Long Pocket Acacia Building (1015) lift works

31 Jul 2019

There will be construction works occurring to the lift in the Acacia Building (1015), UQ Long Pocket site to facilitate lift removal and upgrade.  This work includes the replacement of the roped oil hydraulic lift, widening of the lift shaft on each level, upgrading of the PWD on level 2 and ramping of each level to achieve full DDA compliance.

Affected areas

  • During the works there will be no lift access.
  • On level 1 there will be no access to the PWD or the cupboard (room 209).
  • The PWD bathroom on level 2 will be out of service from 19 August 2019 until 24 October 2019.
Acacia Building lift work site plan
Acacia Building lift work site plan


  • Start: 19 August 2019
  • Finish: 21 November 2019
  • Times: 6am to 5pm

Associated Builders Work:

  • Start: 19 August 2019
  • Finish: 23 October 2019

Lift Replacement:

  • Start: 24 October 2019
  • Finish: 21 November 2019

Work details

  • All noisy works and works that cause vibration will be undertaken early in the morning before 9am or after hours as agreed with stakeholders. 
  • All hoisting and lowering of equipment shall be completed out of hours.

Access for construction workers & materials

  • Access will be from the carpark through the main entrance corridor 211 and 298 and to the lower ground floor via the stair well (room 199).
  • Alternative access to the lower ground will be the via the loading zone and stairs.
  • All waste removal and material movements will occur outside business hours 


Fraser Stevenson  Project Manager:

Des Roberts Site Manager:

  • call: 0417 203 784

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.