Peterson Bushfire is a small business with some big clients. Corporations and investment firms engage our services to navigate through the challenges of land development. Although, you don’t have to be a market leader to attract our attention; we have formed working relationships with many new budding firms making a difference.
Calderwood Valley Residential Community
Supplying bushfire consulting services to Lendlease for the new Calderwood Valley residential development located in the Wollongong and Shellharbour LGAs. Services include constraints mapping, bushfire assessment reports for each stage of subdivision, and more.
Rouse Hill, Riverstone &
Box Hill Developments, North West Sydney
Peterson Bushfire is providing bushfire consulting services to developers throughout the latest release areas of the North West Growth Centre of Sydney. Bushfire assessment reports are being prepared for subdivisions and apartment complexes.
Jordan Springs East Residential Community
The development of the Lendlease residential community of Jordan Springs East has been supported by Peterson Bushfire by providing consulting services in the form of certification of built-form, reports for new subdivision stages, and BAL mapping for the residential community.
All levels of government are responsible for planning new and maintaining existing assets and communities; many in bushfire prone areas. Peterson Bushfire has assisted government in strategic planning for new release areas, assessment of new buildings, risk management, and auditing existing assets.
Mooney Mooney & Peat Island Planning Proposal
Government Property NSW commissioned Peterson Bushfire to investigate the bushfire protection requirements associated with rezoning surplus government land at Mooney Mooney and Peat Island on the Hawkesbury River for the purpose of preparing a Planning Proposal.
Proposed Classrooms, Branxton Public School
Peterson Bushfire prepared a bushfire assessment report for the development of new classrooms at Branxton Public School in the NSW Hunter Valley for the NSW Department of Education.
The Haven Amphitheatre, Castlecrag
Willoughby City Council commissioned Peterson Bushfire to provide advice regarding the redevelopment of the Walter Burley Griffin constructed Haven Amphitheatre overlooking Sailors Bay, in the Sydney suburb of Castlecrag.
Bushfire Risk Management Plan, Wollondilly Council
Field assessment, fire modelling using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and consultation with the district NSW Rural Fire Service culminated in a pragmatic management plan for Wollondilly Shire Council assets located on the bushland interface.
What should be a time of excitement and celebration is often overshadowed by stress and confusion when building in a bushfire prone area. Costly and restrictive BAL requirements, amongst many others, means you require an experienced consultant that can provide you with the best advice and availability.
Waterfront Cottage, Killcare
Modelling the bushfire hazard allowed a significant reduction in the Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) for the additions and alterations to the cottage, freeing up the project budget and unleashing design potential.
An alternate solution was required to allow an automated window fire-shutter system for this new architecturally designed house located in the ‘flame zone’ (BAL-FZ) in Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Checking the accuracy of the local Bushfire Prone Land Map and mapping recent vegetation clearing surrounding the estate allowed the removal of BAL requirements saving the owners $7,000 in the construction of their Central Coast home.
Peterson Bushfire has been assisting landowners to develop larger lots in the northern seaside villages of Wollongong affected by bushfire prone land mapping.
Companies that operate their core business within the bushfire environment need specialist expertise to facilitate the approvals process and meet responsibilities in regard to bushfire management. Peterson Bushfire partners with companies providing services for the insurance industry, aged care, telecommunication tower installation, and asset maintenance, to name a few.
The ‘Great Ocean Road Bushfire’ destroyed 116 houses across the hamlets of Wye River and Separation Creek. Sergon Building Consultants engaged Peterson Bushfire to prepare Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessments for 40 affected properties and provide technical advice to the insurance industry.
Bushfire Risk Assessment
M7 Westlink Services commissioned Peterson Bushfire to monitor bushfire fuel loads and design an asset protection zone strategy for neighbouring assets along the 40 km length of motorway corridor across Western Sydney.
Aged Care Constraints Analysis, Bayview
Peterson Bushfire prepared a bushfire protection constraints analysis to inform the redevelopment of two aged care facilities in the Sydney northern beaches suburb of Bayview for client Aveo.