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3 companies shortlisted for $300m Western Sydney Stadium upgrade

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Posted by Monica Gameng

The new Western Sydney stadium in Parramatta has taken another step forward with the announcement of three shortlisted consortia to build the sporting stadium; Brookfield Multiplex, John Holland and LendLease

“These shortlisted parties combine the best of local design and construction talent with international sports expertise to produce a world class stadium for Western Sydney.” – Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres

The $300 million Western Sydney stadium is the first project to be delivered from the NSW Government’s stadia strategy. This new stadium will replace the current Parramatta Stadium which was built in 1986. Once the project is completed, the Western Sydney stadium will boast of 30,000 seating capacity.

Parramatta Pirtek StadiumSource: Venues NSW

According to Minister Ayres, a formal request for tenders will be announced shortly and the winning consortium will be announced later in the year. The winning contractor is going to be responsible for the project’s stage two planning approval.

Expressions of interest were called in June for the $300 million project. 

Construction on the new stadium is expected to begin in early 2017, after the demolition of the current Parramatta Stadium. The Western Sydney Stadium is set to be fully operational by 2019.

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Source: AEOL

Monica Gameng

Monica Gameng

As PlantMiner's Marketing Assistant since 2015, Monica is responsible for researching and sharing new and progressing projects within the construction and mining sectors in Australia. It's no surprise that Monica has her finger on the pulse of Australian major projects given she has produced more than 1000 posts. She truly is an industry expert. Monica's passion for educating and inspiring readers saw the PlantMiner blog recognised by Feedspot as one of the Best Australian Construction Blogs in 2018 and 2019. PlantMiner is Australia's largest online construction marketplace. Sign up as a vendor to find and engage with civil and commercial contractors across Australia. Alternatively, if you're looking for plant and equipment you can compare equipment and subcontractor quotes from vendors near you in just a few steps.