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.

08 March 2023

84 - 88 Montague St, South Melbourne

March 2023

The site was sold at auction for $4.34 million. The sale attracted more than 70 auction bids. (source: The Age Wednesday, March 9, 2023)

13 February 2023

The site at 88 Montague St will be auctioned by Nichols Crowder on the 2 March at 12 noon.

The site on the corner of Montague and Gladstone Sts, February 2023

04 March 2023

2 Tucker Avenue, Port Melbourne

11 February 2023

The house was sold for $1,910,000 by Frank Gordon on 11 February 2023

February 2023

The former home of Heather and Collin Wale at 2 Tucker Ave is for sale by Frank Gordon.

2 Tucker Ave, Port Melbourne, February 2023

Collin was a life long member of the Mariners, the Port Melbourne Baseball Club. Heather was an active volunteer with the Peter Mac Auxiliary, the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society and the Port Melbourne branch of the Australian Labor Party. She also volunteered at the Port Melbourne Football Club canteen. 

The house was offered for sale for the first time in 86 years. 

'This pristine 1930’s residence in an idyllic address has un-common design scope to extend and capture ‘never to be built out views’.' (Frank Gordon)

Read more about Tucker Avenue here

116 Farrell St, Port Melbourne (corner Ross St)

4 March 2023

A planning application is advertised for the demolition of all buildings, and buildings and works to construct two dwellings on one lot, and a basement. 

The site is covered by a Heritage Overlay and Special Building Overlay. 

Ref  PDPL/00444/2022

116 Farrell St, Port Melbourne, March 2023

18 January 2022

116 Farrell St (cnr Ross), Port Melbourne January 2022

25 September 2016

Domain reports that a neighbour of a plain Port Melbourne house bought the property to prevent a developer from knocking it down and building townhouses. The purchaser paid a suburb square metre record of $7,163 at the auction held on 24 September. It had not been sold for 50 years.

116 Farrell St, Port Melbourne, September 2016 

02 March 2023

Edwards house in Bridge St

 The two storied house now being erected in Bridge St by Mr F G Farr for Mr H N Edwards 

29 April 1905,