Heritage

Communications Tower

Item details

Name of item: Communications Tower
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Postal and Telecommunications
Category: Telecommunications Facility
Primary address: Near Council and Botany Streets, Bondi Junction, NSW 2022
Parish: Alexandria
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Waverley
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
Near Council and Botany StreetsBondi JunctionWaverleyAlexandriaCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Major local landmark, visible over a large surrounding area and dominating the local skyline. Scientific and aesthetic interest. Local significance.
Date significance updated: 05 Feb 00
Note: There are incomplete details for a number of items listed in NSW. The Heritage Branch intends to develop or upgrade statements of significance and other information for these items as resources become available.

Description

Construction years: 1941-1991
Physical description: Steel framed communications tower supporting numerous receiver dishes. Set on Waverley Hill, near Bondi Junction. Approximately 60m high. Possibly erected c.1970.
Current use: Communications Tower
Former use: Communications Tower

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
3. Economy-Developing local, regional and national economies Communication-Activities relating to the creation and conveyance of information (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
This item is of landmark significance
Assessment criteria: Items are assessed against the PDF State Heritage Register (SHR) Criteria to determine the level of significance. Refer to the Listings below for the level of statutory protection.

Listings

Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  06 Dec 96   
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Waverley Heritage Study1991L46/3001Perumal Murphy Pty Limited  No

References, internet links & images

None

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Data source

The information for this entry comes from the following source:
Name: Local Government
Database number: 2620356


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