Queen Street, Fremantle

Queen Street is a street in Fremantle, Western Australia that crosses High Street at Kings Square, and is located away from and west of Queens Square. It is a separate street from Queen Victoria Street, which is located 500 metres (0.3 mi) further north. The street is named after Queen Adelaide, consort of William IV.[2]

Queen Street

Queensgate carpark gnangarra-6.jpg
View down Queen Street from the intersection with Henderson Street and Holdsworth Street. Queensgate Carpark and Myer building are on the left – both these buildings have been identified for redevelopment.[1]
General information
TypeStreet
Length450 m (0.3 mi)
Major junctions
NW endElder Place
SE endHenderson Street, Fremantle
Location(s)
Suburb(s)Fremantle

It starts from near the Fremantle railway station and crosses Cantonment Street, Adelaide Street, High Street and finishes as a junction with Henderson and Holdsworth streets. Its extension in the 1920s was to facilitate improvements in road and tram routes.[3]

Queen Street was the address of the 7th Heavy Brigade artillery, and 35th Fortress Company of Engineers prior to the Second World War.[4]

See alsoEdit

  Australian Roads portal

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Wilson-Chapman, Amy (13 September 2012). "Massive blow as Fremantle loses Myer store after 40 years". Perth Now. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
  2. ^ Ewers, John K. (1971). The Western Gateway: A History of Fremantle (2nd ed.). Nedlands, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press for the Fremantle City Council. p. 227. ISBN 085564 050 2.
  3. ^ "Fremantle Street Improvements". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 29 September 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
  4. ^ "STATE CAMPAIGN NEXT WEEK". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 25 November 1938. p. 20. Retrieved 9 November 2012.

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