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Clayton heritage building

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Clayton Heritage Shelter

Vision. Clayton Heritage building being removed by truck. Students from Chisholm Institute of TAFE restoring Clayton Heritage building  View of new Clayton Station after completion showing the restored Clayton Heritage building beside elevated station.

Text. This 128-year-old building was salvaged from Clayton Station. It’s been restored by about 200 students from Chisholm Institute of TAFE and has been reinstated beside the new elevated Clayton Station.

Tim Griffin, Senior Project Manager

I think retaining a part of the old station is really important for the local community. It will help people identify with that history that was here before the project. This is one part of quite a few things we’ve done in the station precinct. We’ve got old train tickets embossed into seating. We’ve got bluestone paving to signify where the old train line was.

Vision. Historic photograph showing the original Clayton Station. View of seating showing embossed train tickets. View of bluestone paving showing the position of the original railway line.

Paul O’Connell, Environment and Sustainability Manager

We recognise the massive boom in infrastructure in Victoria at the moment, so this is a massive opportunity for us to partner with Chisholm TAFE and the students here.

Vision. Chisholm TAFE students working on historic Clayton Station building.

Dale Pryor, Apprentice Carpenter

I feel it’s an absolute honour and a privilege to be able to work on something so old and have that amount of respect for it.

Kaan Geldikaya, Apprentice Carpenter

This is helpful because you get to see kind of a progression of carpentry to see how things were done before and how they’re done now.

Corey Ward, Carpentry Teacher

They get a lot of pride in working on projects like this and they drive past with their family and go, oh look, you know we actually worked on that, and it’ll stand for another hundred years.

Vision. View of completed renovation of the historic Clayton Station building.

Text. Level Crossing Removal Project. Victoria’s Big Build, Victoria State Government, Authorised by the Victorian Government, 1 Treasury Place, Melbourne.

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