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Perth Railway Precinct


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Wellington St Perth

Location Details


Other Name(s)

Perth Railway Station
Perth Train Station

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1881 to 1988

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
State Register Registered 28 Aug 2001 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
Register of the National Estate Permanent 21 Mar 1978

Classified by the National Trust Classified 27 May 1974

Statewide Railway Heritage Surve Completed 01 Mar 1994

Child Places


Perth Railway Station was constructed in several stages but an intended additional floor and central tower were never commenced. The paint coat obscures the original red-brick and stucco decoration which were typical of the classically derived buildings of the period. The original ground floor arcades have been enclosed. An important townscape element closing the vista from Forrest Place and, with the Horseshoe Bridge, creating a meandering boundary to the station forecourt.

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
9896 Station Building West Wing Perth Railway Station Precinct Archival Record 2011
7392 Reinstatement of William Street Bridge. Journal article 1986
9978 Barrack Street Bridge balustrade - Perth Railway Station Precinct. Archival Record 2012
11582 Perth Railway Station: Ground floor central east & east wings ground floor refurbishments. Electronic 2003
9742 Perth Railway Station Precinct. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 2011
5247 Perth Horseshoe Bridge : heritage implications of proposed adaptations, ground floor, northern undercroft. Heritage Study {Other} 2001
7650 Perth urban rail development : proposed Perth railway station platforms 10 & 11, CRAC alternative 1D : compliation of heritage advice - February-June 2002, volumes 1 & 2. Heritage Study {Other} 2002
9835 Horseshoe Bridge - Temporary removal of north west balustrade Heritage Study {Other} 2011
6827 City Station precinct : Perth 1983. Report 1983
5426 Perth Railway Station : heritage implications for proposed 2001 adaptations, ground floor, central east & east wings. (revised report). Heritage Study {Other} 2001
5427 Perth Railway Station : exploratory works findings for proposed 2001 adaptation works, ground floor, central east & east wings (revised report). Heritage Study {Other} 2001
7395 Perth Horseshoe Bridge : heritage impact assessment of proposed adaptations HSBS electrical services interface room for the Public Transport Authority, ground floor, southern undercroft. Report 2003
2548 Perth Railway Station Precinct Draft Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1997
6595 Central Railway Precinct & William Street Station Precinct : guidelines (draft). C D Rom 2003
7169 Central Railway Precinct : guidelines (final report). Report 2004
5660 Perth urban rail development : proposed Perth Railway Station platforms 10 & 11. CRAC alternative 1D : compilation of heritage advice, February - June 2002. Volume 1. & Volume 2. Report 2002
9498 Perth City Railway Station timber pedestrian footbridge archival record. Archival Record 2010
9103 The Link. Report 2008
3072 Perth Railway Station Precinct: Conservation Plan. Volumes 1 & 2 Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1997

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Present Use Transport\Communications Rail: Railway Station
Original Use Transport\Communications Rail: Railway Station

Architectural Styles

Federation Free Style
Federation Free Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific
TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATIONS Rail & light rail transport

Creation Date

30 May 1989

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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