Main Street Historic Walk – Site 23

From 1953/54 this site was used for the Bank of New South Wales (now Wespac) office and managers residence until it was demolished to make way for the large existing complex, the main bank building. Managers from 1953 to 1983 were, J. Barron, N. Haines, G. Killey, W. Mutton, G. Brotherson, L. Anderson, I. Lee, H. Davies, K. Bruce, B. Crellin, F. Holland, H. Spencer and G. Maxwell. In the large complex it includes a Wespac Branch, Sports Power shop and Rip Curl Surfshop.


References

Reference map of Margaret River with site numbers

Margaret River Town 1894-1984 by Mavis Wise

Margaret River Stories by Guy Jennings, ISBN 9780646575346

A History of the Catholic Community of Margaret River District by Merilyn Hutton

Margaret River & District Historical Society photo collection

John Alferink from my recollections of the town after being in the area for over 68 years, John Alferink 2021