Dillwynia Correctional Centre Expansion

Services: Installation, Engineering

Client: John Holland

Cost: $8M

Location: Berkshire Park, NSW

Dillwynia Correctional Centre is part of the NSW Government’s Better Prisons program, which aims to transform the quality of rehabilitation and support services offered to inmates.

Located within the Francis Greenway complex (formerly John Morony Correctional Complex) in Berkshire Park, near Windsor, Dillwynia provides both minimum and medium security accommodation for women.

The expansion to the women’s correctional centre includes five new maximum security accommodation units and a total of 248 beds to support the facilities ‘graduated living’ model. The model aims to provide stability for inmates by allowing them to stay in the same facility throughout their sentence. The extension also included a new visitor centre, education and programs facilities, health centre, laundry, car park and refurbishments to the gatehouse and reception area.

Fredon completed the Design & Construction of all general light and power items inclusive of the supply and installation of:

  • 2 x Main Switchboards
  • 22 x Distribution Boards
  • 2 x Standby Generators and 1 x load bank
  • 1 x 40KVA, 1 x 20 KVA and 8 x 10kva UPS units
  • 2 x Power Factor Correction Units
  • All associated light and power inclusive of consumer mains and sub mains
  • All underground conduits and pits
  • Installation of Light Poles

The expansion at Dillwynia Correctional Centre was completed in July 2020.