Marist College Penshurst - 29A Greenacre Road, South Hurstville, NSW

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About the project
Key Details
  • About The Project

    Heritage 21 worked closely with Bob Sly Moore Architects and Aver Project Managers to convert this former bowling clubhouse into the administration wing of a new Catholic school campus.

  • Project summary

    The former South Hurstville Bowling Club was converted into the administration building for the new Marist Catholic School. Heritage 21 was involved throughout the process working with Bob Sly Moore Architects to ensure that the conversion and repurposing of the bowling club retained all of its heritage significance and the conservation of key heritage elements in the building including the primary façade, the Modernist design of the original building and the original signage.

  • What was done

    The building was repurposed from a bowling club into the administrative wing of a new school

  • Time frame

    Approximately 3 years from design through the approval process, detailed construction documentation and regular attendance on site through the construction process including Heritage sign off.

Services provided
  • Heritage Temporary Protection Plan
  • Heritage BCA Review
  • External Colour Scheme
  • Architectural Heritage Detailing
  • Heritage Interpretation Plan
  • On-site Heritage Architect
Why was the work undertaken?

Catholic Schools acquired the bowling club site and commissioned Heritage 21 to provide heritage advice throughout the process of repurposing the building from its former sporting use into a school use.

Who was the work completed for?

Marist Catholic School


Very positive result. Heritage 21 was able to work closely with the architects and the project managers as well as the client by ensuring that the heritage elements were retained, protected, and conserved.

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“We would also like to take a quick moment to thank you all for your contribution to the project and we will update you on any developments as necessary”

Jose Serrao
Registered Architect

“Dear Heritage 21 team, I am please to advise that all the work prepared by your team has satisfied council’s contentions. We definitely know who to come to next time for heritage matters. ”

Andres Caceres
Level 33

“Thank you for all your work preparing this Statement of Heritage. I sat down yesterday and had a good read cover to cover, and felt very appreciative of your level of research and detailed consideration of our requirements.”

Varuna', Katoomba

“Just wanted to let you know, Council agreed with us in our application to reinstate the front facade! I am so excited. I wanted to thank you for all your help in getting this across the line. ”

Jane Frawley

“It has been a pleasure to work with you and your team as well!”

Holding Redlich

“Dear Heritage 21 team - This is an excellent result, thank you for all your work.”

Sevda Cemil

“Sites with heritage values present great opportunities, however often can be easily derailed if clear, concise and timely advice is not provide at the earliest stages of site planning. I have worked with Heritage 21 over numerous projects across Sydney and have found them to be valuable project partners in the development process. ”

Vince Hardy
Urban Planning Consultant, Cityscapeplanning+projects

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