The sad news of former Councillor Andrew Ho’s death has been received. He was only 44 years. He served as a Councillor on Strathfield Council from 1995 to 2004. Andrew stood on the Liberal Party ticket with Laurel O’Toole and Eve Dutton was elected to Strathfield Council in 1995. During his first term, he chaired […]
A photo from 1995 on The Boulevarde Strathfield facing the shops at the Strathfield Town Centre. The Ampol Petrol Station is long gone but many landmarks are still in place.
By Cathy Jones The South Strathfield Bowling Club was located in Thew Reserve, 44 Augusta Street Strathfield. Since the closure of the Bowling Club in 2010, the clubhouse has been refitted and reopened as the Dutton Centre, a community centre. The site borders the Cooks River and Bay to Bay Walkway/Cycleway. The land on which […]
Trees can add $50,000 value to a Sydney house, so you might want to put down that chainsaw Allowing residents to remove trees within three metres of buildings or ‘ancillary structures’ could dramatically alter the green infrastructure of dense inner Sydney suburbs like Rozelle. Tom Casey/Shutterstock Sara Wilkinson, University of Technology Sydney; Agnieszka Zalejska-Jonsson, KTH […]
The mansion ‘Bickley’ once stood on the corner of Albyn and Kingsland Road (20 Albyn Road). It was designed by architect George Sydney Jones and built for his aunt Helen Jones, widow of Edward Lloyd Jones, Chairman of David Jones & Co. ‘Bickley’ was one of the many homes built by members of the Jones, […]