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RPS Newcastle

Unit 2A, 45 Fitzroy Street
Carrington NSW Australia 2294

T: +61 2 4940 4200

F: +61 2 4961 6794


Beginning as a local firm, RPS’ Newcastle office has been providing local solutions in urban growth, infrastructure, energy, mining and natural resource management for over 30 years.

The Newcastle office employs more than 30 professional and technical staff, all with exceptional local knowledge and experience. Our staff understand the local market, with strong experience of the statutory framework, and have developed valuable relationships with local authorities.

The RPS Newcastle team can assist you with:

Surveying and Mapping
Environment and Water
Urban Planning 
Project Management
Cultural Heritage
Quantity Surveying
Landscape Architecture

RPS’ broader range of specialist services can be accessed via this office. Get in touch to discuss how we can help you.

Key Contacts

Darrell Rigby

Darrell Rigby   |   General Manager – Newcastle / Regional Technical Director - Cultural Heritage  |   Send Email

Darrell leads RPS’ highly regarded cultural heritage service line and is also General Manager of the RPS Newcastle Office.

Possessing a multiplicity of skills garnered across several disciplines over a more than a decade, Darrell manages projects of all sizes across Australia and coordinates logistically difficult operations. He has a diverse set of Aboriginal and Historic cultural heritage skills combined with urban and regional planning credentials and qualifications in GIS spatial analysis and modelling. Darrell has managed many complex cultural heritage projects across a wide range of industries which includes extractive, utilities, infrastructure, urban planning, transport, energy and resources.

Realising early on the advantages of using high technology solutions to create high quality cultural heritage outcomes, Darrell has championed the use of advanced surveying, visualisation and geomatics techniques and equipment to make RPS Cultural Heritage the leading industry provider in this field.

Darrell has experience in remote locations having on ground experience at multiple project sites in North Western Australia and South West Queensland. He has conducted community consultation in communities spread between the Pilbara WA, Victoria, NSW and Queensland.