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Shenton Park

Shenton Park is located to the west side of Thomas St, west of Kings Park, east of Mt Claremont and north of Claremont. The suburb was named after former Mayor of Perth, Sir George Shenton. Shenton served three terms as Mayor of Perth. He was also a businessman and politician. Shenton Park is divided by the railway. East of the line is residential. To the west are water-supply facilities, two university campuses, hospital annexes and Shenton College


Shenton Park - Subway

This is the Shenton Park subway from the west side. Beyond is Nicholson Road. September 2009. Photos Ref: SHPK001


Shenton Park - Train Station Art

A realistic paining of one of the old diesel railcars that were used around Perth pre-electrification. This and other trains are painted on the walls on the Shenton Park railways station underpass. September 2009. Photos Ref: SHPK002


Shenton Park - Wood Yard

This strip of land that is situated between the railway line and Stubbs Terrace has housed these light industrial businesses for years. They seem a little at odds with the way Shenton Park has developed but then what else to do with the land? The property is probably within the bounds of the railway easement. September 2009. Photos Ref: SHPK003


Shenton Park - R&R Antique Shop

R & R Antiques on Railway Parade not far from Daglish Station. September 2009. Photos Ref: SHPK004


Shenton Park - Classic Window Finishings

On a corner of Railway Parade and Hamersley Road is Classic Window Finishings. September 2009. Photos Ref: SHPK005


Shenton Park - Old Hotel

The old Shents on the corner of Nicholson and Derby Roads was built in 1907. Last rounds were called in 1999. No longer an hotel, no more jugs, no more Sunday sessions ... time gentlemen, please! This building is now one of the premises of the Department of Housing. January 2011. Photos Ref: SHPK006


Shenton Park - Rosalie Primary School

The main entrance to Rosalie Primary School on Onslow Road. The school was established in 1906. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK007


Shenton Park - Electricity Substation

This residence was formerly the Shenton Park Electrical Sub Station and was built in 1923. This is on Keightley Road. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK008


Shenton Park - Warehouse Cafe

The Warehouse Cafe looking quite elegant at 221 Onslow Road. The cafe appears to be associated with the Uniting Church. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK009


Shenton Park - Anglican Church

St Matthew's Anglican Church, Shenton Park. The church has two Foundation Stones. One laid by Rev. Milton Maley on May 7th, 1932. The other was laid by Sir William Lathlain, Lord Mayor of Perth, on the same date. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK010


Shenton Park - Scouts Hall

This is the former West Subiaco Scout Hall on Murchison Street. The Foundation Stone was laid by Sir William Campion, Governor of Western Australia and Chief Scout, on December 7th, 1929. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK011


Shenton Park - Old Theatre

At 212 Nicholson Road is Hatfield House which was formerly the Shenton Picture Gardens. It was constructed in 1923. By the 1960's the building served as a supermarket. Today is houses a variety of businesses mainly The Property Exchange. March 2015. Photos Ref: SHPK011

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