Guelph police headquarters: October 2017 construction update

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed in October 2017.

View of renovation progress on the front of the Guelph Police Headquarters

A look at the new community room in the east wing addition

Progress to date

West wing addition

  • Tower crane removed
  • Concrete roof poured; cement-slurry topping added to waterproof and protect
  • Interior framing of third floor offices
  • Masonry walls underway
  • 75% of slab on grade complete
  • Staircase extension in existing building complete
  • Generators delivered to site; steel framing to house generators 50% complete
  • Mechanical and electrical rough-ins for third and fourth floors 70% complete

East wing addition

  • New Farquhar entrance opening created and stairs poured
  • Masonry walls of public washroom 80% complete with mechanical rough-in
  • Steel framework complete
  • Employee entrance stairs from Fountain Street complete
  • Site preparation for new front entrance
  • Exterior framing and sheathing installed
  • All roof parapets installed

Looking ahead

West wing addition

  • Exterior masonry work continues
  • Roof membrane installed and water tight
  • Install elevator
  • Begin steel framing on south east corner
  • Finish steel framing and deck for generator, install roof

East wing addition

  • Aluminum curtain wall to be installed
  • Pour concrete slab for plaza and south entrance
  • Roofing installed and water tight
  • Masonry work to begin on exterior

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