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Electricity Substation, Fremantle (fmr)


Heritage Council

Place Number

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12,12A & 12B Parry St Fremantle

Location Details

25/11/2011 Additional address info: Cnr Quarry St, Fremantle. VFL SECWA = State Energy Commission of Western Australia

Other Name(s)

Fremantle Municipal Tramways & Electric Light
Board Substation; SECWA Museum Building (fmr)

Local Government




Construction Date

1932, 1939

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Town Planning Scheme YES 08 Mar 2007 City of Fremantle
State Register Permanent 03 Feb 2012 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Classified by the National Trust Classified 09 May 1983 Unknown


Art Deco Significant Bldg Survey Completed 30 Jun 1994 Recommend RHP

Recommend RHP

Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1A

Level 1A

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle. This place is entered onto the Heritage Council of Western Australia’s Register of Heritage Places. All development applications must be referred to the Heritage Council for approval.

City of Fremantle


Name Association Type Date From Date To
Fremantle Electric Tramways & Electric Light Board (FMT&ELB) Previous Owner 2/01/2015 2/01/2015
State Electricity Commission (SECWA) Previous Owner 2/01/2015 2/01/2015
Western Power Previous Owner 2/01/2015 2/01/2015

State Heritage Office library entries

ISBN Number Title Medium Year of Publication
Electricity generation, transmission and distribution in Western Australia: representation on the register of heritage places. Brochure 2007

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Original EDUCATIONAL Museum
Original GOVERNMENTAL Power Station

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Functionalist

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall RENDER Smooth

Historic Themes

General Specific
OCCUPATIONS Technology & technological change
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Education & science
OCCUPATIONS Commercial & service industries
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities

Creation Date

24 Jul 1995

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Last Update

2 Jan 2015


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