Victorian Department of Justice

Castlemaine, Victoria

In progress

$35 million

Structural and civil engineer

The Loddon Prison project involves a 120 bed expansion to the existing prison in Castlemaine, Victoria.

Loddon Prison is a medium security prison in Central Victoria, four kilometres from the centre of Castlemaine and about one and a half hours from Melbourne.

Project scope

The project scope includes additions to the medium security facility, including:

Six two storey accomodation units

Administration and reception

Reception and visitor facilities

Warehouse and industries building

Staff and visitor car parking

Management unit (four cells)

Medical and recreation facilities

Education facility

External fence

External access road

Our role

Woolacotts was engaged to provide structural and civil engineering consultancy services on the project. The project is currently at the design development and early works documentation stage.

Other prison projects

The Woolacotts brand is synonymous with prison design, having completed countless projects for governments around Australia and New Zealand.

Other prison projects include:

Clarence Correctional Centre

Bathurst Correctional Centre

Geoffrey Pearce Correctional Centre

Cessnock Correctional Centre

Macquarie Correctional Centre

Parklea Correctional Centre

South Coast Correctional Centre

Dhurringile Prison

Eastern Goldfields

Auckland Women's Prison

Otago Prison


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