Heritage reports

Ku-ring-gai Council regularly commissions independent heritage consultants to assess and make recommendations on Ku-ring-gai’s heritage.

Later heritage consultants will generally draw upon the work of earlier consultants in preparing their reports. This provides for best-practice in heritage management and an ongoing review of those places and areas important to Ku-ring-gai.

Copies of some of the most recent heritage reports and reviews are listed below. Click on the links to view and download.

Perumal Murphy Alessi Study (2006) – Review of potential heritage items in the Ku-ring-gai area

In June 2005 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned Perumal Murphy Alessi to assess 154 potential heritage items. The list was chosen from 464 possible items identified by Godden Mackay Logan in 2002.

The review assessed each of property and provided recommendations for heritage listing. The report includes individual listing sheets for the 125 properties recommended for heritage listing.

View Perumal Murphy Alessi Study (2006) - Review of potential heritage items in the Ku-ring-gai area (pdf. 2MB)

For copies of the individual listing sheets, please contact Council.

Perumal Murphy Alessi Study (2011) Review of Potential Heritage Items from the Post War Heritage

In June 2011 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned Perumal Murphy Alessi to assess 23 potential heritage items from the post-war period. The list was derived from the ARIA (NSW) Register of Twentieth Century Buildings of Significance, recommendations from Council’s Heritage Reference Committee and previous reports.

The review assessed each of property and provided recommendations for heritage listing. Only one property was not recommended for listing. The report includes individual listing sheets for the other 22 properties.

View Perumal Murphy Alessi Study (2011) Review of Potential Heritage Items from the Post War Heritage (pdf. 369KB)

For copies of the individual listing sheets, please contact Council.

Paul Davies Pty Ltd (2008) Ku-ring-gai Town Centres Heritage Conservation Review

In July 2008 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned Paul Davies Pty Ltd to review potential heritage conservation areas (HCAs) within the draft Local Centres LEP. The HCAs were drawn from the Godden Mackay Logan’s Heritage and Neighbourhood Character Study (2000) and others.
The review assessed each HCA, assessed individual properties as ‘contributory’, ‘neutral’ or ‘uncharacteristic’, and provided recommendations. The report includes contribution maps and inventory sheets for the HCAs recommended for heritage listing.

View Paul Davies Pty Ltd (2008) Ku-ring-gai Town Centres Heritage Conservation Review:

Volume 1 Part 1 cover page and table of contents (pdf. 88KB)

Volume 1 Part 2 pages 1 to 3 (pdf. 150KB)

Volume 1 Part 3 Town Centre Study Area maps (pdf. 2MB)

Volume 1 Part 4 Report (pdf. 5MB)

Volume 2 Heritage map 1 (pdf. 722KB)

Volume 2 Heritage map 2 (pdf. 750KB)

For copies of the individual listing sheets for the proposed HCAs, please contact Council.

City Plan Heritage (2006) Ku-ring-gai Town Centres Heritage Review

In 2006 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned City Plan Heritage to undertake a review of heritage items within the Gordon Lindfield, Pymble and Roseville Town Centres.

The report includes a list of the items reviewed and recommendations.

View City Plan Heritage (2006) Ku-ring-gai Town Centres Heritage Review (pdf. 4MB)

Architectural Projects (2010) Southern Heritage Conservation Area Review

In July 2010 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned Architectural Projects to review potential heritage conservation areas (HCAs) in the southern half of Ku-ring-gai local government area. The HCAs were drawn from the Godden Mackay Logan’s Urban Conservation Areas Study in December 2002 and Robertson and Hindmarsh’s Housing in NSW between the Wars (1996) for the National Trust.

The review assessed each HCA, assessed individual properties as ‘contributory’, ‘neutral’ or ‘uncharacteristic’, and provided recommendations. The report includes contribution maps and inventory sheets for the HCAs recommended for heritage listing.

View Architectural Projects (2010) Southern Heritage Conservation Area Review:
Contents (pdf. 1MB)
Part 1-6 (pdf. 2MB)
Parts 7-12 (pdf. 2MB)
Parts 13-14 (pdf. 4MB)
Part 15 (pdf. 2MB)
Part 16 (pdf. 3MB)
Parts 17-18 (pdf. 4MB)
Parts 19-20 (pdf. 4MB)
Parts 21-22 (pdf. 4MB)
Parts 23-24 (pdf. 3MB)
Parts 25-26 (pdf. 4MB)
Draft report inventory sheets (pdf. 3MB)
Southern HCA Review building contribution maps (pdf. 2MB)
Draft recommended boundaries (pdf. 2MB)

For copies of the individual listing sheets for the proposed HCAs, please contact Council.

Paul Davies Pty Ltd (2010) Northern Heritage Conservation Area Review

In July 2010 Ku-ring-gai Council commissioned Paul Davies Pty Ltd to review 14 potential heritage conservation areas (HCAs) in the northern half of Ku-ring-gai local government area.  The HCAs were drawn from the Godden Mackay Logan Urban Conservation Areas Study in December 2002.

The review assessed each HCA, assessed individual properties as "contributory", "neutral" or "uncharacteristic" and provided recommendations.  The report includes contribution maps and inventory sheets for the HCAs recommended for heritage listing.
View Paul Davies Pty Ltd (2010) Northern Heritage Conservation Area Review
Cover, Contents, Executive Summary and 1.0 Introduction (pdf. 120KB)
2.0 Development History of Ku-ring-gai (pdf. 50KB)
3.1 General Observations (pdf. 171KB)
3.2 Pentecost Avenue, St Ives (pdf. 2MB)
3.3 Pymble (pdf. 4MB)
3.4 Avon Road, Pymble (pdf. 3MB)
3.5 Bobbin Head Road, Pymble (pdf. 2MB)
3.6 Ku-ring-gai Avenue, Turramurra (pdf. 868KB)
3.7 Kissing Point Road, Turramurra (pdf. 1MB)
3.8 Challis Avenue, Turramurra (pdf. 558KB)
3.9 Warrawee (pdf. 1MB)
3.10 Brentwood Avenue, Turramurra (pdf. 345KB)
3.11 Heydon Avenue, Warrawee (pdf. 1MB)
3.12 Mahratta Avenue, Wahroonga (pdf. 4MB)
3.13 Wahroonga (pdf. 2MB)
4.0 Conclusion (pdf. 18KB)
Draft report inventory sheets (pdf. 2MB)
Building contribution maps (pdf. 4MB)
Draft recommended boundaries (pdf. 652KB)

For copies of the individual listing sheets for the proposed HCAs, please contact Council.

 

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