Sunday, November 1, 2015

Bulleen Brickworks

The Bulleen Brickworks was located on Templestowe Road, and established by Glen Iris bricks in the 1950s and taken over by Boral in 1970.

An unusual historical source - bus route approval -

Transport Regulation Act.
TRANSPORT REGULATION BOARD.
HEARING OF APPLICATIONS.
NOTICE is hereby given that the following applications
will be considered by the Transport Regulation Board
at its offices at the corner of Lygon and Princes streets,
Carlton, at 10.15 a.m. on Wednesday, 10th September, 1969.
GLEN IRIS BRICK TILE & TERRA COTTA CO. PTY. LTD.,
Templestowe-road, Bulleen. One commercial Passenger
vehicle (S/C. 20) to operate for the carnage of
employees free of charge between the company's
factory in Templestowe-road, Bulleen, and the Heidelberg
Railway station via Templestowe-road, Banksia street
and Mount-street. Return journey via Mount street,
Burgundy-street, Lower Heidelberg-road, Banksia
street and Templestowe-road to the factory.
TIME-TABLE.
Monday to Friday.
Depart Heidelberg Railway Station, 7 .10 a.m. Depart
Bulleen Plant, 4.20 p.m. 'Depart Bulleen Plant, 6.20 p.m.
Saturday.
Depart Heidelberg Railway Station, 7 .10 a.m. Depart
Bulleen Plant, 12. 00 p.m.


The kilns and chimneys were demolished and the site was redeveloped in the 1990s for housing.


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