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21 April 2021 Address on Anzac Parade as a Military themed Cultural Route

21 April 2021 Address on Anzac Parade as a Military themed Cultural Route

Sue will be giving a Zoom talk on the history of Anzac Parade for Randwick Council and the Randwick and District  Historical Society at 6:30 on Wednesday 21 April.

Celebrating the Australian Heritage Festival’s theme of ‘Our Heritage for the Future’, Sue examines the origins of ANZAC Parade as a thoroughfare. She traces its history and development through incorporating First Nation...

Avondale Golf Club Clubhouse, Pymble - Heritage Impact Statement

Avondale Golf Club Clubhouse, Pymble - Heritage Impact Statement

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman

Client: Avondale Golf Club, 40 Avon Road, Pymble

We prepared a HIS on behalf of our clients who wished to construct a small light pavilion (removable) at the south-eastern side of the club house near the main bar. The proposal incorporates the use of sympathetic materials reflecting those of the clubhouse and has been informed by the Conservation Management Plan. The design deploys the Apperly aesthetic, for which the Club is notable. Therefore we reccomended council should ...


429 Galston Road, Dural - Heritage Impact Statement

429 Galston Road, Dural - Heritage Impact Statement

 

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman

Client: Private Client

Our team prepared a history of the property as part of a Heritage Impact Statement required for the client to construct a second independent residence at their heritage listed property, ‘Koombahla’. The new detached single-storey contemporary dwelling is expected to become the primary residence. We reccomended council approve the proposed development as

122 Dickson Road Leppington -  Property History

122 Dickson Road Leppington - Property History

 

 

 

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Client: Private Client

In 1790, Captain Watkin Tench led an exploratory expedition which passed though the general Liverpool area. The country was described as: '… remarkably pleasant to the eye; everywhere the foot trod on thick and luxuriant grass...'

Alexander Raby Riley, a London-born merchant, arrived in Australia as a free settler in June 1804. In 1809, he began to develop his grant of land near Liverpool, which he named Raby.

With little farming experience, but with...


Royal Hotel, 40-44 Pacific Highway, Wyong - Heritage Impact Statement

Royal Hotel, 40-44 Pacific Highway, Wyong - Heritage Impact Statement

 

 

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman

Client: Royal Hotel, Wyong

Sue Rosen Associates were pleased to provide the client with a Heritage Impact Statement (HIS) for minor, historically sympathetic alterations at the premises. The proposed alterations conform to the ICOMOS Burra Charter for alterations to buildings of a heritage nature in that they are...

Rose of Australia Hotel, Erskineville - Heritage Impact Statement

Rose of Australia Hotel, Erskineville - Heritage Impact Statement

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman

Client: Rose of Australia Hotel

This statement was completed to enable the client to carry out minor, historically sympathetic, internal alterations.

The site on which the Rose of Australia now stands has been licenced as a hotel since 1878...


Chamberlain Hotel - 428 Pitt Street Sydney Heritage Impact Statement

Chamberlain Hotel - 428 Pitt Street Sydney Heritage Impact Statement

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen and Liz Gorman

Client: Chamberlian Hotel

We were pleased to complete a Heritage Impact Statement for our client, to modify approved plans for minor, historically sympathetic, internal alterations.

Prior to 1902, the site of the Chamberlian Hotel was occupied by The Agricultural hotel, constructed in 1880. Chamberlian hotel was built from 1902-1904, the architects being unknown. Its distinctive Federation Anglo-Dutch style is also seen in the nearby Capitol Theatre and Markets Building...

Penshurst Hotel - Heritage Impact Statement

Penshurst Hotel - Heritage Impact Statement

Authors: Dr Sue Rosen & Liz Gorman

Client: Thomas Hotels

Penshurst Hotel, and the suburb of Penshurst, are located on land originally granted to Dr Robert Townson, a scholar, in 1810. After Dr Townson's death in 1827, his land was sold in 1830 to John Connell. The landholdings became known as Connels Brush and settlement in the area remained slow...


RAAF Beaufort A9-550 air accident at Mount Gilead

RAAF Beaufort A9-550 air accident at Mount Gilead

 

Author: Dr Sue Rosen

Research: Liz Gorman

Client: Lendlease

Horse racing at Menangle Park was put on hold when the site was commandeered  by the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II for use as an airfield.  

At 1400 hours on the 29th March 1944, 6 Beaufort aircraft took off for a training flight. Sadly, only 5 were to return. Trouble for the ill-fated A9-550 had started during taking off; 3rd in line...

Potts Point, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst Thematic History

Potts Point, Kings Cross and Darlinghurst Thematic History

 

 

 

Authors: Liz Gorman, Dr Sue Rosen

Research:...