Dumas House

Western Elevation Stair Repairs

Jones Lang LaSalle

1 existing stairs pre repair

Description

Dumas House is a fourteen-story office building constructed in the 1960’s and located near Kings Park and Parliament House in West Perth. Opening in 1966 and listed with the Heritage Council of WA in 2000, the building with its’ structural steel frame and concrete and granite cladding, is the State Government’s iconic public service building home to the Premier’s office.
Due to a combination of age and environmental conditions the building had deteriorated. In 2016, 50 years after it opened, works commenced to restore the building.
BUSS was selected by Jones Lang LaSalle, on behalf of the WA Department of Finance, to complete the restoration works to the western elevation stairs; improving the areas safety and bringing it into compliance with current Australia Standards. BUSS’ work scope included:

• Stabilisation of loose pavers;

• Non-slip profile blasting to stair treads;

• Cleaning and application of heritage approved protective coating system to the steps and paved area;

Joint sealing;

• Installation of new aluminium anti-slip stair nosing;

• Removal and replacement of existing Tactile Ground Surface Indicators; and

• Replacement of existing handrails (middle section).

2 non slip profile blasting
Figure 2: Non Slip Profile Blasting
3 successful completion of works
Figure 3: Successful Completion of Works

PROJECT INFO

PROJECT MANAGER:

Marc Cugini

PRODUCT USED:

Sikaflex Pro
DTEC DE0200B Aluminium Nosing
DTEC Tactile Ground Surface Indicators

HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Works were completed ahead of schedule; and
  • The clients’ consultant was extremely pleased with the quality of the works performed and the expertise demonstrated by the team throughout the project duration.

LOCATION

2 Havelock Street, West Perth WA

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