Sub-station | NSW Environment, Energy and Science

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Item details

Name of item: Sub-station
Other name/s: M.c. of S. Electricity Dept. Substation No.246
Type of item: Built
Group/Collection: Utilities - Electricity
Category: Electricity Transformer/Substation
Primary address: 40A Brays Road, Concord, NSW 2137
Parish: Concord
County: Cumberland
Local govt. area: Canada Bay
All addresses
Street AddressSuburb/townLGAParishCountyType
40A Brays RoadConcordCanada BayConcordCumberlandPrimary Address

Statement of significance:

Intact example of an Inter-War Stripped Classical style sub-station.
Date significance updated: 04 Aug 98
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Physical description: Simple, asymmetrical, Stripped Classical style sub-station in brown brick. Features banded cornice detail, and banding around one of two arched entries. Plaque reads "M. C. of S. Electricity Dept. Substation No.246".
Physical condition and/or
Archaeological potential:
Date condition updated:04 Aug 98
Current use: Electricity sub-station
Former use: Electricity sub-station

Historic themes

Australian theme (abbrev)New South Wales themeLocal theme
4. Settlement-Building settlements, towns and cities Utilities-Activities associated with the provision of services, especially on a communal basis (none)-
7. Governing-Governing Government and Administration-Activities associated with the governance of local areas, regions, the State and the nation, and the administration of public programs - includes both principled and corrupt activities. (none)-

Assessment of significance

SHR Criteria c)
[Aesthetic significance]
Intact example of an Inter-War Stripped Classical style sub-station.
SHR Criteria g)
Intact example of an Inter-War Stripped Classical style sub-station.
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.


Heritage ListingListing TitleListing NumberGazette DateGazette NumberGazette Page
Local Environmental PlanSub-station3307 Mar 08 301464
Heritage study     

Study details

TitleYearNumberAuthorInspected byGuidelines used
Concord Heritage Study Review1998 Perumal Murphy Wu Pty Ltd  Yes

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Data source

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Name: Local Government
Database number: 2890023

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