Padbury's Building

Padbury's BuildingThis prominent two storey brick, masonry and iron structure was built for William Padbury (a nephew of Walter Padbury) in 1918.

It is situated at 1 Old Perth Road Bassendean, opposite the present Bassendean railway station.

William Padbury was born on 31st August 1867 in Charlesbury, Oxfordshire, England.

After working in England from an early age, for about twelve years, he came to Western Australia and took up the lease of Walter Padbury's Colonial stores in Guildford.

The building has housed many retail enterprises to the present day and is considered a notable example of cultural heritage.