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Albion Exchange

Summary

This two-storey brick building was constructed in the late 1880s during Albion’s development as an important suburban commercial centre. Used for both commercial and, more recently, hotel purposes, the building has existed as a well-known landmark of the local area for more than a century.

Significance

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

    as a commercial building constructed during the rise of Albion as an important suburban commercial centre.

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

    as a rare example of an 1890s commercial development in Albion.

Place details
At 334 Sandgate Road , ALBION, 4010
Categories: Industry - Commerce
Event(s): Constructed in 1880s
Period(s): Boom (1880-1892)
Style(s): Victorian - Free Classical
Fabric component(s): Walls - Masonry - Painted brick
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Albion Exchange


(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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