Royal Bank of Queensland

The Royal Bank of Queensland was a bank in Queensland, Australia.

Royal Bank of Queensland, Queen St, Brisbane, ca. 1900
Royal Bank of Queensland, in Lowood, after merger in 1922

HistoryEdit

The Royal Bank of Queensland commenced operation in Brisbane in February 1886.

In 1917 it merged with the Bank of North Queensland creating the Bank of Queensland. In 1922 the Bank of Queensland merged with the National Bank of Australasia.[1]

Head OfficeEdit

The early head office was built in 1891 at 180 Queen Street, but this building was replaced in 1929-30 by the successor company, and the replacement is a heritage-listed building of the (now) National Australia Bank.[2]

Heritage listingsEdit

A number of former Royal Bank of Queensland buildings are still standing and are now heritage listed, including:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Royal Bank of Queensland", Trove, 2011, retrieved 6 July 2015
  2. ^ "National Australia Bank (entry 600141)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Royal Bank of Queensland (former) (entry 602774)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Bank of New South Wales premises and attached residence (former) (entry 600512)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Dental Surgery (entry 600496)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Royal Bank (former) (entry 600699)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 1 August 2014.