18 February 2019: Read the City of Boroondara statement about 337 Auburn Rd, Hawthorn East.

The ‘City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study: Volume 6 Hawthorn East’ presents the findings and recommendations from the heritage assessment of Hawthorn East and includes citations for the nominated individual heritage properties and precincts.

About the Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study

Council has engaged Context to prepare the Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study . The sixth study to be prepared is for the suburb of Hawthorn East. The study area consists of all properties located outside the existing Heritage Overlay in Hawthorn East. 

The draft study has now been completed and has identified the following properties and precincts to be of local heritage significance:

Individual properties

  1. 406 Barkers Road, Hawthorn East
  2. 452 Barkers Road, Hawthorn East 
  3. 16 Beaconsfield Road, Hawthorn East
  4. 64 Campbell Road, Hawthorn East
  5. 43 Clive Road, Hawthorn East
  6. 20 Denmark Hill Road, Hawthorn East
  7. 41 Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East
  8. 40 Havelock Road, Hawthorn East
  9. 5 & 7 Higham Road, Hawthorn East
  10. 29 Leura Grove, Hawthorn East
  11. 100 Pleasant Road, Hawthorn East
  12. 336 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East
  13. 475-477 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East
  14. Tram Shelter between 439a and 441 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East
  15. 417-419 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn East
  16. 500-512 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn East
  17. 8 Tower Place, Hawthorn East
  18. 9 Widford Street, Hawthorn East 
  19. 157 Auburn Road, Hawthorn and 3 Russell's Place, Hawthorn East

Heritage precincts 

  1. Brickfields Environs Precinct
  2. Burwood Road Estate Precinct
  3. Smith’s Paddock Precinct
  4. Longford Estate and Environs Precinct
  5. Essington Estate and Environs Precinct
  6. Stonyhurst and Athol Estates Precinct
  7. Havelock Road, Denmark Hill Road and Linton Court Precinct
  8. Victoria Road Precinct

Heritage precinct extensions 

  1. HO161 Ryeburne Avenue Precinct - 116-130 Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East

These places are recommended for inclusion in the Heritage Overlay under the Boroondara Planning Scheme. 

Current status (March 2019)

Planning Minister authorisation

On 17 December 2018, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) resolved to commence the planning scheme amendment process to introduce proposed changes to the Boroondara Planning Scheme.  Access a copy of the UPSC report.

Council requested authorisation from the Minister for Planning to prepare and exhibit Amendment C308boro on 21 December 2018. The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) under delegation of the Minister for Planning, authorised Council to commence the exhibition process on 19 February 2019. It is likely that exhibition will commence in early May 2019. 

As part of the public exhibition process, we will notify and invite feedback from:

  • All affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers
  • Anyone who lodged feedback as part of the preliminary consultation
  • Interested stakeholders.  

Contact us

For more information contact Alexander Antoniadis, Strategic Planner:

•    phone: 9278 4987
•    email: [email protected] 


Municipal wide heritage gap study - Hawthorn East (PDF, 28.5 MB)

Municipal wide heritage gap study - Fact sheet (PDF, 254 KB)

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