Government, Retail Commercial

Grenville & W. Davis Courthouse

Brampton, Canada

This $70M facility consolidates six separate courthouse facilities into one new, multi storey, fully integrated building.  The 388,000 sf building contains thirty-four (34) courtrooms, offices for the Ministry of the Attorney General, Peel Police, Peel Law Society and other agencies. For security purposes, there are separate circulation patterns for the public, prisoners and the judges. The facility consists of six floors above grade and one basement level.  The parking and prisoner cells are located in the basement level.  Courtrooms are found on floors 1-4 inclusive.  Administrative office space is situated on the fifth floor.  Judicial suites are situated on the sixth floor. The Design/Build team consisted of Ellis Don Construction, Zeidler Roberts Partnership Architects, Murray and Murray Architects Inc.; Design concept by Webb Zerafa Menkes Housdon Partnership. ZAS was responsible for the Interior Design.   ZAS was responsible for master site planning and approvals from authorities having jurisdiction.  Site construction was phased and the existing courthouse remained fully operational during construction.

Client

Ontario Realty Corporation; Ministry of the Attorney General
Peel Police Services; Peel Law Society

Size

388,000 s.f.
6 Storey Facility

Program

Consolidated Courthouse and related Administrative Offices

  • 34 Courtrooms

 

Offices

  • Ministry of the Attorney General
  • Peel Police
  • Peel Law Society

Parking
Prisoner Cells
Administrative Office
Judicial Suites

Articles

  • “BOMA Toronto Award Winners” by BOMA Toronto www.bomatoronto.org
  • “Brampton Consolidated Courthouse” Award Magazine, December 1999
  • “Vaughan Selects Architects & Jury Members for Civic Centre Design Competition” City of Vaughan, June 2003
  • “Brampton Consolidated Courthouse” The Architectural News, 1999