Canterbury Sugarworks

One of the oldest factory complexes in Australia, the site in Sugar House Road Canterbury has housed a variety of manufacturing and processing companies including sugar, bacon and engineering before conversion to residential apartments.

Milestone
Constructed
1841
Modified
1997 - 2004
Name
Alternate
Australasian Sugar Mill
Alternate
Canterbury Bacon Factory
Alternate
Canterbury Sugar Works
Alternate
Huttons
Alternate
Old Sugar Mill
Alternate
Sugarmill Apartments
2000 - 2011
Position
1840 - 1842
Property
Occupied by
1842 - 1854
Occupied by
1885 - 1890
Occupied by
1890 - 1899
Owned by
1900 - 1908
Occupied by
1900 - 1908
Occupied by
1900 - 1908
Occupied by
1908 - 1982
Owned by
1983 - 1997
Type

Canterbury Sugarworks

CC BY-SA 2.0
,
2013

As the earliest surviving element of the Australian sugar industry, the Sugarworks has endured a variety of industrial uses to become an intrinsic part of Canterbury's heritage.