Hay Street Mall is a pedestrian section of Hay Street in Perth, between William and Barrack Street. It’s a lively section of town, with all the main shops lining either side.
London Court was modelled on Liberty’s store in London. Built in mock Tudor style the narrow arcade was completed in 1937 for a wealthy gold miner and financier Claude de Bernales during the depression . Click for more information about London Court.
McNess Royal Arcade
The McNess Royal Arcade is located on the corner of the Hay Street Mall and Barrack Street and was built in c.1896 by William Wolfe. The building is one of the oldest arcades in Perth. Click here for more information about the McNess Royal Arcade.
Quinlan Swan Building
The Quinlan Swan Building was built in 1891 and was previously known as Sharpes Tobacconists , Swan Chambers and also the Connor Quinlan building. It occupies the other corner, opposite the McNess Royal Arcade of Barrack and Hay Street Mall. The ground level shop on the corner has been a tobacconists’ since the 1890’s. It still is today.
Built in 1896, this Federation Romanesque style building, was formerly known as Wilson’s Bridal House. The 3 storey narrow building features highly decorative gable, pilasters and turrets.
The three storey, Trinity Building, reflects the Inter War/ Art Deco style of the time. Each end of the building is distinguished by segmented pediments, balconies and rustication. The symmetrical building also features prominent classical cornice and pilasters & decorative motifs on the wall and plane between each levels.