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Cygnet Cinema


Heritage Council

Place Number

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16 Preston St Como

Location Details

2/11/2011 Address includes 16, 16A & 16B Preson St, Como. VFL.

Other Name(s)

Como Theatre
Cygnet Cinema

Local Government

South Perth



Construction Date

Constructed from 1938

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 14 Nov 2000 City of South Perth
State Register Registered 30 Jun 1995 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

Register of the National Estate Registered 27 Oct 1980

Register of the National Estate Interim 24 Jun 1997

Classified by the National Trust Classified 02 May 1988


Name Type Year From Year To
William Leighton Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
7921 Cygnet cinema (former Como theatre) : conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2006
11459 Picture Palaces of the Golden West Book 2016
11668 Cygnet Cinema (formerly The Como Theatre) Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2018

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Theatre or Cinema
Original Use SOCIAL\RECREATIONAL Theatre or Cinema

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Functionalist

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Roof ASBESTOS Fibrous Cement, corrugated

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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