Your Holdfast : Glenelg Town Hall Conservation

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The Glenelg Town Hall is an important historic building within the City of Holdfast Bay that dates back to 1875. In order to preserve this landmark and ensure the continued operability of the building, a series of staged conservation works have been planned. Stage 1 of the conservation works, which will begin in spring 2019, involves the restoration of the building’s southern façade, clock tower (external & internal) and part of the building’s eastern façade.


The Glenelg Town Hall is an important historic building within the City of Holdfast Bay that dates back to 1875. In order to preserve this landmark and ensure the continued operability of the building, a series of staged conservation works have been planned. Stage 1 of the conservation works, which will begin in spring 2019, involves the restoration of the building’s southern façade, clock tower (external & internal) and part of the building’s eastern façade.


  • $1 million Glenelg Town Hall conservation begins

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    by yv at holdfast, 9 months ago
    It’s been almost two decades since her last makeover and now the Glenelg Town Hall – which is close to 144 years old – will be given a new lease of life thanks to a series of conservation works starting this week.

    Undertaken by the City of Holdfast Bay, this will include the conservation of the Clock Tower and the building’s southern and eastern façades.

    City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Amanda Wilson says the conservation works are essential to preserve the Glenelg landmark, which dates back to 1875.

    “The City of Holdfast Bay is committed to preserving our city’s historical...

    It’s been almost two decades since her last makeover and now the Glenelg Town Hall – which is close to 144 years old – will be given a new lease of life thanks to a series of conservation works starting this week.

    Undertaken by the City of Holdfast Bay, this will include the conservation of the Clock Tower and the building’s southern and eastern façades.

    City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Amanda Wilson says the conservation works are essential to preserve the Glenelg landmark, which dates back to 1875.

    “The City of Holdfast Bay is committed to preserving our city’s historical buildings, while celebrating and protecting the city’s rich history and culture,” Mayor Wilson said.

    “The Glenelg Town Hall is a beautiful and iconic building in our city and this conservation work is an important step to protect this landmark for future generations.

    “We estimate the stage 1 works will cost $1 million and the project is fully funded by the City of Holdfast Bay.”