Beckett Street

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Beckett Street is a residential street in the suburb of Balwyn. It connects Burroughs Road to Yarrbat Avenue in the south. Its southern end is also the location of Beckett Park and Maranoa Gardens.

Etymology

It is named for Robert Beckett, former councillor and mayor of the Camberwell Council as well as president of the Boroondara Shire Council. Beckett was a major public figure at the time and rose to become a prominent politician in the Parliament of Victoria.[1]

Notable residents

Notable buildings

  • 18 Beckett Street - house built in 1972 for W Bradbury, designed by architect Kevin Makin[2]

References

  1. Re-Member (former members). Robert Beckett. 29 March 2019. https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/component/fabrik/details/24/1017, accessed: 15 April 2021
  2. City of Boroondara. Balwyn and Balwyn North Heritage Study. July 2013. https://boroondara.vic.gov.au/-/media/Files/Your%20Council/Building%20and%20planning/Heritage/balwyn%20and%20balwyn%20north%20heritage%20study/Balwyn-REPORT-V5-pdf, accessed: 2 February 2017