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The Leederville Redevelopment

A major redevelopment to improve Leederville’s favourite hospitality destination.

The Leederville Hotel’s exciting new development will be a multi-venue food, drink and entertainment precinct like no other… The goal is to create a better ‘every day’ for the people of Leederville.

This is the start of a new social centre and true community hub for Leederville locals through hospitality, retail and entertainment spaces with something for everyone and every occasion.

About the Development

Leederville Hotel owner/operators, have received approval to proceed with a redevelopment to improve Leederville’s favourite hospitality destination.

The Leederville Hotel plans for a multi-venue food, drink and entertainment precinct like no other, creating a better ‘every day’ for the people of Leederville.

A new social centre and true community hub for Leederville locals through hospitality, arts, retail and entertainment spaces with something for all demographics and occasions.

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Laneway Leasing Opportunities

Want to be part of Leederville’s first true laneway precinct?

The laneway will bring together Leederville’s oldest and one of Perth’s most successful pubs with the newly created office development for ABN Group’s 750 plus team members and the wider Leederville community.

4 of the 7 tenancies have already been confirmed and multiple options being considered – the laneway is filling fast! Spaces range from 38 sqm – 68sqm.

For more information please contact Michael Richardson on 0423 758 870, email mrichardson@realmark.com.au or visit the Leederville Laneway website.

Leederville Laneway Precinct

Latest News

  • 19 May Leederville Laneway Competition Winner Announced!

    Leederville Laneway Competition Winner Announced! The Laneway that connects The Leederville Hotel to the ABN Group Headquarters finally has a name – Electric Lane – The Leederville Hotel was the first business to have electric lights in 1905 and will be the main connection for......

  • 01 May Leederville Laneway – Community Consultation

    Naming the Leederville Laneway! The results from our Name the Leedy Laneway competition generated more than 200 entries from the local community! Through a robust consultation process with City of Vincent and Landgate, two names were identified as finalists that meet the necessary criteria to......

  • 18 Jan Name the Leedy Laneway and WIN!

    The new Leederville Laneway Needs a Name! The Leederville Hotel’s exciting redevelopment will include Leederville’s first true laneway precinct – we’re asking everyone to get involved and claim its new name through the ‘Name the Leedy Laneway’ naming competition! The Laneway Part of the vision......

  • 15 Jan Tenancies Available in the Laneway Precinct

    Part of the vision for the Leederville Hotel’s redevelopment is to create Leederville’s first true laneway precinct, a place that the community is proud to have at the centre of its city. Its role is to bring together Leederville’s oldest and one of Perth’s most......

  • 10 Jan A Major Facelift for the Leederville Laneway

    An under-used laneway in the heart of Leederville’s entertainment strip is set to be transformed into a bustling food, shopping and entertainment precinct. The new Leederville precinct will activate the City-owned laneway that separates our iconic venues and the new ABN Group headquarters on the......

  • 10 Nov Builders Announced

    It’s official! We’ve partnered with Assemble Building Co team to deliver the much anticipated Leederville Hotel redevelopment. We look forward to commencing construction in the coming weeks and creating a new social and community hub for Leederville with carefully considered hospitality, retail and entertainment spaces. Stay......

  • 07 Oct Construction Coming

    As a community, it’s important that we keep you informed of the development’s progress and let you know about any major developments that could impact you on your next visit in and around Leederville. There will be quite a few changes over the next few months, here’s......

  • 07 Sep Development Approval

    This just in! The plans for the redevelopment of the Leederville Hotel have received approval. Our new community-focused development will deliver a leading food, entertainment and retail precinct with public open spaces connected through smaller laneways. It will strengthen ABN Group’s adjacent new offices and......

  • 01 Jun Leederville Hotel Seeks Development Approval

    The Leederville Hotel owner/operators submit a development application to improve Leederville’s favourite hospitality destination. The Leederville Hotel plans for a multi-venue food, drink and entertainment precinct like no other – creating a better ‘every day’ for the people of Leederville. A new social centre and......


An iconic hospitality venue since 1897.

The Leederville Hotel was constructed in 1897. It’s early owners were James Stewart Bennet, a Leederville Agent, Perth Grocer, George Hunter Snowball, Northam Hotelkeeper Michael Cody, Developer Thomas George Molloy, and John Patrick Walsh.

In 1898 the licensee was Charles H. Winter, who was also the licensee from 1901 to 1905. In 1914, the hotel was purchased by the Swan Brewery Company Limited.

In 1930 the hotel was listed in Wise’s Post Office Directories as 242 Carr Street and the licensee was J.J. Prendergast. He was an accountant who later ran the Oxford Hotel at 368 Oxford Street on the corner of Anzac Road, Mount Hawthorn.

In 1949 it was purchased by E.C. (Mick) Caddy, a very colourful and popular personality. The Caddy family lived on the premises, as had the Prendergasts, and their son Haldane used the tower as a play room. No changes were made to the fabric of the hotel during the Caddy’s tenure but the area where Hal played cricket and tennis alongside the Hotel was later incorporated as part of the building.

The Leederville Hotel was a popular venue for the football crowds, being only a minute’s walk from the Leederville Oval, the home of the West Perth Football Club until 1994. In the early days there were no bar facilities at the oval and this led to half-time and much longer post game drinking session in the public bar.

In 1953, West Perth’s new playing coach arrived from Melbourne and lived at the Hotel for 18 months until other accommodation was found for him. Other long-term residents included a Bank Manager and at some time the tower was occupied by an artist who drowned himself in a tub in the room, leading to the claim that the tower is haunted. Various alterations have been carried out to the hotel over the years as licensing and social requirements have changed.

In 1971, the area behind the building, fronting Vincent Street and originally the site of single residential housing, was acquired and later developed as a car park and drive-in bottle shop.

From 1989 to 1993, the hotel was owned by the Willoughby family of Kalgoorlie. More recent alterations have opened up the first floor areas to provide added space for entertainment.

In 2008 the hotel had five function areas, nine bars (five open-air and four indoor), a large undercover outdoor area and a number of mega screens showing all sports including international events. There were six main areas available for functions include the Con Bar (1,600 people) and the Band Room (400 people).

In 2010, The Garden opened to become one of Perth’s most iconic hospitality destinations, followed by the closure of the former ‘Seedy Leedy’ party place in 2012, Bill’s Bar and Bites popped up in its place and has continued to serve the local community well. In 2021, The Leederville Precinct will evolve once more.

Project Timeline

Ready for launch in 2021.

There will be plenty of changes around Leederville over the next few months, here’s an overview of the development timeline and some information about what you can expect when the first phase begins at the end of October 2020:

PHASE 1: Construction Begins, end of October 2020.

  • The iconic Leederville marquee that saw many a glittering, party-filled night, takes it’s final bow and is deconstructed along with the former Blue Flamingo bar and surrounding brick work.
  • Demolition and site cleaning will also take place during this time.

PHASE 2: First Stage Completed, January 2021.

PHASE 3: Second Stage Completed, April 2021.

PHASE 4: Official Opening, August 2021.


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If at any time you have questions or general feedback for our project team, please reach out to us via email at reception@theleederville.com.

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