Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

10 May 2022

25 Evans St, Port Melbourne

May 2022

The property, described as 'blue chip, blank canvas' by agents Biggin & Scott, was sold on 28 May 2022 for $1,640,000.

May 2022

The house, or rather the land, at 25 Evans St is for sale by Biggin & Scott. The site is advertised as 'a blank canvas', unrestricted by a heritage overlay.

25 Evans St, May 2022

58 Cruikshank St, Port Melbourne

May 2022

The planning notice advises the demolition of the existing dwelling, the construction of a two storey dwelling, a two storey garage/studio, basement and roof terrace.

58 Cruikshank St, Port Melbourne   May 2022

04 May 2022

139 Esplanade West, Port Melbourne

May 2022

Demolition of 139 Esplanade West - some lathe and plaster still to be seen.

Demolition, 139 Esplanade West, May 2022

February 2020

The house at 139 Esplanade West, Port Melbourne was sold before auction. The site has an approved planning application for a three level townhouse by John Matyas architects.

139 Esplanade West was sold in February 2020
Sales history

139 Esplanade West was sold for 
  • $1,750,000 in February 2020
  • $902,000 in 2013
  • $521,000 in 2004 (source: realestate.com.au)

21 - 23 Lalor St, Port Melbourne

 May 2022

The former panel beaters, car painters and repairers, Holmes & Lovell, is for sale by Whitefox.

The vacated former auto repair shop at 21-23 Lalor St, May 2022

Sales history

The property was sold in 

  • March 2020 by private treaty for $2.5m
  • June 1986 by private treaty for $65k (source: Domain)

110 Raglan St, Port Melbourne

May 2022

The house at 110 Raglan St is for sale by Gary Peer. The house has been associated for many years with the Raglan Street gardener, Sandi Pullman. 

"One of three original terraces built in 1870, this cottage is one of Port Melbourne’s oldest buildings still in original & raw condition, retaining all its original ornate cast-iron lacework, high ceilings adorned with intricate roses & archways." (source: Gary Peer)

The site is covered by a Heritage Overlay in the City of Port Phillip planning scheme.

110 Raglan St, Port Melbourne May 2022