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Gosnells Hotel Heritage Tour





Gosnells Hotel Project

HSAWA Presents a Heritage Behind the Scenes Tour of the Gosnells Hotel.


Wear something red and join HSAWA at 6pm on the 15th October at the Gosnells Hotel, 2149 Albany Hwy, Gosnells WA 6110, for Heritage Tour with Eric Hancock Heritage Professional & Peter Baxendale Structural Engineer and see the conservation works done to the verandahs at the Hotel. Join us after, for a casual mix and mingle inside the Gosnells Hotel, as it has a large bistro and wide variety of beers on tap.


Brief on the project. The conservation works to the Gosnells Hotel verandahs were designed by Eric Hancock a Heritage Professional and Structural Engineer, Peter Baxendale. Works were recently completed in 2022. Eric and Peter will take us on an informal tour of the verandahs and explain the underlying works.


Gosnells Hotel is significant for its aesthetic value as a fine example of Federation Filigree architecture and is in a prominent location. Built on a major intersection with Albany Highway and adjacent to the Canning River, it is a significant landmark. The place has social value for the community since 1908, for the many formal and informal social events held there. The place has historic value for its association with the period, that the locality of Gosnells was being developed.


The proposed works included replacement of existing footings, verandah floors, posts, first floor level fascia and beams structure, balustrade floor, balustrades and water collection-disposal. The works seek to return original aesthetics and form of the verandahs, as much as possible within practical, current compliance and structural requirements. The replacements are based on both the existing structure and the recreation of aesthetic elements to more conform to the 1910 photograph.


Join us on the15th October at 6pm the Gosnells Hotel

Gosnells Hotel Project- Walk Through Tour Talk.

2149 Albany Hwy, Gosnells WA 6110

Meet on the verandah and wear something red.

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