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.
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.
|Length||450 m (0.3 mi)|
|NW end||Elder Place|
|SE end||Henderson Street, 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.
Queen Street was the address of the 7th Heavy Brigade artillery, and 35th Fortress Company of Engineers prior to the Second World War.
- Wilson-Chapman, Amy (13 September 2012). "Massive blow as Fremantle loses Myer store after 40 years". Perth Now. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
- 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.
- "Fremantle Street Improvements". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 29 September 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 9 November 2012.
- "STATE CAMPAIGN NEXT WEEK". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 25 November 1938. p. 20. Retrieved 9 November 2012.