Gallery – Narrabundah Images

Final Pre Fab flyer1This book can be purchased from Narrabundah News for $30.

Canberra Times Book Review

CT Book Review

 

Residents of the Prefabs

Included below are electoral rolls of the prefabs & 1981 Housing list. Only enrolled voters who are citizens are in the electoral rolls.

Residents of the Prefabs 1949-1955-1959 -1967- 1981

PREFAB SITES , SUBURB & HOUSE PLANS

Two sites were considered, one next to Canberra Ave & one where Narrabundah College now is. Please read minutes of to see considerations of the planning committee. These superseded concept plans were replaced by  CD 1139 as the accepted plan for the suburb.

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 Demountable Suburb Concept -Superceded - TP 5-46 - Feb 1946

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Street Plan of First 75 Prefabs- Courtesy NAA

Sewerage & Drainage Plans 5th & 6th Street

Site Plan of Second contract for 96 Series 2 Prefabs

It has not been possible to get hold of the house plans for the first 75 series 1 prefabs. The prototype below with a toilet in the storeroom is a rough idea.

Prototype for Type 1 Prefab

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Plans for Series 2 Prefabs

Pre-Fab Plans - Second Series

TUCKERMAN’S SHOP

Photo of Tuckerman’s Shop, here – Courtesy Jim Tuckerman

Shop & Residence plans

Shop Plans 1

 Shop Plans 2

Shop Plans 3

NARRABUNDAH MOTHERCRAFT CENTRE – VOCAL Office in 2013

Site Foundation Plans

Mothercraft Centre Narrabundah - Site Foundations Plans

Renovated Prefab Milk van – Courtesy of restorer Harry Crawford

The owner of this Dodge  was a German immigrant named

Adabert Marut who lived in Kootara Cres. and was the prefab milko.

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