Colonial Sugar Refining Co Ltd

Commercial organisation

Sugar refining company whose factories left a mark on many areas of Sydney and which later diversified into building materials and aluminium.

Colonial Sugar Co offices c1910

Colonial Sugar Refining Co Ltd

by Dictionary of Sydney staff writer, 2008 Creative Commons License

Founded in 1855, CSR had refineries in Canterbury, Chippendale, Pyrmont and later around Australia. It became a large and influential industrial company, with city offices and diversified business interests.
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Colonial Sugar Works, Chippendale 1868
Blackfriars sugar refinery, undated
Australian Sugar Company's Works, Canterbury c1842