Public Cantilever Shelter & Slit Trench

Heffernan Park (Dutton Park shelters)

Type
Civil defence facility
Region
Brisbane City

260 Annerley Road, Annerley 4103

Public Cantilever Shelterand Slit Trench

History

The design implemented by Brisbane City Council to build many public air raid shelters enabled them to be utilised as bus shelters or general shade after the war. The outside brick walls could be removed leaving a cantilevered roof concrete structure."

Source/comments

BCC Heritage Unit citation; BCC list, Air Raid Shelter opposite Dutton Park, near the corner of Cornwall Street and Rusk Street, Brisbane