HIS­TORY OF THE TRAMSHEDS

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APRIL 1904

Rozelle Tram De­pot opens with ca­pac­ity for 96 car­riages.

1918

Con­struc­tion of the sec­ond stage of the de­pot has in­creased ca­pac­ity to 200 trams.

NOVEM­BER 1958

Rozelle Tram De­pot ceases op­er­a­tions with the clo­sure of the Glebe line.

1960 ON­WARDS

The Rozelle Tram De­pot is used for var­i­ous pur­poses in­clud­ing as park­ing for the ad­ja­cent Harold Park Race­way, be­fore be­com­ing derelict to­wards the end of the 20th cen­tury.

2000

The Rozelle Tram De­pot is her­itage-listed.

2008

The now graf­fiti-cov­ered sheds, com­plete with six vin­tage trams and a bus, be­come a venue for TV and pho­to­graphic shoots.

2010

The site is sold to Mir­vac as part of its re­de­vel­op­ment of the Harold Park Race­way and restora­tion on the Rozelle Tramway De­pot be­gins.

SEPTEM­BER 2016

Tramsheds opens its doors as Syd­ney’s old­est new­est food des­ti­na­tion.

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