Campbelltown City Library (NSW)

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Project: Strategic Review

Project Description: A comprehensive review of the library’s service delivery model, including branch infrastructure

Project Outcomes: A report and recommendations regarding the current and future service delivery models for the library service, including:

  • Comparative review against NSW Public Library Standards
  • Proposed service delivery model and options
  • New facility concept plan
  • Facility planning (current branch infrastructure)
  • Planning considerations and options e.g. shared services
  • Library marketing

Bathurst City Library (NSW)

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Project: Library Building for the Future

Project Description: RHCS undertook a comprehensive review and audit of the current Bathurst City Library. The audit utilised the RHCS library building audit tool based on the standards and principles of People places: A guide for public library buildings in NSW.

 Project Outcomes:

  • Full building condition report, with reference to current library and building standards
  • A library futures report containing recommendations for the redevelopment and refurbishment of the current building
  • A site plan with layout options and recommendations

Clarence Valley Library Service (NSW)

Library Service Infrastructure Review

A comprehensive review of all library branch infrastructures against all current library and building standards; Occupational Health & Safety standards etc – the project outcomes included a comprehensive infrastructure report and individual report by branch i.e.:

    • Production of building condition reports for each branch with recommendations
    • Production of branch building area data sheets based on current standards i.e. service based floor space calculations and associated requirements (these can be used by Architects as a design brief)
    • Infrastructure Report incorporating the findings and recommendations of the building condition reports, service based requirements and recommendations

Clarence Valley Council has since recommended the building of a new central library (Grafton Branch)