What is the common factor of these names – Stevenson, Telford, Watt, Bolton, Newcomen, Wolfe, Perkins, Brown, and Parnell? They are all names of very significant engineers AND they are all street names in Newcastle’s CBD.
Why is this so?
Please join us for a guided audio tour around Newcastle CBD and find out why – you will also hear many other interesting facts about our Engineering past.
Newcastle as we know it was shaped by mining, transporting and loading of coal, commencing with the first convict settlement in 1804. Engineers Australia, through Engineering Heritage
Newcastle, has been active in recording, researching and conserving the engineering heritage of Newcastle to allow engineers and the community to appreciate the built environment in which we work and live.
Important: Numbers are strictly limited for this event. Online registration is essential to secure your position and audio tour kit and headphones. Register early to avoid disappointment.
Remember to bring: Your water bottle, hat, sunscreen and comfortable walking shoes.
Please see this link to a pdf file of the ‘Walk Information Guide’ please either bring along a printed copy or save the pdf file to your phone or tablet for reference during the tour, there will be limited printed copies available on the day.
Metered Parking - If applicable please ensure you have arranged sufficient metered parking for at least 3 - 4 hours
Wet weather plan - In the event of cancellation due to wet weather you will be contacted on the day via email to advise.
Engineers Australia Member Services
1300 653 113