Hangar 85 | Office & Hangar

In by Claire Corcoran

PROJECT UPDATE | Hangar 85 – The restoration of a historically significant building

Client Essendon Airport 
Project Manager Essendon Fields
Project Scope Restoration of a historically significant building
Site commencement date January 2020

Tandem Building Group is proud to have been appointed as the preferred builder for the refurbishment and fit out of the heritage listed Hangar 85, located at 2 Bristol Street, Essendon Fields on behalf of Essendon Airport.  The project includes the refurbishment of the existing aircraft hangar and the creation of new and refurbished office spaces for tenants Royal Flying Doctor Service, YMCA, Aviation Australia and Aero Logistics.

 Key features

  • creation of new and refurbished office spaces including meeting rooms and staff amenities as well as specialised areas such as workshops and patient holding areas

  • restoration of the heritage facade including the steel casement window features built in 1943

  • consolidated of separable areas, including the aircraft hangar zones and office areas, spread across two levels.


 2 Bristol Drive, Essendon Fields, Victoria 3041


 Essendon Airport | Essendon Fields



 Project Manager

 Tandem Building Group

 Base Build PC Date

 Fit Out PC Date

 May 2020

 July 2020

 Number of tenancies


 Number of levels


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