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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)

Adoption of Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study

On 17 December 2018, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) adopted the Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study and resolved to commence the formal planning scheme amendment process to introduce the Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study into the Boroondara Planning Scheme. Access a copy of the UPSC report.

To ensure the Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study is considered as part of the planning permit process, Council will implement the recommendations of the adopted study through Amendment C308boro.

Contact us

For more information contact Robert Costello, Senior Project Planner:


Municipal wide heritage gap study - Hawthorn East (PDF, 36.9 MB)

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

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