Town Hall, Horsham (Summer 2011)

The Horsham Rural City Council recently decided to redevelop the auditorium as a performing arts venue, which would result in the retention of the Town Hall (which operates as an Art Gallery) and the demolition of the auditorium, ADMS joined a group of Horsham residents in appealing against the demolition proposal at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal and we …

Town Hall, Horsham (Autumn 2011)

ADMS has been working with a group of Horsham residents objecting to the redevelopment of Horsham’s wonderful Town Hall and auditorium (designed by Charles ‘Nev’ Hollinshed in 1939), which would have resulted in the demolition of the auditorium. A recent hearing at VCAT resulted in the permit for demolition being overturned. This is a significant victory for preservation in Victoria …

Town Hall, Horsham (Spring 2010)

The northwest Victorian town of Horsham boasts a wonderful Town Hall, designed by Charles “Nev” Hollinshed in 1939. But the Horsham Rural City Council never observed its obligations to undertake the conduct of a Heritage Study which would have resulted in a heritage overlay and protection for the Town Hall. The Council had been wanting to redevelop the existing Hall …