Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail

The Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail takes you on a journey through a range of sites and events that have shaped Indooroopilly's history, including:

  • early European settlement
  • construction of the Albert and Walter Taylor Bridges
  • war-time activity during World War II
  • the historic commercial centre along Station Road.

You can download:

Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail map and table

There are 17 points of interest along the Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail. The trail begins at the Indooroopilly War Memorial in Keating Park, to the Church of the Holy Family and down to Lambert Road. The trail then crosses the rail line and heads up Station Road to end at the Indooroopilly Shopping Centre.

For more information about each point of interest, download the Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail brochure in your preferred format. The brochure map includes additional information such as the location of public transport, public toilets and access for people with limited mobility (by way of gradient ranges). Some sections of this 2.7 kilometre trail are steep and may not be accessible for people with limited mobility.

Use the Google map and information boxes to navigate the heritage trail, or alternatively use the heritage trail table which includes the point of interest number, name, address and description. The start point of the trail (on the map) is marked with a 'person' icon.


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This table includes information on each point of interest along the Indooroopilly Heritage Trail including point of interest number, name, address and description.
NumberNameAddressDescription
1.War Memorial - Keating Park5 Belgrave RoadThe War Memorial was unveiled in February 1921 and was originally on the corner of Westminster and Station Roads.
2.Church of the Holy Family27 Ward StreetThis striking church was built between 1961 and 1963 and is one of Australia’s finest examples of Modernist architecture.
3.Church of the Holy Family School27 Ward StreetBuilt in 1926, this was Indooroopilly’s first Catholic church and school. 
4. Warranoke47 Fairley StreetOnce a grand 1880s residence, Warranoke became the first Brigidine convent in Brisbane in the early 1920s.
5.St Andrew's Church Hall72 Lambert RoadThis is one of Indooroopilly’s most beautiful buildings and was built as an Anglican church hall in the 1880s.
6.Henry Hunter's residence188 Clarence RoadWhen this house was built in 1888 for successful architect, Henry Hunter, the property stretched all the way to Lambert Road.
7.Tighnabruaich203 Clarence RoadThe finely decorated, timber villa is one of Brisbane’s loveliest houses from the 1880s.
8.Witton Barracks9 Lambert RoadDuring World War II, these barracks played a vital role in military intelligence. 
9.Albert Bridge This is the second Albert Bridge and was built after the 1893 flood destroyed the first one.
10.Cross-river ferry From as early as the 1870s, passengers, horses, carriages and goods were transported between Chelmer and Indooroopilly by ferry. 
11.Walter Taylor Bridge First called the Indooroopilly Bridge, it was designed and built by Walter Taylor and completed in 1936. 
12.The Stamford Hotel125 Conan StreetThe Indooroopilly Hotel was first known as the Stamford Hotel and was built in 1884. 
13.Keating House10 Westminister RoadKeating House was built in the 1890s and is one of Indooroopilly’s most treasured and well-recognised historic houses.
14.Stamford Hall15 Station Street On the corner of Westminster and Station Roads, once stood the centre for Indooroopilly residents’ social life, the Stamford Hall, that was built in 1899.
15.Station Road Before Indooroopilly Shopping Centre was built, this stretch of Station Road was the suburb’s commercial centre. 
16.Indooroopilly Uniting Church80 Station RoadThis beautiful brick church was built in 1917 as the Anzac Memorial Methodist Church.
17. Indooroopilly Shopping Centre93 Station RoadWhen first opened in 1970, Indooroopilly Shoppingtown, as it was first called, was proclaimed to be the largest in the Southern Hemisphere at the time. 

 

Last updated: 9 January 2023

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