walford reed house
unley south australia
flightpath have undertaken an external restoration of this junior school heritage listed building along with a new fit out and configuration of the internal amenities, which has seen this iconic building return to its original state, with a new life within the school
Reed House is a local heritage place in Hyde Park constructed during the 1870s-1880s, that reflects the design, details and building materials commonly in use at the time. It is also representative of the adaptation of larger residences to other uses such as educational, particularly during the 1920s that forms part of Walford’s School Campus.
Flightpath were engaged to undertake an external restoration of the Junior School’s heritage listed Reed House, to see this iconic building return to its original state, with a new life within the school.
The reconstruction of the roof and surrounding verandah, including the restoration of all decorative cast-iron work and timberwork has highlighted the original intricate detailing of the era.
New fit-out and configuration of the internal amenities, allowed a new access compliant entrance to be established to the rear of the building, integrated sympathetically into the heritage fabric.