PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

These projects involved research into the history and development of the following region:

Sydney - Western

Over 31 years we have undertaken commissions and projects across across the gamut of history and heritage practise. These relate to a variety of historical themes, heritage issues and for a variety of purposes in a variety of formats. Please click on one of the thematic, regional or outcome subheadings to see the projects that we have undertaken. We like to be challenged, we like new ideas and to address methodological issues to produce results that are effective, meaningful and reach the intended audience with ease.

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2016
Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt

Archaeological Potential Assessment - 280 Beames Avenue Mount Druitt



 

 

Authors: Ms Karyn McLeod and Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Saurez Drafting and Design

This report assesses the likley impact of development of the site disturbing relics associated with the nearby railway.

2016
Heritage Impact Statement for 9 Charles Street Granville

Heritage Impact Statement for 9 Charles Street Granville



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen and Dr Roy Lumby

Client: Studio Urbo

This heritage impact statement comments on alterations and additions at 9 Charles Street, a listed heritage item on the Parramatta LEP, part of a coherent group of three weatherboard heritage listed houses in Granville.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for 280 Beames Avenue Mt Druitt

Heritage Impact Statement for 280 Beames Avenue Mt Druitt



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Suarez Drafting and Design

This heritage impact Statemet comments on alterations and additions at 280 Beames Avenue, Mount Druitt on the significance of the former Station Masters Residence at 2 Mount Druitt Road.

2015
Bankstown Supplementary Heritage Assessments - Bankstown - Panania - Padstow

Bankstown Supplementary Heritage Assessments - Bankstown - Panania - Padstow



 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Nick Jackson

Client: Bankstown City Council

 

This study reviewed the heritage significance of five sites previously idetified as being potentially significant.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for Cassola,  20 Riverstone Road, Riverstone

Heritage Impact Statement for Cassola, 20 Riverstone Road, Riverstone



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Castle Hill Development Group

This heritage impact statement comments on the adaptation of historic residence, Cassola at 20 Riverstone Road, a listed heritage item on the Blacktown LEP, for use as childcare centre in a new subdivision.

2015
Heritage Impact Statement for the Rose & Crown Hotel, 11 Victoria Road Parramatta

Heritage Impact Statement for the Rose & Crown Hotel, 11 Victoria Road Parramatta



 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Mr Martin Pickrell

Client: Marlow Hotel Management

This heritage impact statement comments on the impact of mionor alterations and additions to the Rose & Crown Hotel a listed heritage item on the Parramatta LEP.

2013
A Survey of  Weatherboard Housing Stock in Bankstown

A Survey of Weatherboard Housing Stock in Bankstown



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Bankstown City Council

The survey sought to identify the extent of this fragile resource which once formed the principle form of housing in the LGA.

2013
Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania

Heritage Assessment of 52 Tower Street, Panania



 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Bankstown City Council

A Heritage Assessment of an original general and produce store  store with attached residence dating from c.1900 and the area's rural past.

2013
Heritage Significance: 20 Helen Street Sefton

Heritage Significance: 20 Helen Street Sefton



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen, Historian and Heritage Consultant

Client: Bankstown City Council

20 Helen Street, Sefton - it's a Rarity in the Bankstown LGA

This cottage had been identified in a 2011 study as being of local heritage significance under heritage criteria. The purpose of the study was to assess the rarity or otherwise of the cottage at 20 Helen Street, Sefton. A literature review was carried out that related to the development of Bankstown...

2012
Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate

Politics, Passions and Policies: Experiment Farm Cottage, Parramatta and Australia's Oldest House Debate



 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Paper presented at: The inaugural conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Gothenburg – Re-Theorizing Heritage 2012 - Dynamics of heritage management and the ‘art’ of negotiation.

Image: Dr Wilson's house at Maidapur, 1793 showing manny design features in common with Experiment Farm cottage, Parramatta NSW. [British Library]