Public Cantilever Shelter & Slit Trench

Heffernan Park (Dutton Park shelters)

Civil defence facility
Brisbane City

260 Annerley Road, Annerley 4103

Public Cantilever Shelterand Slit Trench


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."


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