Friday 3rd September saw the official opening of our New Exhibition Pavilions at St. Marys to house three historic wooden wagons. The Bennett Wagons enterprise was one of St Mary’s manufacturing stalwarts in the 19th Century. The wagons were made originally by James Bennett (Snr) in a shed behind the hotel now know as the Park View opposite Victoria Park. Subsequently his sons took over an area of Queen Street with two Bennett factories and their wagons employed Australia-wide as well as on the West Coast... Read The Rest →
Our project for Penrith City Council is nearing completion on site. Superstructure is complete and the essential built form can now be appreciated. Council and builder John Cooper of Westco have worked hard to maintain the design intent and use of recycled materials. Main timber posts are recycled telegraph poles to relate to the existing Rotary Funded “log cabin” A few more weeks work and 3 historic wooden wagons will be gracing the completed building.
Our Exhibition Pavilion Project on behalf of Penrith City Council for historic Bennett Wagons is gaining momentum & publicity. http://www.penrithcitygazette.com.au/story/2374756/pavilion-links-to-past/