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F.H. Faulding Warehouse (former)

Summary

This warehouse, designed by the architectural firm of Addison & Macdonald, was erected in 1931 for Adelaide-based F. H. Faulding & Co. Founded in 1845, Faulding & Co. was a major manufacturer of medicinal products. After establishing offices in London, Sydney and Perth, the company purchased the Charlotte Street site in 1924 with plans to erect a distribution warehouse and headquarters for its Queensland operations. The company owned the warehouse until 1957 when the building was sold to Edwards, Dunlop and Co.

Significance

  • b) It demonstrates rare, uncommon or endangered aspects of the City's or local area's cultural heritage

    as a rare, surviving example of a small-scale interwar CBD warehouse.

Place details
St Paul’s Book Centre
At 168 Charlotte Street , BRISBANE CITY, 4000
Categories: Industry - Warehousing
Event(s): Constructed in 1931
Period(s): Interwar (1919-1939)
Style(s): Interwar - Free Classical
Fabric component(s): Walls - Masonry - Face brick - Combination
People involved: Architect - G.H.M. Addison and Son and H.S. Macdonald
Builder - D. F. Roberts
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F.H. Faulding Warehouse (former)


(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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