Total Constructions

Adelaide, South Australia

Due for completion in 2013

$6 million

Structural and civil engineer

Alpha Flight Services is an award-winning in-flight catering company with operations throughout Australia, Europe, the United States, and the Middle East.

The company provides catering for many well-known airlines, including Emirates, Etihad, Garuda and Virgin.

Our role

Woolacotts was engaged by Total Constructions on behalf of Alpha Flight Services to provide consulting engineering services for several projects around Australia. One of these projects was a new catering facility in Adelaide.

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers designed and documented the structural and civil engineering

portions of the new purpose built flight catering facilities, and our local team provided services during construction including site inspections.

The facilities contain:

Administration offices

Freezer rooms for snap freezing

Secure rooms for duty free

Rooms for packaging meals

Loading docks for catering trucks

2400m2 single storey building

Airside hardstand pavement

Landslide car parking



Other catering projects

Woolacotts has completed numerous flight catering projects including:

Qantas Flight Catering

Numerous refurbishments and alterations to the Sydney Qantas Flight Catering centre over a 30 year period, including strengthening loading docks to support A380 compatible catering trucks and reconfiguration of cool rooms, as well as alterations and additions to Riverside Catering Facility in Mascot.

Gate Gourmet

Structural advice regarding modifications to catering facilities at Coward Street, Mascot.

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