Forresters Glen Retirement Village


Forresters Glen Retirement Village

Project Location: Cnr The Entrance Road & Bellevue Road, Forresters Beach

Project Details: 283 Villa Retirement Village
Client Name:  Retire Australia
Estate Name: Forresters Glen Retirement Village
Commenced: 1999
Duration: Ongoing

Staging: 21 Stages
Project Managers: Nathan Delaney


  • Design completed in accordance with SEPP Seniors living so that road and access grades were below 1 in 7.  This required significant regarding, benching and retaining of the site.  Careful design of pad levels for each villa was undertaken to ensure compliant grades were achieved whilst minimising retaining.
  • Due to the crown of Bellevue Road being the interface between Gosford and Wyong LGA the upgrades to the road require both Councils to be involved in the design approval process.

Project Management

  • Obtaining Controlled Activity approvals from the Office of Water for works adjoining waterfront land.
  • Liaising with both Wyong and Gosford Council for Roads Act approvals and S96s.
  • Working with the architects and client to Masterplan the development to obtain the best solution for layout and associated infrastructure.
  • Responding to RFIs from contractors for various components of construction works.
  • Negotiate alternate access arrangements with Council.

Town Planning

  • General planning advice.
  • Coordination of subconsultant reports and preparation of s96 applications for each to stage to accommodate new villa types and layouts including changes to road and access arrangements.


  • Civil engineering design for 100 villas and associated earthworks (benching and retaining), roads, stormwater, carparks, driveways, and sewer reticulation.
  • Civil design for road upgrades to Bakali Road and Bellevue road including half road construction, stormwater and verge works and access designs into the site.
  • Flood studies for existing channels through the site including the design of culvert crossings and channel upgrades.


  • Detailed survey over entire development site and adjoining road frontages.
  • Setout survey for contractors for civil and building works.
  • Work as executed surveys for contractors for both civil and building works.
  • Preparation of plans of easement.
  • Boundary definition.
  • Preparation of Lease plans for each stage.


  • Supervision of civil works


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