Project Specifications

HousingFirst Ltd

$2.2 million

St.Kilda, Victoria

July 2020

Design and Construction of multiple refurbishments


Total will be delivering the design and construction of alterations and refurbishment works to 21 various rooms throughout two separate existing heritage buildings – Chelmsford House and Pyrmont House – which includes for demolition works, services upgrades and minor structural and civil works.

A large portion of terracotta roof tiles and Spanish slate is to be replaced across both buildings so the staging of works until the warmer months is required.

An egress strategy will be put in place to allow for safe access in and out of the residences, with construction deliveries to be managed around this.

Constant communication and planning with residents is going to key to the successful completion to this project.

HousingFirst’s holistic, locally focused approach is leading the way in how community housing is designed, financed, built and managed. HousingFirst creates attractive, well-designed, affordable and well-located homes, for both social and private housing.


Both Chelmsford and Pyrmont Houses will remain occupied throughout the refurbishments, so services will need to be maintained.


Project Contact

Jeff Jones
CEO / (Interim) General Manager VIC

Originally from a financial executive perspective and now as CEO, Jeff has broad industry experience across the construction, engineering and property development market segments. Leveraging his skills obtained from becoming a Chartered Accountant and completing an MBA, Jeff is responsible for the leadership and operational performance management of the company within the strategy and business plan agreed by the Board.