Adelec Buildings, Fremantle

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Adelec Buildings
Former names Fothergill's Building
General information
Location 28-36 High Street
Town or city Fremantle
Country Western Australia
Completed 1906
Design and construction
Architect F.W.Burwell
Main contractor J McCracken

The Adelec Buildings located at 28-36 High Street, Fremantle were constructed in 1906 by the trustees of Captain Edward Henry Fothergills estate. For many years 32 High Street was known as Fothergill's Building.[1] The buildings were designed by F.W.Burwell and constructed by J McCracken.

There have been many tenants, including The Sunday Times and The Daily News.

The buildings are listed on the Register of the National Estate.[2]


Information from the City of Fremantle Interpretation Plaques and Panels Research Project was used as the basis of this article. This project was completed in May 2002 by historian Kristy Bizzaca, and is available by visiting the City of Fremantle's Local History Collection.

  1. ^ Adelec #00912
  2. ^ "Adelec Buildings, 26-36 High St, Fremantle, WA, Australia". Australian Heritage Database. Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 

Coordinates: 32°03′19″S 115°44′38″E / 32.055219°S 115.743931°E / -32.055219; 115.743931