Pit, Pipe and Fibre Optic Audit
Client: Methodist Ladies College
Site Location: Claremont
Project Manager: Joseph Arrigo
Site Supervisor: Crawford McClure
Special Project Achievements:
All work completed within the deadline, more works completed within original budget outlined.
Quality Standards Applicable:
Specific OH & S Requirements:
The Methodist Ladies’ College, Perth (MLC Perth), is an independent, Uniting Church, day and boarding school for girls, located in Claremont. The College now provides more than 1120 Australian and international students with a holistic education that instils values and teaches them the life skills that enable them to participate fully in society, to achieve their personal best and to value life-long learning.
Lightspeed Communications was employed to audit and map the existing communications network, including existing cable pathways. This work ultimately lead to Lightspeed being responsible for the design, construction and installation of a redundant single mode fibre optic network to all communications networks within the school, to support a 10gig network and on line 24/7 wireless network.
These works included the documentation of pit and pipe pathways and any major joint pits to create a communication pit and pipe asset management document. This document’s purpose was to find a possible redundant pathway to multiple buildings for future single mode fibres, to avoid when future buildings are being demolished, as well as existing buildings to have a diverse fibre pathway if possible.
Lightspeed also documented the main carrier services including their pathways and demarcation points into the school. This information was reviewed, including suggested infrastructure pathways for future buildings as well as upcoming projects such as the Arnet Fibre and Christ Church future DR site tie cables.
Lightspeed Communications was then asked to design and install the single mode optic fibre cables to all main communications cabinets within the school campus.