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Timaru Hospital


From the Resene Total Colour Awards gallery — Timaru

PJF Services was awarded the contract for the external repaint of the Gardens Block, Chapel and Clinical Services Block of the Timaru Hospital, with a focus on transforming a typical older style hospital building into a new fresh medical facility though the use of colour and creativity.

The client wanted to freshen up the older drab building and the most cost-effective way was to do this through the use of colour and the creative placement of it over the different substrates on the building, using a palette of Resene Quill Grey, Resene Alabaster and a feature colour of Resene Woodstock. Resene Project Services worked with the client to develop this colour palette.

Timaru Hospital

The paint specification was chosen to provide a lasting protection to the buildings substrates. Resene X-200 was chosen because of its superior durability and weathertightness qualities. Resene Lustacryl was specified on the windows and trims to provide a durable and hard-wearing surface and give a lustre contrast on trims.

With the building having a huge number of timber windows, the painting team came up with the solution to spray the windows with a masking film to protect the glass. This system was very effective and saved hours of labour providing substantial cost savings for the client.

The project was complex and included a range of access solutions such as fixed scaffolding, swinging stage access and the use of a custom built 28 metre boom lift access. The team worked tirelessly over a four-month period to complete this project on budget and safely with no accidents.

Timaru Hospital exterior
Timaru Hospital exterior
Timaru Hospital exterior
Timaru Hospital exteriorgreen and white
Timaru Hospital exteriorgreen and white

Client: South Canterbury District Health Board
Painting contractor: PJF Services Ltd


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