State Transit Authority

Brookvale, NSW


$13 million

Structural, civil and
hydraulic engineer

Brookvale bus depot was established in 1952 and today remains the main state government transport facility serving the northern beaches of Sydney, New South Wales. The depot houses 180 buses.

The new $13 million master planned depot involved the demolition of the existing administrative building and the construction of a new administration building on the same site while the depot continued operating.

The project also involved extensive new roadworks on Pittwater Road, including a new bus lay-by, carpark deceleration lane, new bus entrance and free left-hand turn exit lane.

Our role

Woolacotts Consulting Engineers was engaged as principal structural, civil, and hydraulic engineer on the project.

The building comprises 2000 square metres of floor area over two levels and boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including:

Staff and driver training facilities

Large rooftop array of solar panels

Hardstand areas for 180 buses

Bus maintenance facilities

Administration offices


Amenity areas and change rooms

Award winning

The project was awarded by the Master Builders Association of Australia in 2010 and won the ‘best industrial building in the $10 million to $25 million’ category.

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