Geelong Saleyards Conservation Management Plan 2007

The conservation management plan is an extensive 241 page look at the many aspect of the Geelong Saleyards. Download the plan below.


Document contents

Executive Summary iv

Part one: the conservation analysis

Section 1

1.0 Introduction
1.1 Background & Method
1.2 Acknowledgments
1.3 Heritage Listings
1.4 Statutory Obligations of Heritage Listings
1.5 Definition of the Property
1.6 Site Plan of the Geelong Sale Yards

Section 2

2.0 Historical Evidence
2.1 Early Development of Geelong
2.2 Establishment of Kildare
2.3 Early Development of the Geelong (Kildare) Sale Yards
2.3.1 Initial Land Acquisition
2.3.2 Initial Building Developments
2.4 Evolution of the Geelong Sale Yards
2.5 The ‘Social’ Yards

Section 3

3.0 Physical Evidence
3.1 Setting
3.2 Cattle Yards
3.3 Sheep Yards
3.4 Ramps
3.5 Market Office Building
3.6 Former Latrines Shed
3.7 19th Century Former Gate Keeper’s Cottage
3.8 Interwar Toilet Block

Section 4

4.0 Cultural Significance
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Contextual Background of Early Markets & Sale Yards in Geelong
4.2.1 First Cattle Yards, South Geelong
4.2.2 Other Corporation Market Reserves in Geelong
4.2.3 Private 19th Century Stock Yards in Geelong
4.3 Newmarket & Ballarat Sale Yards
4.3.1 Former Newmarket Sale Yards & Abattoirs, Kensington
4.3.2 Ballarat Livestock Selling Centre
4.4 Inventory of Sale Yards in Victoria
4.5 Assessment of Significance
4.6 Statement of Cultural Significance
4.7 Significance of Components

Section 5

5.0 Conservation Policy
5.1 Introduction
5.2 General Policy
5.3 Buildings & Fabric
5.3.1 Buildings & Structures of Primary Significance
5.3.2 Buildings & Structures of Secondary Significance
5.3.3 Buildings & Structures of No Significance
5.4 Landscaping
5.5 Use
5.6 Statutory Constraints
5.7 Environmental Risk
5.8 Future Development & Control of Physical Intervention
5.8.1 Strategic Direction
5.8.2 Possible Future Building Developments
5.8.3 Possible Related New Uses
5.8.4 Subdivision
5.9 Interpretation
5.10 Management
5.11 Funding Opportunities
5.12 Lodgement of the Conservation Management Plan
5.13 Further Research

Part two: the management plan

Section 6

6.0 Recommendations
6.1 Introduction
6.1.1 Explanatory
6.1.2 Priorities & Time Frames for Recommendations
6.2 Cattle Yards
6.2.1 Retention of Existing Entire Cattle Yards (including maintenance)
6.2.2 Possible Future Development of Cattle Yards (including maintenance)
6.3 Sheep Yards
6.3.1 Recommendations
6.3.2 Short Term Essential Works & Maintenance
6.4 Market Office Building
6.4.1 General Exterior Recommendations
6.4.2 Short Term Essential Exterior Works & Maintenance
6.4.3 Long Term Essential Exterior Works & Maintenance
6.4.4 General Interior Recommendations
6.5 Former Latrines Shed
6.5.1 General Exterior Recommendations
6.5.2 Short Term Essential Exterior Works & Maintenance
6.6 Former Caretaker’s Cottage
6.6.1 Recommendations
6.6.2 Short Term Essential Works & Maintenance
6.7 Priority Schedule of Works

Section 7

7.0 Bibliography

Section 8

8.0 Appendices
8.01 Drawings
8.02 Historical Figures
8.03 Contemporary Photographs
8.04 Comparative Analysis Figures
8.05 Building Schedules
8.06 Australia ICOMOS Burra Charter
8.07 Victorian Heritage Council Criteria for Assessment of Cultural Heritage Significance
8.08 SWOT Analysis
8.09 Engineer’s Report on Market Office building by C.W. Fallaw & Associates Pty Ltd (no date).
8.10 Certificates of Title
8.11 City of Geelong: Conditions for Leasing Kitchen, Dining Room & Bar, 1937

Picture: Mr Toyne and the auctioneers at the Geelong Sale Yards, 1913.

Source: News of the Week, 12 February 1913, Geelong Heritage Centre.





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