Geotechnical Investigations at History House

Preliminary work on the History House Building Project commenced on Thursday 3 August with a limited excavation of the Phillip Lane loading bay to carry out geotechnical investigations into the foundations of the 1970s addition to the original 1870s heritage building. This addition replaced the rear service wing, which was demolished to build the History House auditorium. The geotechnical investigations will provide the necessary information on the nature of the piles, their location and strength test. The History House Building … Read More

History House – Development Application Approved

We would like to thank all our members and friends for their ongoing generous support of the History House Project. City of Sydney approved the Development Application on 3 January 2017 so we will be moving forward in earnest with our project plans, including additional fundraising, in 2017. If you wish to donate to the project you can do so online or download a donation form via the RAHS website – click here and go to ‘Support Our Project’. There … Read More

UPDATE ON THE HISTORY HOUSE PROJECT

We would like to welcome all our new 2016 members, a number of who gathered at History House on Wednesday evening to enjoy refreshments in the Reception Rooms followed by a library tour. President Carol Liston gave an informal speech on the way in which membership with the RAHS connects our new members to a community with a wide-range of historical interests. Carol also gave an overview of History House. As well as the headquarters of the RAHS and home … Read More