Junction Oval has been an integral part of Melbourne’s rich sporting heritage since its construction in 1856, most recently Junction Oval has undergone a two-year, $40 million-dollar redevelopment to not only be a sporting ground, but the administrative headquarters for Cricket Victoria as well as the training grounds multiple cricketing teams including Victoria Cricket (The Bushrangers), Big Bash T20 superstar teams Melbourne Renegades & Melbourne Stars.
The new facility includes on-site self-contained accommodation for visiting teams, multiple training areas, high quality medical, training, rehabilitation facilities.
State of the art 10-lane indoor training centre including performance analysis technology, bowling machines & speed guns.
Q Industries were delighted to contribute to a large part of Melbourne’s sporting history and future, with Cox Architecture and ARUP both appointed in their respective fields for the project, along with Nuvo Group as the electrical contractors.
Q Industries supplied luminaires throughout a majority of the facility including, administrative, medical, aquatic, media, parking areas as well a full lighting design and supply of the state-of-the-art interior cricket training area, in which using the Alus luminaire with specialised optics, were able to achieve 800lx and 0.9 uniformity across the entire space, no easy feat!
Australian cricketer and Victoria captain, Aaron Finch commented “It’s beautiful”, during their first training session. “Everything from the changerooms, the gym and pool set-up, the indoorcentre, it’s all pretty amazing.”
Q Industries supplied our architectural Eaton and Lightplane 2.5 linear extrusion throughout the administrative and office areas, mixed downlights including the Torrin, Array and Verona in general areas and the buildings exterior awnings, Cisco downlight and Ribbon flexible neon strip in the pool centre and as mentioned previously the Alus highbay for the interior training centre.
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