The City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study: Volume 3 Hawthorn presents the findings and recommendations from the heritage assessment of Hawthorn and includes citations for the nominated individual heritage properties and precincts.

Current status (April 2018)

Adoption of Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study

On 19 March 2018, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) adopted the revised Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study following preliminary consultation, and resolved to:

  • commence the formal planning scheme amendment process to apply the recommended Heritage Overlays on a permanent basis, and
  • request the Minister for Planning to introduce the Heritage Overlays on an interim basis while the permanent Heritage Overlays are being implemented.

Access a copy of the UPSC report.

Council has written to the Minister for Planning to request authorisation to prepare and exhibit Amendment C284 (permanent Heritage Overlays).  Following authorisation from the Minister for Planning, Council will commence the exhibition process.

Council has also made the interim Heritage Overlay request to the Minister for Planning (Amendment C285)

As part of the public exhibition process of Amendment C284 (permanent Heritage Overlays), Council will notify all affected/adjoining property owners and occupiers, anyone who lodged feedback as part of the preliminary consultation, and other interested stakeholders of the proposed Heritage Overlay.

About the Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study

Council has engaged Context Pty Ltd to prepare the Municipal Wide Heritage Gap Study. The suburb assessment of Hawthorn has been completed. The study area consists of all properties located outside the existing Heritage Overlay in Hawthorn.

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

Heritage precincts

  1. Cranmore Estate and Environs Precinct
  2. Glenferrie and Riversdale Roads Commercial Precinct
  3. Riversdale Reserve Precinct
  4. Riversdale Village Precinct
  5. Rookery Estate Precinct
  6. Victory Estate Precinct
  7. Violet Grove and Environs Precinct

Heritage Precinct Extensions

  1. HO146 Central Gardens Precinct Extension: 2-30 & 1A-15 Malmsbury Street
  2. HO149 Glenferrie Hill Precinct Extension: 1-3 Wellesley Road
  3. HO164 Leslie Street Precinct Extensions: 198-218 Auburn Road (Area 1); 1-17 & 6-12 Edlington Street & 168-178 Auburn Road (Area 2)
  4. HO220 West Hawthorn Precinct Extension: 5-47 & 4-40 Lennox Street

Individual properties

  1. 11 Ardene Court, Hawthorn
  2. 209-217 Auburn Road, Hawthorn
  3. 544 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
  4. 6 Fairview Street, Hawthorn
  5. 37-41 Glen Street, Hawthorn
  6. 571 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  7. 556-558 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  8. 817-821 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
  9. 14 Glenroy Road, Hawthorn
  10. 36 Kooyongkoot Road, Hawthorn
  11. 20-26 Liddiard Street, Hawthorn
  12. 150 Power Street, Hawthorn
  13. 180-184 Power Street, Hawthorn
  14. 13-15 Wellesley Road, Hawthorn

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


Municipal wide heritage gap study - Revised Hawthorn Heritage Gap Study

Heritage in Boroondara - Frequently Asked Questions

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