Local Government

We provide town planning, traffic and engineering services to many NSW Councils including: Randwick City Council, Cessnock City Council, Hawkesbury City Council, City of Sydney, Gosford City Council, Dungog Shire Council, Parramatta City Council, Port Stephens Council, Singleton City Council, Newcastle City Council, City of Ryde, Blue Mountains City Council, Liverpool City Council, Hornsby Shire Council, Wingecarribee Shire Council, Sutherland Shire Council and Hurstville City Council.

We are also listed on the Local Government Procurement preferred consultant suppliers list (see This enables Council’s to utilise our services and satisfy their probity requirements up to a value of $500,000.00 per annum without the need to have an open tender.

Services included Development Engineering, DA Assessment (town planning and development engineering), Engineering Design, S94 Plans and Development Control Plans.

Crowle Estate, Meadowbank

Crowle Gardens is a master planned development containing 5 residential apartment buildings with a total gross floor area of 35,000 sqm.

Barker Ryan Stewart have been engaged to provide Traffic Engineering and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) services for Stages 1 and 2 Comprising of 154 residential apartments, basement car parking for 187 vehicles and associated facilities.

Newbury Estate

Newbury Estate is a multi-award winning estate by Mirvac. It contains outstanding recreational, community, design and lifestyle features. Newbury comes complete with its own exclusive neighborhood club house, swimming pool and tennis court for the use of residents and their guests. Barker Ryan Stewart was engaged by Mirvac to provide stormwater drainage and access designs and advice for various stages and the Community facilities.

Latitude 1 – Manufactured Home Estate

Barker Ryan Stewart has been engaged by Bodiam Properties c/- North Point Surveyors to provide civil engineering and intersection design services for the home estate at Port Stephens Drive, Anna Bay.

Macquarie IntelliCentre 2 – Data Centre

Australia’s Macquarie Telecom has officially opened its AUS60m datacentre, located in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde. The 8MW Intellicentre 2 datacentre, built on a 20,000m² parcel of land that could ultimately host a second datacentre, will initially offer 2,000m² of technical floor space split evenly over two data halls.

Barker Ryan Stewart has been engaged by John Holland Pty Ltd to provide design and construction supervision services.

Oz Design Furniture, Rouse Hill

Oz Design Furniture are building a large head office and distribution centre at Rouse Hill. Oz Design Furniture are a house hold name as a furniture retailer in Australia and New Zealand. As part of the building works a large car parking area, access roads and drainage are to be provided. A watercourse is also to be redirected around the building site.

Barker Ryan Stewart are engaged by Oz Design Furniture to provide an innovative detailed water sensitive urban design and creek creation and rehabilitation works through the site.

Narara Valley Recreation & Sporting Precinct

The development includes the construction of new sporting fields, floodlighting, amenities and clubhouse, and the provision of a viewing platform overlooking the surrounding Wetlands. When complete, the facility will have the capacity to host major regional sporting events.

Barker Ryan Stewart was engaged by The Design Partnership to provided Traffic & Parking advice for the proposed development.

Cessnock City Council

Cessnock Local Government Area (Cessnock City) covers approximately 1,950 square kilometres within the Hunter Valley of New South Wales. Amongst other industries and attractions within the LGA the Hunter Valley wine-growing area is Australia’s oldest wine region and one of the most famous, with around 4,500 acres under vine.

Barker Ryan Stewart have been engaged by Cessnock City Council to provide Development Engineering, Civil Engineering Design and Strategic Planning Services for a number projects throughout the local government area.

City of Ryde Council

The City of Ryde is located 12 kilometres north-west of central Sydney. There are 16 suburbs within our City, with a mix of residential living and successful business, retail and educational centres. There is also a wide range of natural landscapes, beautiful parks, scenic waterways and areas of historical significance.

Barker Ryan Stewart have been engaged to prepare the City of Ryde Council’s Stormwater Development Control Plan and Technical Manual.

Peninsula Retirement Village

Barker Ryan Stewart provided Traffic and Parking advice during the preparation of a master plan for the future redevelopment of the subject site.

Our ongoing role includes advice on the rationalisation of car parking across the site, access and traffic arrangements, provision for service / delivery vehicles and pedestrian movement and safety.

Blue Sky Mining

Located to the west of Sydney, the quarry is to operate and supply the Sydney market with quality clay products to make bricks and tiles. It is anticipated that the quarry will be up and running in 2008.

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by Blue Sky Mine to provide civil engineering advice and design a major rural intersection on Elizabeth Drive and an internal haul road, including a bridge and associated drainage works.

Defence Housing Australia

Barker Ryan Stewart have assisted Defence Housing Australia with a number of residential projects including:

DA & CC documentation for 47 multi-unit dwellings and heritage building at 736 Victoria Road Ermington – formerly known as Riverview Nursery.

Preliminary Stormwater Investigations for 62 lot subdivision, Withers Road, Kellyville.

Whitehaven Coal Gunnedah

As part of the ongoing development of Whitehaven’s facilities, Barker Ryan Stewart was engaged for haul road and re-fuelling area design.

Our services included:

* Constraints analysis
* Coordinate geotechnical investigation of the loop road and refuelling area and pavement thickness design.
* Preparation of road and drainage design for the loop road serving the refuelling area.
* Preparation of design details for the tank supporting pad adjacent to the refuelling area.
* Preparation of plans detailing the designs, suitable for tender and construction purposes.

Leura Fairways Retirement Village

The Leura Fairways Resort provides the height of mountain living for the over 55’s. Based in the Blue Mountains adjacent to Leura Golf Club the resort provides fully serviced spacious apartments with northerly aspect living areas. At the heart of the development is “The Lodge”, a large gracious heritage building.

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by the Leura Fairways Resort to provide road, access, drainage (including Water Sensitive Urban Design elements and On Site Detention) and soil erosion and sediment control designs and stormwater management plans.

Skyville Festival Review

Barker Ryan Stewart assessed and provided recommendations to National Parks and Wildlife of an application they received for the Skyville Music Festival to be held at Scheyville National park.

Ebenezer – Timber Bridges

Barker Ryan Stewart were involved in the assessment of the structural integrity and in the provision of advice on how to improve two existing timber footbridges at Ebenezer on behalf of Hawkesbury City Council.

Dungog Shire Council

The Shire of Dungog incorporates the town of Dungog and smaller centres of Clarence Town, Gresford and East Gresford, Martins Creek, Paterson and Vacy and surrounding areas. Situated in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Dungog Shire is famous for its National Parks, State Forests, beautiful countryside and scenery and freshwater streams, and is an ideal place to live, work and invest.

Barker Ryan Stewart have been engaged by Dungog Shire Council to provide Development Engineering and Project Management services for a number of projects thought the local government area.

Hawkesbury City Council – WSUD

Hawkesbury City Council is the largest local government area in the Sydney metropolitan region. The Council is flanked by five rivers (Nepean, Hawkesbury, Grose, Macdonald and Colo) and forms part of World Heritage listed wilderness areas. The Council has a population of 66,000 and growing and features a number of historic towns.

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by Hawkesbury City Council to create a Water Sensitive Urban Design – Development Control Plan and Engineering Design and Construction Specification.

Westlink M7 Control Centre

Barker Ryan Stewart has provided civil design services associated with improving pollution control at the Westlink M7 Control Centre.

DFO Bankstown Airport

The proposed development is for a Direct Factory Outlet shopping centre project at Bankstown Airport.

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by Elite Property Holdings to provide stormwater drainage design services including: Stormwater Management Plan/Report, Flood Impact Assessment, Bulk Earthworks Design and Erosion & Sedimentation Control Plan.

Wattyl Australia

Wattyl is a household name in Australia and New Zealand providing paint and surface coatings for individuals, contract painters and industrial customers.

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by Wattyl Australia to provide road, access and drainage design, rehabilitation and construction supervision services for their main manufacturing and distribution centre for NSW in Steel Street, Blacktown.

Western Sydney Industrial

Apex Building Systems are a complete design and construction company providing quality Industrial and Commercial developments for more than 20 years to meet and exceed their clients requirements.

Barker Ryan Stewart are engaged by Apex Building Systems on their projects to provide road, drainage (including On Site Detention), access and bulk earthworks designs, flood studies and works compliance.

Taylors Beach

A development application has been lodged on behalf of PSD Development Pty Ltd with Port Stephens Council for a bulky goods retail outlet and 2 lot subdivision development.

Our services included: Preliminary Town Planning Advice and Development Application Documentation: Statement of Environmental Effects, Traffic & Parking Statement, Car Park and Stormwater Management Plan (including WSUD), Erosion & Sediment Control Plan, Bulk Earthworks Concept Design, DA Plans for Subdivision and Waste Management Plan.

ATCO Relocation

ATCO Structures & Logistics has more than 65 years’ experience providing complete infrastructure solutions to customers worldwide. Barker Ryan Stewart provided Planning and Civil Engineering services associated with the ATCO re-location within the Mulgrave area to bigger and more suitable premises to better facilitate their operations.

Danks Hardware Distribution Centre

Barker Ryan Stewart provided Planning and Traffic Engineering Services for an extension to the existing facility for special goods storage. Services included preparation of Statement of Environment Effects, Waste Management Plan and Traffic and Parking Impact Assessment.

Residential and Retail Development

Barker Ryan Stewart were engaged by Meriton Apartments to provide road and stormwater design and traffic services for a residential (270 units) / retail (7 outlets) development at Church Street, Meadowbank.

Maitland City Council

Maitland City Council required civil engineering design services for major road upgrades within their Local Government Area.

Barker Ryan Stewart was successful in tendering for:

* The Arthur Street, Rutherford major road reconstruction
* Norfolk Street, Ashtonfield road reconstruction
We have successfully completed the design to the satisfaction of Maitland City Council.

Warwick Farm Racecourse

Warwick Farm Racecourse is undergoing a major upgrade and needed assistance with Civil Engineering Design and Construction supervision.

The Australian Turf Club are undertaking works on a major intersection, road and drainage, and new large car park design as part of a major upgrade of Warwick Farm Racecourse.

Barker Ryan Stewart are currently working towards a section 138 Road Act Approval for the major road upgrades and Construction Certificate approval for the large car parks and associated works from Liverpool Council.

Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club

Barker Ryan Stewart have been engaged by Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club c/- Dickson Architects to provide Town Planning and Civil Engineering design services for the proposed alterations and additions to the existing Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club building.

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