That area of land bounded by Parkfield St, Money St, Samson Rd and Brend-Tor St, Bunbury..
Tornado mortally damaged the Cathedral and severely damages Parish House.
Pope Benedict XVI expresses his sympathy for the people of Bunbury for the loss of the Cathedral, and imparts his Apostolic Blessing
Cathedral demolished and $4.1 million insurance payout received.
The Most Reverend Gerard J Holohan consults parishioners and the wider community on the new Cathedral.
Liturgical Consultant appointed.
Surveyor commissioned to undertake a Feature Site survey of the Bunbury precinct.
Town Planner commissioned to undertake a Site Analysis of the precinct
Three Architects commissioned to develop conceptual Master Plans of the precinct
Consultation meetings with Bunbury parishioners held on the future Cathedral. Work begins on developing a draft architectural brief.
Marcus Collins appointed architect of the new Cathedral
Commemorative video of St Patrick’s Cathedral released
Consultation meeting with Bunbury parishioners and architect
State Government grants $2.5 million
Federal Government grants $5.0 million
Site master plan released
Quantity Surveyor appointed
Artist Impressions of Cathedral precinct released.
Structural Engineer and Electrical Engineer appointed
Development Application approved by the City of Bunbury
Geotechnical Survey of the site undertaken
Fundraising Compaign launched
Site works commence with the clearing and preparation of the site
Repair work begins on the storm and fire damage to the heritage listed ‘Parish House’
Work commences on constructing the retaining walls
Building plans submitted to Council
Internationally acclaimed artist Robert Juniper appointed to design the Cathedral Windows
Tenders to out for the rebuilding of the Cathedral precinct
Perkins Builders awarded the building contract
Building licence issued and construction begins
Excavations of below ground areas begin
First footings poured to the Crypt and Bell Tower
Footings laid for the Parish Hall
The Project Team
Marcus Collins and Associates
Wilde and WoollardPty Ltd
GHD Pty Ltd
Engineering Technology Consultants Pty Ltd
Hydraulics Design Australia
Golder Associates Pty Ltd
Gabriels Environmental Design Pty Ltd
Lincolne Scott Consulting Engineers
Fr Russell Hardiman PhD
BSO Development Consultants
Consulting Town Planners
Thompson McRobert Edgeloe
Diocesan Resources Committee (DRC)
13,180 m2 (3.26 acres)
Nave 500; Baptistry 50; Blessed Sacrament Chapel 50: Gallery 280
Up to 134 cars