Aged Care Facility, Lithgow

Project Description

iPLAN PROJECTS was engaged by Lithgow Aged Care and Integrated Design Group to provide planning advice and reports for a substantial upgrade and expansion to the Cooinda Aged Care Facility in Lithgow with 144 new rooms.  Key issues included mine subsidence (coal mines beneath site), site slope, parking for significant staff and visitors, connections to the retained Tanderra/Madden/Gillard Houses, stormwater and utility easements through the site.  This project was worth over $20 million and was assessed by Council and a Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP), and received approval in 2016.