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Proposed new heritage listings

Inner West Council has prepared a Planning Proposal to list 26 Inner West pubs as items of local heritage significance under the Inner West Local Environmental Plan 2022 (LEP).

Council is committed to ensuring that places of heritage significance in our local government area (LGA) have adequate statutory protection. This includes our many pubs that are celebrated as part of Inner West’s cultural and social heritage.

We are now at statutory consultation stage and seek your feedback on this proposal.

Annandale Hotel, Annandale Duke of Enmore Hotel, Enmore Websters Bar, Newtown
North Annandale Hotel, Annandale Queens Hotel, Enmore Livingstone Hotel, Petersham
Cat & Fiddle Hotel, Balmain Warren View Hotel, Enmore 3 Weeds Hotel, Rozelle
Cricketer’s Arms Hotel, Balmain The Milestone Hotel, Leichhardt Bridge Hotel, Rozelle
Dick’s Hotel, Balmain The Royal Exchange Hotel, Marrickville Garry Owen Hotel, Rozelle
The Balmain Hotel, Balmain Vic on the Park Hotel, Marrickville Native Rose Hotel, Rozelle
Town Hall Hotel, Balmain Carlisle Castle Hotel, Newtown Sackville Hotel, Rozelle
Unity Hall Hotel, Balmain Kelly’s on King, Newtown The Welcome Hotel, Rozelle
East Village Hotel, Balmain East Sandringham Hotel (former), Newtown


The Inner West has a rich cultural heritage of historical places including buildings, streetscapes, Aboriginal sites, trees, parks, and archaeology. These heritage features contribute to the Inner West’s distinctive character.

We engaged heritage specialists to carry out an independent review of heritage pubs across the Inner West and provide recommendations on their potential for listing as heritage items. The heritage experts concluded that 26 pubs should be considered for listing in the Inner West LEP as individual heritage items.

In November 2023, Council resolved to submit this Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for ‘Gateway’ assessment. In January 2024, a ‘Gateway Determination’ was issued allowing the proposal to proceed to public exhibition.

The Planning Proposal seeks to amend the Inner West LEP to list the 26 pubs as items of local heritage significance in Schedule 5 and the associated Heritage Map. For some pubs, the proposed listing includes the interiors of the pub.

A detailed description of the heritage significance of each item is included Heritage Study and heritage inventory sheets.

View the Heritage Pubs Planning Proposal package here

This includes:

  • Planning Proposal
  • Inner West Heritage Study - Pubs (May 2023)
  • Planning Proposal Heritage Pubs Maps
  • Consistency with Strategic Planning Framework
  • Council Report and Resolution – 21 November 2023
  • Gateway Determination – 16 January 2024
  • Gateway Letter to Council – 16 January 2024

Map of the proposed heritage listings

Have your say

You can provide feedback by:

  • Completing the form below
  • Emailing to
  • Posting to c/o Heritage Pubs, Inner West Council, Po Box 14, Petersham NSW 2029, ATTN Nigel Riley
  • Calling us on 9335 2187

Other ways to provide feedback:

  • Call a FREE Interpreter or the National Relay Service, Monday to Friday between 9am-4pm and provide our phone number 9392 5741
    • Free Interpreter call TIS National on 131 450
    • Voice relay call 1300 555 727
    • TTY call 133 677
    • SMS relay call 0423 677 767

Last day to provide feedback is 30 April 2024.

To complete the form please join and create Your Say Inner West account, or login to an existing account.

What happens next?

All feedback received during the community consultation will be reviewed and consolidated. All those who provide feedback will be notified of the outcome.

The findings will be presented to our elected officials at an upcoming Council meeting.