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Drill Shed Fortitude Valley

Drill Shed Fortitude Valley

 Drill Shed Fortitude Valley Moved By Queensland House Removal

Drill Shed MoveThe building was built in the 1880s, alongside it was a caretaker’s cottage and an orderly room, which we also had to move.
This job was a bit too big for our other competitors,

It took approx 3 weeks to finish and a lot of hard work, the building today is a heritage building fully renovated, and surrounded by high rises.
The building had to be slid over, raised and re-stumped to make way for high rises.

Approx. 120 stumps had to be put in under this heritage listed building.

The Drill Shed is a heritage-listed drill shed at 342 Water Street, Fortitude Valley, City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was designed by John James Clark and built in the 1880s by William Watson. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 2 December 2011.

The large timber drill shed located between Water Street and Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, was originally erected in 1884 in Boundary Street, Fortitude Valley, for infantry units of the Queensland Volunteer Force, prior to the creation of the Queensland Defence Force. The drill shed is the oldest known surviving drill shed in Queensland and the only one with a gable-roofed design. It is also the last survivor of

The drill shed is the oldest known surviving drill shed in Queensland and the only one with a gable-roofed design. It is also the last survivor of Brisbane‘s pre-Federation drill sheds. It was transferred to the

It was transferred to the Commonwealth in 1901 and was moved to its current site in 1925, along with its adjacent timber caretaker’s cottage and an orderly room built in 1885 for the Moreton Mounted Infantry. The orderly room was the core of an office building south of the drill shed until its twentieth century additions were demolished and the remaining structure moved next to the drill shed in 2013. As a group, the three colonial-era defence buildings are uncommon, and as a pair the drill shed and its accompanying cottage may be a unique surviving example in Queensland.

The orderly room was the core of an office building south of the drill shed until its twentieth century additions were demolished and the remaining structure moved next to the drill shed in 2013. As a group, the three colonial-era defence buildings are uncommon, and as a pair the drill shed and its accompanying cottage may be a unique surviving example in Queensland.

As a group, the three colonial-era defence buildings are uncommon, and as a pair the drill shed and its accompanying cottage may be a unique surviving example in Queensland.[1]

Two buildings that are part of the drill shed, where shifted, raised and re-stumped.
All three buildings are now part of a large high rise apartment site in Brisbane, the buildings are all in use today.

If you are thinking of relocating a house onto your property, you can either have Queensland House Removers relocate the house you have found and purchased or, you can purchase a house directly from Queensland House Removers and have it relocated to your property.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

These are the Caretakers cottage and the orderly room, the caretaker’s cottage was craned up onto a

concrete pad, surrounded by high rises.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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