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.
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.
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