Completion year 2016
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre is a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment, care and education. The $1 billion, 130,000-square-metre facility is the new home of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, new cancer research and clinical services for Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne. Located in Melbourne’s prestigious Parkville Biomedical Precinct the VCCC aims to become one of the top 10 facilities of its kind in the world.
It was designed to deliver maximum functional area with a blend of clinical, administrative and research facilities and includes 96 overnight inpatient beds, 110 same-day beds, a dedicated clinical trials unit and accommodation for families of country patients. The facility also provides more than 20,000 square metres of dedicated research space for up to 1,200 researchers, eight operating theatres, two procedure rooms, eight radiation therapy bunkers, education and training facilities, and eight gardens and terraces comprising low-allergenic plants and materials.
The Victorian Government contracted the Plenary Health consortium, comprising Plenary Group, the Grocon / PCL joint venture and Honeywell to design, build, finance and maintain the project under a 25-year concession. WGE are proud to have contributed to this highly collaborative team by providing electrical, security, vertical transportation and sustainability services.
The project team’s innovative and technically advanced approach included:
After more than four years of construction the VCCC opened to staff and patients on time in June 2016.