The London Hotel – Planning

The site of the London Hotel is also known as 92 Beach Street for planning purposes. November 2017 The applicant has appealed the Council's September decision to VCAT with a hearing date to be advised. September 2017 The Council approved … [Read more...]

The Year 1968

The Year 1968 Location "Hook Pier" This is a series of photos of me at the beach with my father. Innocent, quiet times in an unspoilt era. Clearly visible in the background are the chimney stacks of the Gasworks, the Life Saving Club … [Read more...]

Why Bother Going to the Riviera?

This image from the PMH&PS collection shows the foreshore at the foot of Princes Street, Port Melbourne, taken from the jetty that covered the main drain outlet around 1947. As a boy, I lived further along Princes Street and this was "my" … [Read more...]

Salt on the Windows by Janice C MacDonald

Author Janice Christine MacDonald neé Morton died on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. A victim of Alzheimer's Disease, she had lost all those memories fortunately recorded in her books on Port Melbourne. An active PMH&PS member in our foundation decades, … [Read more...]

Pt Melbourne, 1992 by Brian Cleveland

View of Beach Street showing the London Hotel, Swallow & Ariel, Harper's Starch Factory and the on;y remaining pylon from the Centenary Bridge. … [Read more...]

Cable Tram Shed, Port Melbourne, September 1997 by Brian Cleveland

View of the old cable tram sheds in Port Melbourne looking towards Beach Street. … [Read more...]

Cable Tram Shed, Port Melbourne Beach Street, August 1997 by Brian Cleveland

View of the old cable tram shed in Port Melbourne looking towards Beach Street. … [Read more...]

Port Melbourne, March ’91 by Brian Cleveland

View of the roadway (Beach Street) between Station and Princes Piers with the West Gate Bridge in the background and the Mission to Seamen building on the right. … [Read more...]

Port Melbourne by Brian Cleveland

View of the railings along the seafront with the sea beacon and Princes Pier in the background. … [Read more...]

Centenary Bridge, Port Melbourne, March 1991 by Brian Cleveland

In March 1991 Brian recorded many views of Centenary Bridge just as preparations were being made to demolish it. The side of Centenary Bridge looking back towards Beach Street with Harper's Starch factory in the background. … [Read more...]

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