Central Station Sydney “Switch House”

Project Location: Sydney CBD

Duration: 2016

Scope of contracting works:

Remove decayed & rusted material and replace like for like using VM soft zinc to preserve historic fabric of the building

Project Description:

The experienced team at Sydney Pressed Metal worked on restoration of the heritage listed Central Railway Station Switch House located in the Sydney CBD. Works on the Switch House were carried out at night to strict heritage guidelines to protect the historical integrity of the building over multiple late nights. The original pressed metal design, Dragonscale, was pressed in VM soft zinc to replace the orginal decayed and rusted material like for like that was beyond repair, preserving the original heritage fabric of the building. The roll form ridge cap was replicated exactly from the original and replaced as were the decayed and rotted timbers of the rafters, purlins and fascias. The roof was finally etch primed using Luxaprime to complete the project.