Rootes/ Chrysler site

January 2017 At its final meeting for 2016, the Port Phillip Council considered the recommendations of a Panel on Planning Amendment C117 (Fishermans Bend Heritage Controls) that covered this large site. The Panel recommended,  and Council … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 23 May 2016, 7.30pm

Our guest at the May meeting will be Helen Lardner of HLDC, heritage consultant for Stamoulis Property Group, who will talk about their concern for historical background, and the development of the former Rootes site in Salmon Street. Note: Barb … [Read more...]

Rootes in Salmon St

On June 26, the Age reported that a development application is under consideration for the former Rootes factory at 11-19 Salmon Street. Rootes was an English car company. It was started by William Rootes from a small cycle shop in Kent. A … [Read more...]

Ghost signs

Dr Stefan Schutt is documenting 'ghost signs' around Melbourne. That led to thinking about signs in Port Melbourne. Port Melbourne's most splendid signs would have to be those that adorned the UDL building (now the id apartments) on Pickles St. … [Read more...]

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