Brantford starts $51 million net-zero police station project

Ontario Construction News staff writer

Construction has started on the Brantford Police Service Redevelopment Project.

The $51.85 million contract was awarded in April to Melloul-Blamey Construction Inc., the lowest of three bids received. The others were submitted by Harbridge and Cross Ltd. – $61 million and Collaborative Structures Limited – $68.9 million.

“The redevelopment of the Brantford Police Service station reflects ongoing efforts to prioritize both public safety and environmental responsibility,” said Greg Martin, chair of the Brantford Police Services Board. “Designed with the future in mind, this facility, operating at net-zero carbon emissions, will accommodate the security needs of our growing community, further enhancing the ability of the Brantford Police Service to serve and protect Brantford residents.”

brantford police rendering The redeveloped police station, designed to accommodate the growth of the Brantford Police Service, will also be the city’s first municipal carbon zero build.

With a targeted completion timeline of 30 months, the project is a the three-storey redevelopment with triple-paned windows, a highly-efficient HVAC system to reduce energy consumption, ultralow-flow plumbing fixtures to minimize water usage, LED lighting with photocells for adaptive lighting control, and the installation of solar panels on the roof.

Spanning 127,217 sq. ft., the site is expected to accommodate the police service and the community for 25 to 30 years.

brantford police second rendering“This project reflects how the Branford Police Service is expanding to meet the law enforcement needs of a rapidly growing community, and reinforces our commitment to providing exemplary service to the residents of Brantford,” said Interim Police Chief Jason Saunders. “We’re proud that this new facility will be the city’s first carbon zero build, and will not only enhance operational efficiency, but also provide more space for innovation and collaboration, empowering our officers to better safeguard and support our community.”


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