Noisy Works (Prentice 42) external

24 Sep 2021

Please be advised of extensive noisy works occurring on Staff House Road external to the Prentice Building (42). The works are to remove the existing generator slab and return the area to parking and a pedestrian footpath.  These works will involve the removal of the slab using large rock breaking equipment.


  • Start: Tuesday 5 October
  • Finish: Monday 11 October
  • Times: 7:00am to 4:00pm


  • Tuesday 5th: Handheld jack hammers
  • Wednesday 6th: Machine Jack hammering
  • Thursday 7th: Break – No noise
  • Friday 8th: Machine Jack hammering
  • Monday 11th: Machine Jack hammering

Affected Areas:

Please note, while there may be no works to the following buildings – they may be affected by intermittent noise disruption:

  • Steele (3)
  • Bookshop (4)
  • Richards (5)
  • Physics Annex (6)
  • Parnell (7)
  • Learning Innovation Building (17)
  • Global Change Institute (20)
  • Staff House (41)
  • Mansergh Shaw (45)
  • Andrew Liveris Building (46)
  • Advanced Engineering (49)
  • Zelman Cowen (51)

Works Details:

  • Noise Levels: Very disruptive across the days listed – please speak with your management to make alternative work arrangements as required.
  • Vibrations: Vibration monitoring will take place in the Data Centre (Prentice, Level 1) closest to the work site and operational for the duration of the works.

Security Relocation:

Due to the excessive noisy works, the Security Team will be relocating.

From Tuesday 5 to Tuesday 12 Oct, Security will be in Seddon West (82E), level 4.

  • All key collections for contractors and P&F will be collected from level 4 Seddon.
  • Lost property collections and drop offs will be organised via phone, 33651234.
  • Signage will be placed on the front window at the front counter.


Stephen Ingham, Project Construction Manager:

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

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