HOLBORN SKATE PLAZA, WOLLONGONG, NSW

Who We AreTestimonials + References

Testimonials + References

MONA VALE

“CONVIC DEMONSTRATED A COMMITMENT TO QUALITY AND PARTNERSHIP AND I WOULD HAVE NO HESITATION IN RECOMMENDING THEM TO ANY ORGANISATION WHO IS SEEKING TO DELIVER A FIRST CLASS FACILITY FOR THEIR COMMUNITY.”

Les Munn, Manager Reserves and Recreation, Northern Beaches Council - Pittwater, NSW

SOUTH HEDLAND

“CONVIC WOULD BE THE SINGLE MOST POPULAR CHOICE FOR QUALITY, INNOVATION AND COMMUNITY FOCUSED OUTCOMES, AND THE TRUE SUCCESS OF A SPACE IS THE ONGOING ENGAGEMENT AND ACTIVATION BY THE COMMUNITY AND RIDERS.”

M. J. Osborne, Chief Executive Officer, Town of Port Hedland, WA

WONTHELLA

“CONVIC’S DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION KNOWLEDGE ARE FIRST CLASS AND THEY HAVE DELIVERED AN EXCEPTIONAL PROJECT WHICH HAS HAD AN IMMEDIATE POSITIVE EFFECT ON THE SKATING COMMUNITY AND THE USE OF THE FACILITY HAS INCREASED OVER NIGHT BY APPROXIMATELY 25%.”

Gerard Sherlock, Manager Project Design & Delivery, City of Greater Geraldton, WA

FREMANTLE

“WOULD I USE CONVIC AGAIN? DEFINITELY! WERE THEY GOOD TO WORK WITH? THEY WERE FANTASTIC! WAS THE PRODUCT OUTCOME WHAT WE WANTED? IT EXCEEDED OUR EXPECTATIONS!”

Marisa Spaziani, Director Community Development, City of Fremantle, WA

JOONDALUP

“WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM CONVIC IS A STREAMLINED, HONEST PROCESS. THEY ARE A PARTNER TO BE RELIED UPON. MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE TEAM IS THAT THEY ARE COMMITTED IN DEVELOPING A LASTING RELATIONSHIP BUILT UPON INTEGRITY AND MUTUAL RESPECT.”

Marius Engelbrecht, Coordinator Building Capital Works, Joondalup, WA

ASHBURTON – TOM PRICE

“NEVER BEFORE IN MY 25 YEAR CONSTRUCTION HISTORY HAVE I BEEN SO WILLING TO RECOMMEND A COMPANY THAT WAS SIMPLY A JOY TO DEAL WITH AND THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROCESS SIMPLE.”

Richard Repsevicius, Government Officer, Shire of Ashburton, WA

PORT ADELAIDE

“CONVIC’S PROFESSIONALISM, CUSTOMER FOCUS AND DELIVERY STANDARDS WERE IMMEDIATELY RECOGNISED, FROM THE FIRST START UP MEETING TO THE OFFICIAL HANDOVER; I HAVE NO RESERVATIONS TO RECOMMEND CONVIC TO CONSTRUCT AND FUTURE SKATEPARK DEVELOPMENTS.”

Andy Walker, Project Officer – Parks and Gardens, City of Port Adelaide Enfield

SHANGHAI

“CONVIC WERE INVOLVED IN EVERY ASPECT OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT, INCLUDING LIAISING WITH THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT AND COORDINATING WITH US AS THEIR CLIENT. THE QUALITY AND FINISH OF THE PARK WAS BEYOND EXPECTATION AND THE FEEDBACK FROM THE INTERNATIONAL ACTION SPORTS COMMUNITY HAS BEEN OUTSTANDING.”

Jonathan Wu, Operations Manager, SMP at opening event of park

PORT AUGUSTA

“CONVIC’S EXPERIENCED SKATEPARK DESIGNERS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS WORKED CLOSELY WITH THE COUNCIL AND LOCAL USERS TO CREATE A UNIQUE SKATEPARK AND VALUED COMMUNITY SPACE THAT COMPLEMENTED OUR AWARD WINNING FORESHORE DESIGN. THE HIGH STANDARDS OF OUR FACILITY ARE REFLECTED BY ITS FREQUENT USAGE FROM BOTH LOCAL AND NEIGHBOURING CITY USERS.”

Craig Dearlove, Port Augusta Field Officer, Port Augusta City Council, SA

RENTON MILLAR

“I HAVE TRAVELLED THE WORLD FOR THE PAST 12 YEARS AND HAVE FOUND CONVIC TO BE INVOLVED IN THE DESIGN AND BUILD OF THE BEST SKATEPARKS IN THE WORLD.”

Renton Millar, 2010 World No 1 World Cup Skateboarding Champion and one of Australia’s most successful international athletes

SPAUSA

“CONVIC IS ONE OF THE TOP RATED SKATEPARK DESIGN AND BUILD COMPANIES IN THE WORLD. THEY HAVE BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN SETTING CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS INTERNATIONALLY.”

Heidi Lemmon, Executive Director SPAUSA, Skate Park Association of USA, California

JEFF GROSSO

“I PRETTY MUCH LIVE IN A HOT BED (SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA) FOR THOSE TYPES OF POOLS, BUT THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST BUILT FOR SKATEBOARDING POOLS I’VE EVER SKATED. YOU KNOW WHEN YOU CAN JUST DROP RIGHT INTO SOMETHING YOU’VE NEVER SKATED AND BANG OUT 5 FOOT BACKSIDE AIRS, YOU KNOW YOU ARE IN AN AWESOME BOWL! I’D RATE IT IN MY TOP FIVE OF ALL TIME FOR SURE.”

Jeff Grosso, legendary pro-skateboarder praising the Convic built Frankston Skatepark

CAIRNS

“CONVIC WERE EXTREMELY ORGANISED AND STRUCTURED WITH THEIR WORK WHICH WAS REFLECTED IN THEIR HIGH QUALITY OF WORKMANSHIP. I FOUND CONVIC TO BE A PROFESSIONAL AND INNOVATIVE CONTRACTOR WHO WERE VERY DEMANDING WITH THEIR STANDARDS FOR SAFETY AND QUALITY .I UNRESERVEDLY RECOMMEND CONVIC SKATEPARKS’ CAPABILITY TO ANYONE.”

Blair Middleton, Project Manager, CEC Constructions, Cairns, Queensland

GEELONG

“THIS SPACE IS A PHYSICAL DEMONSTRATION THAT YOUNG PEOPLE MATTER TO THEIR COMMUNITY AND THAT BUSINESS AND GOVERNMENT ARE KEEN TO WORK TOGETHER TO ADDRESS THEIR NEEDS”

Ian Trezise, Australian Government MP at opening. Geelong, VIC

SINGAPORE

“I AM DELIGHTED THAT WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO TRANSLATE THIS IDEA INTO A REALITY ON THE GROUND. I HOPE YOUNG PEOPLE OF SINGAPORE WILL NOW MAKE THIS SPACE THEIR OWN. THIS IS A TANGIBLE WAY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND ENHANCE OUR SENSE OF OWNERSHIP.”

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the opening of Singapore’s National Skatepark

MURRUNDINIDI SHIRE

“CONVIC HAS CONSISTENTLY DEMONSTRATED A HIGH LEVEL OF PROFESSIONALISM IN CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN AND DEMONSTRATED A STRONG DEDICATION TO QUALITY AND INNOVATION IN YOUTH RECREATIONAL FACILITIES.”

Colin Neal, Technical Officer, Murrindindi Shire Council, Vic

WEIPA

“I WANT TO PASS ON MY APPRECIATION TO THE TEAM FROM CONVIC THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TEAM DID A GREAT JOB ENGAGING WITH STAKEHOLDERS AND THE COMMUNITY TO ENSURE EVERY DETAIL WAS TAKEN CARE OF THROUGHOUT THE PROJECT. THE SKATEPARK WAS COMPLETED ON TIME AND WITHIN THE ALLOWED BUDGET TO A VERY HIGH STANDARD.”

John Stratton, Director of Planning and Infrastructure, Weipa Town Authority, Qld

GOSNELLS

“CONVIC SKATEPARKS HAVE COMPLETED SEVERAL PROJECTS FOR THE CITY OF GOSNELLS SINCE 2002… CONVIC HAVE PERFORMED PROFESSIONALLY AND COOPERATIVELY TO COMPLETE THE PROJECTS TO THE REQUIRED QUALITY, ON BUDGET AND WITHIN THE REQUIRED TIME. THEY HAVE PROVIDED PROFESSIONAL ADVICE TO PRODUCE FUNCTIONAL DESIGNS AND ADD VALUE TO THE FINISHED PRODUCT.”

Jim Browning, Building Projects Coordinator, City of Gosnells, WA

MUSWELLBROOK

“CONVIC COMPLETED A SKATE PARK FOR MUSWELLBROOK SHIRE WITHIN A VERY TIGHT TIME FRAME AND WITHIN BUDGET. COMMUNICATION BETWEEN COUNCIL, THE ONSITE FOREPERSON AND PROJECT MANAGERS WAS EASY AND SOLUTIONS TO UNFORESEEN ITEMS WERE DEALT WITH QUICKLY AND ECONOMICALLY. I HAVE NO HESITATION IN RECOMMENDING CONVIC. THEY ARE EFFICIENT, RESPONSIVE AND PROFESSIONAL.”

Stuart Neal, Manager Recreation and Buildings, Muswellbrook Shire Council, NSW

PIERRE-LUC GAGNON

“AMAZING SKATEPARK, I’VE NEVER REALLY SEEN ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE… BEST CONCRETE I HAVE EVER SKATED”

Pierre-Luc Gangon, 8 time X Games Gold Medalist, numerous silver and bronze X Games medals, a 3 time Dew Tour Gold Medalist and 2 time Gravity Games Gold Medalist, and the 2010 Maloof Money Cup Winner

DAYNE BRUMMETT

“BEST SKATEPARK IN THE WORLD.”

Dayne Brummet, numerous top placings in major national and international contests, and has been ranked 2nd in the World Street Rankings.

JAKE BROWN

“THIS IS THE BEST CONCRETE I HAVE EVER SEEN… IT’S AMAZING!”

Jake Brown, 5 time X Game Big Air Medalist (including 2 Golds)

DINNY SPICER

“WE CONSIDER CONVIC AS ONE OF THE LEADERS IN INNOVATIVE SKATE PARK DESIGN. ALL FACILITIES HAVE BEEN DESIGNED WITH A GREAT DEAL OF THOUGHT TO COMPLEMENT THE PARKS SURROUNDING ENVIRONMENT, WHILST STILL PROVIDING THE USERS A TESTING AND ENJOYABLE FACILITY TO RIDE OR SKATE.”

Dinny Spicer, Freestyle BMX Australia