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Canning Dam


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Canning Dam Rd Roleystone

Location Details

Other Name(s)

Canning Reservoir

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1998, Constructed from 1933

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

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

Classified by the National Trust Classified 08 Jun 1998

Register of the National Estate Indicative Place

Municipal Inventory Adopted 01 Dec 2008 Category A

Category A

Worth of the highest level of protection - recommended for entry in the State Register of Heritage Places. Development would require consultation with the City of Armadale. Maximum encouragement to the owner should be provided under the City of Armadale's Town Planning Scheme to conserve the significance of the place. A Heritage Assessment and Impact Statement should be undertaken before approval is given for any major redevelopment. Incentives to promote heritage conservation should also be considered.

City of Armadale
RHP - To be assessed Current 27 Aug 2004


Very Good


Name Type Year From Year To
John Oldham - landscaping Architect - -
Russell Dumas Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
950 Celebrations in Western Australian history. Serial 1989
3713 Canning Dam Historical Engineering Marker - Unveiling Ceremony 2 September 1998 Brochure 1998
7817 Canning dam conservation plan: assessment of significance and conservation policy. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1998
10136 Canning Dam: historical engineering marker. Unveiling ceremony 2 September 1998 Brochure 0
10137 Our Dam: Canning Dam Brochure 1997
9984 Perth's early water supplies. Australian Heritage Engineering Record. Book 1984
10173 Canning Dam: a golden era Book 1983

Place Type

Historic site


Epoch General Specific
Present Use GOVERNMENTAL Reservoir or Dam
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Reservoir or Dam

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Stripped Classical
Inter-War Art Deco

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other CONCRETE Other Concrete

Historic Themes

General Specific
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES Water, power, major t'port routes
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Sport, recreation & entertainment
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES Depression & boom

Creation Date

23 Dec 1997

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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