Places in Randwick with a story to tell
Discover the stories of local buildings, key suburbs, nearby shipwrecks, street and place names, and notable sculptures, monuments and plaques.
Historic buildings & sitesDiscover the story behind Barrett House and other historic local buildings.
Historic street & place namesDid you know Albi Place in Randwick is named after a town in France? We've collected the rationales behind dozens of local street and place names.
Historic suburbsClovelly was initially known as Little Coogee - true or false? Malabar is named after a 1931 shipwreck - fact or fiction? Read the definitive history of Randwick City's storied...
ShipwrecksLives lost and saved, cargoes salvaged or sunk. Read the fascinating story of the six ships which foundered along the Randwick coast.
PlaquesThe inscriptions on commemorative plaques only tell part of the tale. Learn the stories behind the stories of local plaques here.
Last Updated: 25 October 2022