Transport Depot

The Former Transport Depot offers industrial charm in the heart of the Kingston Arts Precinct. The Depot offers a large space suitable for all kinds of events whether it is for your next work function, a public festival space, or even a trade expo, the list is endless.

With heritage significance, the Depot’s engineering is evident from its 1940-41 construction with fully welded rigid portal frame exhibiting a high degree of technical achievement and design quality, demonstrating new invention and application in Australia at the time.

The space is split into three distinct areas (upper/lower or foreshore space) and each can be hired separately. The combined areas can cater in excess of 1,000 people and is unmatched with its unique character. With no other space like it in Canberra the Former Transport Depot is perfect for your next large scale event.

The property is located at 21 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston

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History

The Former Transport Depot, Kingston, which was the centre of government transport operations in Canberra from 1927 to 1992 and is particularly notable for the steel fully welded rigid portal frame that was built to support its roof in 1940-1941 and holds heritage significance. This construction is considered to be one of the earliest examples of this technology in the world of its size.