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Queen Margaret College Preschool opens

December 1, 2015
Founded in 1919, Queen Margaret College is an independent Presbyterian School for Girls. This $1M project involved the demolition and removal of the existing preschool, a 1940s two-storey house, followed by the construction of a new single storey Pre-School Building, and associated site works within the site, which forms part of Queen Margaret College’s Campus. Sited in the midst of a busy, fully operational school and located next to embassies, Maycroft were able to use their considerable skills in orchestrating similar...
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Marshall Court rebuild wins top architectural award

June 11, 2015
Marshall Court Development at Miramar, one of our most recently completed housing projects, was last night recognised by the New Zealand Institute of Architects, nabbing the top 2015 Wellington Architecture Award. The project was designed by architects Designgroup Stapleton Elliott. The Marshall Court rebuild is part of Wellington City Council's housing upgrade programme, a $400 million 20-year partnership with the Crown, which begun in 2008. The institute jury's citation noted: "The use of circulation balcony spaces as private outdoor spaces is...
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St Patrick's College Silverstream - Silver Winner at NZ Commercial Project Awards

May 11, 2015
We are thrilled to have been recognised with a Silver Award at the New Zealand Commercial Project Awards for St Patricks College Silverstream - Sports Hub. We were fortunate to work with a talented group of Consultants and Subcontractors whom we share this Award with. Special thanks to the teams at DLA Architects, Clendon Burns & Park, COR Associates, eCubed Building Workshop Limited, Holmes Fire and Possenniskie Consultants and to all of our valued Subcontractors who worked tirelessly with us...
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Smiles All Round as Maycroft Construction Begins Work on New Trentham Dental Centre

April 21, 2015
Maycroft Construction are pleased to announce we are building the new Dental Centre at Trentham Military Camp in Upper Hutt. The purpose built, $1.5 million facility replaces a much smaller existing building, and will provide the New Zealand Defence Force with a state of the art three-theatre operating suite, dedicated laboratories for production of dental implants, training facilities for military dental technicians, and administration offices. Maycroft Construction are proud to be continuing our excellent working relationship with Opus Architecture, who...
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Maycroft Construction On Track with new Upper Hutt Railway Station

April 9, 2015
Maycroft Construction Limited are pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract to construct the long awaited replacement railway station at Upper Hutt, by Greater Wellington Rail and works have recently commenced on site. The $2.3 million dollar project provides Upper Hutt a modern new facility which reflects the commitment to user friendly transport in the Wellington region, providing commuters with an attractive, safe and comfortable building, with a ticket office, sheltered waiting spaces, public toilets, and facilities for...
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St Joseph's Home of Compassion - Stage One Complete

April 8, 2015
We are delighted to have completed Stage One of the Aged Care Facility for the Sisters of Compassion. The Home of Compassion in Heretaunga offers a range of services, including rest home, hospital and dementia care, as well as respite and day care. This has been an interesting build for Maycroft and involved a fairly complicated transition/connection between the new and existing structure. Architecturally designed by Bell Kelly Beaumont Team Architects, the project consisted of 17 individual units and associated...
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Maycroft successful with bid for Queen Margaret College Preschool Project

April 1, 2015
Maycroft Construction are delighted to have been awarded the Main Contract for Queen Margaret College Preschool at Thorndon. Founded in 1919, Queen Margaret College is an independent Presbyterian School for Girls. This $1M project involves the demolition and removal of the existing preschool, a 1940’s two storey house, followed by the construction of a new single storey Pre-School Building, and associated site works within the site, which forms part of Queen Margaret College’s Campus. We have a great team of...
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Amesbury School a notable exemplary facility

March 11, 2015
Check out the Best Practices in Educational Facilities Investments page where Amesbury School, a project completed by Maycroft Construction, gets a special mention on its exemplary design! We’re so immensely proud of this project. The school was designed, and built, to a 5 Star Green Star Certified Rating, signaling “New Zealand Excellence” under the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) Education Tool while using 21st Century Learning Principles. It has been two years since project completion and the fact that...
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Vibrant Social Housing Development complete in Miramar

March 9, 2015
Maycroft Construction are extremely proud to have completed and handed over the Marshall Court Redevelopment at Miramar. This project forms part of the 20 year Housing Upgrade Project jointly undertaken by WCC & the Crown and is the fourth Housing Upgrade Project completed by Maycroft. The new Marshall Court Apartments consist of a new four storey, two wing building, accommodating 27 one bedroom apartments and one communal space. In addition to the new housing development, the works included the installation...
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Weltec School of Construction Officially Open

March 4, 2015
The Hon. Bill English (pictured left) Neil McDonald (Weltec), Hon Bill English, Peter Ross (Maycroft Construction) and Ross Sinclair (Hutt Valley High School) The Hon Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister responsible for Housing New Zealand Corporation has officially opened the Wellington Regional School of Construction. Maycroft Construction is extremely proud of our latest completed project, a $5M Campus on a prominent site in Petone. The facility will see more than 220 students learning at the campus at any...
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