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Mount Hawthorn

Mount Hawthorn is an inner-city suburb located to the north-west of the city and North Perth. Scarborough Beach Road (formerly known as North Beach Road) bisects the suburb. The suburb is almost all residential apart from retail businesses on main roads. The area was first subdivided in 1887. A syndicate owned most of the land up until 1903. Mr Hicks, one owner, called his portion Hawthorn after the Melbourne suburb. The word Mount was later added


 
 
   
 
 

Mount Hawthorn - Scarborough Beach Road

A view down Scarborough Beach Road looking east from the road overpass outside the Infants (Primary) School. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW001

 

Mount Hawthorn - Infants School

Mount Hawthorn Infants School on Scarborough Beach Road. Now known as the Mount Hawthorn Primary School. The school was established in 1906.
This building was constructed in 1933. In those days, this section of Scarborough Beach Road was known as North Beach Road. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW002

 

Mount Hawthorn - Uniting Church

The Uniting Church on Kalgoorlie Street. This was constructed in the period 1936-1938 as the local Presbyterian Church. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW003

 

Mount Hawthorn - Shops

Mount Hawthorn shops on Scarborough Beach Road. Next to that pink shop (Skatt Hair, Body, Tan) is the New Norcia Bakery which was built in 1911. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW004

 

Mount Hawthorn - Shops

A view down Scarborough Beach Road through the central area of Mount Hawthorn. Pretty quiet on a Sunday. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW005

 

Mount Hawthorn - Paddington Ale House

The Paddington Ale House on Scarborough Beach Road is quite well patronised today. Once known as The Mounty (The Mount Hawthorn Hotel). This was built in 1932 and has seen a number of structural alterations over the decades. July 2010. Photos Ref: MTHW006

 

Mount Hawthorn - Scarborough Bus Service

On the eastern side of the junction of Scarborough Beach Road and Brady Street (southern end of Main Street) is Kenlow Blinds and Awnings, and Riki Kaspi Cooking School. At one time years ago this was a depot for the Scarborough Bus Service. The bus service was apparently later taken over by the MTT (Metropolitan Transport Trust) which later became TransPerth. March 2017. Photos Ref: MTHW007


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