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Shops

Summary

This single storey Interwar Art Deco block of shops was constructed circa 1936 for Percival Henry Bishop. The shops are an integral part of the Albion shopping precinct which retains examples of the principal phase of commercial development during the 1880s and early 1890s, and the revitalisation that took place during the 1920s and 1930s. Numerous shops have occupied the building since the 1930s including a hairdresser, grocery store, dressmaker, fish shop and pharmacy.

Significance

  • a) It is important in demonstrating the evolution or pattern of the City's or local area's history

    as an interwar block of shops that provide an example of the revitalisation of the Albion shopping precinct that took place during the 1920s and 1930s.

  • d) It is important in demonstrating the principal characteristics of a particular class or classes of cultural places

    as a substantially intact example of the kind of shops that were constructed during the interwar period to form part of Albion’s commercial streetscape.

Place details
At 282 Sandgate Road , ALBION, 4010
Categories: Retailing - Shop/s
Event(s): Constructed circa 1936
Period(s): Interwar (1919-1939)
Style(s): Interwar - Art Deco
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Shops


(Last updated - 14 Mar 2016)



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NOTE: The purpose of this report is to provide a general reference source of information about the main historical and descriptive features that contribute to the cultural significance of the heritage place. It is based on available evidence and may be re-assessed if further information becomes available. It is NOT an official report and does not in any way replace the official Heritage Register entry, which can be viewed in the City Plan. A qualified practitioner should undertake a thorough conservation study of the heritage place before any action is taken which may affect its significance as a heritage listed place. For further information please phone Council on 3403 8888.

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