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...]

Framed Panorama of Beach Street Port Melbourne

Framed Panorama of Beach Street Port Melbourne Three photographs taken from the Swallow & Ariell building in 1925 make up this panorama, and shows 4 units of the American Pacific Fleet berthed at Princes Pier and the PS Weeroona at the east … [Read more...]

Beach St Queuing Lane

The second stage of public consultation regarding the separated queuing lane in Beach Street for cruise ship/Spirit of Tasmania passengers and trucks is now open.  Visit www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/queuing-lane.htm for more information and to have … [Read more...]

When Mad Max Came to Port Melbourne

The recent release of Mad Max: Fury Road has us thinking back to 1979 when director, George Miller started the franchise with the film Mad Max. That original film, telling the story of Main Force Patrol (MFP) policeman Max Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) … [Read more...]

A House in Beach Street

IRVINE, a house at 42 Beach Street, was built in 1922 for Eli and Christina Edwards. 'Only best quality material' was used in the construction of the house which was carefully chosen with a clear view of Station Pier, Williamstown and the Port … [Read more...]

Planning – what’s new?

At a time when planning issues are on the minds of Port Melbourne people - (and when have they not been?), PMH&PS was intrigued to find these notes among Swallow & Ariell's archives held at the University of Melbourne. Over a period of time … [Read more...]

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