1927 Regent Park Estate - 96 years ago today

Today, 96 years ago, on Friday, 14 October 1927, the Regent Park Estate in Cannon Hill was being advertised for sale.

Regent Park Estate Map

1927 Regent Park Estate - Cannon Hill, Brisbane

The Regent Park Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale. 

Newspaper Advertisement

The Regent Park Estate covers Wynnum Road (map shows as Main Brisbane-Wynnum Bitumen Road), Lang Street (map shows as Royal Road), Princess Street, Duke Street, Prince Street, Goolara Street (map shows as King Street), Imperial Avenue, Lang Street, Narela Street (map shows as street), Richmond Road, Rossiter Street, Hibernia Court, Windemere Avenue and Junction Road.

Google map showing the present day location of Regent Park Estate

Check out the 1946 Aerial view of the Regent Park Estate.

1946 Aerial Photo of Regent Park Estate

1946 Aerial Photo of Regent Park Estate

More Cannon Hill information available

Newspaper Advertisement - Daily Standard - Page 4

Superior Home Sites for 5/ weekly

Remarkable opportunity to buy land with an assured future.

One of the most attractive subdivisions opened up for many years in Regent Park Estate, which is actually nearer to the city than Clayfield, Ascot or Eagle Junction, but is offering at a trifling cost.

Glorious Complete House Sites.

Locked up for many years, the opening of this Estate gives scores of people the opportunity to possess a home site on one of the most delightful spots around Brisbane... Cool breezes, clean, healthy atmosphere are characteristics... Each block is a complete building site.

Marveously convenient, with schools, trains, trams, buses, electric light, and water.

The Estate is alongside the Cannon Hill Model State School, on the Magnificent Manly-Brisbane bitumen road; just near Morningside and Cannon Hill railway stations; close to Balmoral tram service, and with two excellent bus routes. Electric light, water, and telephone lines pass the Estate.

Amazingly Easy Terms.

A nominal deposit and small repayments as low as 5/ a weekly secures YOUR block. And there is NO INTEREST to apy for 12 months. Think of that.

Arrange for an inspection or write for details.

We motor you to the Estate at any time and on any day to suit your convenience. If unable to inspect, write at ONCE for full details of this exceptional homesite or investment opportunity.

Realty Development Co. Ltd.

Note New Address: "O'Connor House", Cnr Elizabeth and Albert Streets, Brisbane.

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