WA Heritage Awards finalists with Fremantle Well Represented in the Conservation and Adaptive Reuse Category

Heritage Council Chair Anne Arnold 2017 today announced the WA Heritage Awards finalists in the 25th year of the awards

The awards honour the leading contributors to heritage conservation, adaptive reuse, promotion, tourism and interpretation in WA.

Conservation and adaptive reuse finalists include one of Fremantle’s largest renewal projects, the former Dalgety Wool Stores which has been transformed into Heirloom by Match, the stunning restoration of West End’s Wilhelmsen House, St Georges Terrace’s Palace Hotel, and the former fire-ravaged Guildford Hotel which has risen from the ashes to become a popular entertainment venue. The full list in this category is:

Conservation or Adaptive Reuse of a State Registered Place
•    Fmr Artillery Barracks & Fremantle Harbour Signal Stn (Gunners’ Cottages), Fremantle
•    Fmr Coogee Hotel and Post Office
•    Fmr Dalgety Wool Stores (Heirloom by Match), Fremantle
•    Gallop House, Dalkeith
•    Guildford Hotel
•    Hillcrest, North Fremantle
•    Lesmurdie Group (St Brigid’s Cottage)
•    Old Perth Boys’ School, Perth
•    Palace Hotel, Perth
•    Wilhelmsen House, Fremantle

The winners will be announced on 26 May at the former Royal WA Institute of the Blind in Maylands, now home to the WA Ballet, which won the 2013 Excellence in Adaptive Reuse Award.heirloom

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