Boxing in Concord

Boxing in Concord

Permission Refused The following article was published in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday, 20 February, 1922. The introduction of boxing into the district is objected to by the Central Concord Progress Association which has written to the local council protesting against the granting of an application for permission to hold a contest in a…

The Pine Inn, Concord

The Pine Inn, Concord

Last drinks for 150-year-old Concord pub, hosted by three generations of the one family Following hot on the heels of the demolition of Parramatta’s historic Royal Oak Hotel, the NSW Government is about to raze another of Sydney’s landmark pubs in the name of public transport infrastructure. With much controversy and media attention, the Royal…

Down the Line

Down the Line

Tramway Lane, close to what is locally known as Cabarita Junction, is a reminder of what was once an extensive network of tramlines linking Enfield, Ashfield, Burwood, Concord, Mortlake and Cabarita. Collectively known as the Enfield lines, the system operated independently from the city lines from 1891-1948.  Steam trams were used until 1912 when the…