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Stockland Newport Retirement Living

Stockland Newport Retirement Living


Arkhefield Architects have created a world-class community, from health and care services to lifestyle offers for retirees. 

Stockland Newport Retirement Living in Newport is a Green Star rated community, received a highly coveted 4 Green Star rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The 4 star rating signifies national leadership in design excellence and environmental responsibility, while also recognising the potential for future economic prosperity and liveability within the community. 

The right flooring choice needed to be compliant with the 4 Star Green Rating as well as meet the BCA requirements for aged care facility. 

Working in conjunction with Hutchinsons Builders and Arkhefield Architects, NFD supplied over 5500mof our Soundless Colorado Luxury Vinyl Planks. NFD Soundless range was rated as ‘Grade A’ flooring by Global GreenTagCertTM and is also FloorScore Certified, making it suitable for the 5 Star Green Rating. With a P4 Slip Rating, the Soundless Colorado were well and truly exceeded the BCA requirement. 

Whilst the Soundless Colorado Luxury Vinyl Plank ticked all the required boxes, it is also waterproof, made with nano silver layer to protect against bacteria. With a soft backing for comfort, our Soundless acoustic vinyl range is extremely resistant to dirt, scuffs, canes and walkers, it have a commercial grade wear layers that can withstand heavy traffic for many years to come. 



Newport Retirement Living


Completion Date:

July 2019


Commercial Sector:

Health Sector – Aged Care Facilities



Griffith and Boardman Road, Newport, QLD 4020


Architecture Firm(s):

Arkhefield Architect


Construction Company:

Hutchinsons Builders


Flooring Contractor:

Integra Floors



Acoustic Vinyl Plank: Soundless - Colorado – 5500m2


BCA Requirements:

Acoustic Rating: 

- Ln,w rating of 62 or less, Soundless achieves a Ln,w rating of 61 on a 200mm slab with no false sealing

- Minimum Slip Rating of P3, Soundless achieves a rating of P4 Slip Rating


Additional Certification:

- Green Star Building: Grading of A required

- FloorScore Certified

- Forever & Ever Floor Recycling Program