monday 6 March 2017.

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Temporary Inpatient Facility – J-Block Completed – January 2017

The 64 pre-fabricated modules were installed and the facility, known as J-Block, was commissioned and received patients in November 2016.

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Aerial view of J Block and RHH

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Temporary Inpatient Facility - Steel Supporting Structure - February 2016

Images of the steel gantry installed in the Liverpool Street forecourt of the Royal Hobart Hospital campus. The steel gantry will support the pre-fabricated modules of the temporary facility.

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Baseline - 2015

Images of the Royal Hobart Hospital above Liverpool Street – includes the Liverpool Street forecourt, C-Block, H-Block (on the right) and A-Block (on the left).

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Time-lapse Videos

Out of the Ground

With demolition of B-Block complete, watch the works between June and December 2017, to get K-Block out of the ground.

Demolition and Load Out

Watch the demolition of B-Block and the removal of building materials from site March to May 2017.

Watch the first two weeks of the demolition of the main B-Block building.

Installation of the Temporary Inpatient Facility

Watch a week in the life of the construction of the temporary Liverpool Street forecourt facility.

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