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Coogee Hotel and Post Office


Heritage Council

Place Number

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371 Cockburn Rd Coogee

Location Details

note that construction date is incorrect in Register documentation. Correct date is 1898.

Other Name(s)

Powells Coogee Hotel, Old Coogee Hotel,
SwanAnglican Childrens Home, Coogee Progress

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1898 to 1990

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage Agreement YES 16 Jan 2018 Text of the Heritage Agreement
Heritage List Adopted 14 Jul 2011 City of Cockburn
State Register Permanent 14 May 2002 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Statewide Hotel Survey Completed 01 Nov 1997

Register of the National Estate Indicative Place

Classified by the National Trust Classified 02 May 1988

Register of the National Estate Nominated 19 Feb 1991

Municipal Inventory Adopted 01 Nov 2012 Category A

Category A

Exceptional significance Essential to the heritage of the locality. Rare or outstanding example. The place should be retained and conserved unless there is no feasible and prudent alternative to doing otherwise. Any alterations or extensions should be sympathetic to the heritage values of the place and in accordance with a Conservation Plan (if one exists for the place).

City of Cockburn

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
5443 Coogee Hotel and Post Office : future use study. Report 2000
6779 Coogee Hotel and Post Office : schedule of conservation and refurbishment works + costed schedule. Conservation works report 2002
10291 A report on an archaeological excavation of the former Coogee Hotel and Post Office site. Cockburn Road, Coogee Electronic 2006
4308 Coogee Hotel and Post Office : conservation plan. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1999
6992 Old Coogee Hotel & Post Office : conservation works and specification. Conservation works report 2004

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original Use Transport\Communications Comms: Post or Telegraph Office
Original Use RESIDENTIAL Institutional Housing
Original Use COMMERCIAL Hotel, Tavern or Inn

Architectural Styles

Federation Free Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Limestone

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Hospitality industry & tourism
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment

Creation Date

21 Jul 1995

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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