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Pre-fab concrete house,
Duncans Road,
Werribee South.

Citation

“Pre-fab concrete house,
Duncans Road,
Werribee South.,” Wyndham History, accessed September 20, 2020, http://www.wyndhamhistory.net.au/items/show/1343.
http://web02.wyndham.vic.gov.au:80/hipres/images/local_history/12.jpg
Description

Near Whites Road, this home on Duncans Road was built by Tom Fowler who pioneered pre-fab concrete construction which was later used by Housing Commission to construct two storey homes at Port Melbourne. His house was built of concrete slabs in 1930.

Tom was an engineer who migrated to Australia in the early 1920s and operated a dairy farm at the above location. He also began the Working Men's College in Werribee; it was not successful.

Source

Werribee and District Historical Society

Description

Near Whites Road, this home on Duncans Road was built by Tom Fowler who pioneered pre-fab concrete construction which was later used by Housing Commission to construct two storey homes at Port Melbourne. His house was built of concrete slabs in 1930.

Tom was an engineer who migrated to Australia in the early 1920s and operated a dairy farm at the above location. He also began the Working Men's College in Werribee; it was not successful.

Title

Pre-fab concrete house,
Duncans Road,
Werribee South.

Subject

Fowler, Thomas Walker, Houses - Werribee South (Vic.), Working Men's College, Werribee (Vic.),

Source

Werribee and District Historical Society

Publisher

Wyndham City Libraries

Date

c1930

Rights

Not for Loan.

Publication quality prints can be purchased from the Werribee and District Historical Society.

Not to be reproduced without permission from the Werribee and District Historical Society.

Format

image

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Identifier

9728 - Picture Victoria
12

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