Zone 4 - Heritage

Chesterfield Parade Bronte and the avenue of Hill's FigsThe following streets are listed as heritage streets due to their historic character or landscape history:

  • Brisbane Street
  • Alt Street
  • Rawson Avenue
  • Manning Street
  • Chesterfield Parade
  • Avoca Street
  • Flood Street
  • Francis Street (Wellington to Denham Street)
  • Oceanview Avenue

Streetscape Character

Most of the tree plantings date back to the 1930’s and are in wide streets either in the roadways with semi-circular cut-outs e.g. Rawson Avenue or in the middle of wide naturestrips.

Dominant Trees

Common nameBotanical name
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora
Hills Weeping Fig Ficus microcarpa var. 'Hillii'
Port Jackson Fig Ficus rubiginosa
Brushbox Lophostemon confertus
Poplar Populus nigra ‘Italica’
Paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia
New Zealand Christmas Bush Metrosideros excelsa

Preferred Tree Species

SizeCommon nameBotanical name
M* Coastal Banksia Banksia integrifolia
Tuckeroo Cupaniopsis anacardioides
Weeping Myrtle Waterhousea floribunda
Smooth Barked Apple Angophora costata
L* Cook Island Pine or New Caledonia Pine Araucaria columnaris
Norfolk Island Pine Araucaria heterophylla
Port Jackson Fig Ficus rubiginosa
Cabbage Tree Palm Livistona australis
Brushbox Lophostemon confertus
Fine-leafed Paperbark Melaleuca leucadendra
Paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia
Cotton Palm Washingtonia robusta

*Medium (6 to 12 metres), Large (over 12 metres)

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