Archival Recording

Chris Bennett has photographed and produced archival recordings for more than one hundred heritage listed sites and buildings since originally undertaking a detailed recording of Sydney’s historic Wooloomooloo Wharf in 1996 for Clive Lucas Stapleton & Partners. All work has been presented to the standard required by the NSW Heritage Office and the Tasmanian Heritage Council. Projects have ranged from small dwellings to large sites incorporating multiple large buildings.


Notable examples of heritage sites are:

• Wooloomooloo wharf – Clive Lucas Stapleton & Partners

• Walsh Bay. General site survey – Clive Lucas Stapleton & Partners

• 2000 decennial photographic study of The Rocks NSW – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

• Parliament Square, Hobart – Design 5 Architects

• Morpeth Estate, Morpeth NSW – Lend Lease

• Parramatta Hospital – Design 5 Architects

• Grantham Poultry Research Station – Blacktown Council

• Woodstock estate – Blacktown Council

• Allied Mills, Albury – Davis Langdon

• Dawes Point Seawall – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

• Farm Cove Seawall – The Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust

• Sydney Opera House Stage Machinery – Sydney Opera House

• Wivenhoe Homstead Estate, Kirkham NSW – MBark


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Notable individual buildings:

• Kirribilli House, NSW – Commonwealth of Australia

• The Lodge, Canberra – Commonwealth of Australia

• The Great Synagogue, Sydney – Orwell & Peter Phillips

• Art Gallery of NSW – John Oultram Heritage & Design

• George Patterson Building – Design 5 Architects

• Argyle Stores, The Rocks – Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

• The Rocks Police Station – United Group

• Many historic hotels, churches, railway stations and dwellings throughout NSW

Detailed information of the scope of individual projects can be provided on request.