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Administration Building and Chapel, Aquinas College


Heritage Council

Place Number

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58 Mt Henry Rd Salter Point

Location Details

Local Government

South Perth



Construction Date

Constructed from 1937 to 1967

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Registered 17 Dec 2010 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Art Deco Significant Bldg Survey Completed 30 Jun 1994

Parent Place or Precinct

18541 Aquinas College


Generally, Administration Building and Chapel, Aquinas College is in good and sound structural condition. The buildings have been maintained and well utilised. Cracks are evident in the on the west façade of the original section of the Administration Buildng and it has not been established if they are structural or surface. Falling damp and water ingress resulting in loss of mortar joints in large areas at high level are evident on the west façade of the south wing of the Administration Building. Further attention and conservation work to remediate the situation is required. Both buildings have high integrity. The Chapel has high authenticity and the Administration Building has moderate to high authenticity.


Name Type Year From Year To
John Oldham (landscape design 1967) Architect 1967 -
Peter Quinn & Associates (refurbishment of Admin building) Architect 1998 1998
Michael Cavanagh (of Cavanagh & Cavanagh, designed Admin building) Architect 1937 -
Voitre Maredk (Artist, copper work in Chapel) Architect 1965 1966
George Thompson (1967 additions to Admin building) Architect 1967 1967
Henderson & Thompson (numerous additions to the college in 1960s-1970s) Architect - -
Edgar le Blond Henderson, George Thomspon; Jim Thompson (associate architect) (Chapel) Architect 1965 1966

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
11300 The Aquinas College chapel The Aquinas College Chapel Heritage Study {Other} 0
9688 On high ground: images of one hundred years at Aquinas College, Western Australia. Book 1998

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Present Use RELIGIOUS Church, Cathedral or Chapel
Original Use RELIGIOUS Housing or Quarters
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Combined School
Original Use EDUCATIONAL Combined School

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Gothic
Late 20th-Century Organic

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Wall CONCRETE Concrete Slab
Roof METAL Aluminium
Wall STONE Sandstone, other
Roof TILE Terracotta Tile

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Cultural activities
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Education & science

Creation Date

01 May 1989

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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