Onslow Aquatic Feasibility Study


Client: The Shire of Ashburton

Services: Evaluation, Facilities, Funding

Consultants: Phillip Gray, Colin Brown

Location: Second Avenue, Onslow WA 6710, Australia

Completion: September 10, 2015

Partners & Stakeholders: DKJ projects.architecture
Creating Communities
Rider Levett Bucknall


The purpose of this study is to prepare a feasibility study, management plan and concept design to inform the final design, capital and operational viability of the proposed Onslow Aquatic Facility.

Deliverables at the conclusion of the project are:

  • A Concept Design with General SpecificationsAn Engineering Report
  • Management Models
  • An Operational Plan and
  • A Financial Plan


The feasibility study, management plan and concept design was undertaken in four phases involving the following tasks:

Phase 1: Project Inception
Project Inception Meeting
Document Review
Site Inspection
Stakeholder Interviews

Phase 2: Concept Plan
Design Brief
Preliminary Draft Concept Design
Engineering Report

Phase 3: Aquatic Centre Research
Aquatic Facility Trends
Review of Pool Construction
Operating Environment
Research Report

Phase 4: Reporting
Design and Construct Documentation
Cost Estimate
Draft Report
Final Report