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R.S.L. Club
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R.S.L. Club building, on the right, 2014.
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Former names Wyola Club
General information
Address 81-83 High Street
Town or city Fremantle
Country Western Australia
Completed 1903
Renovated 1946
Design and construction
Architect T. Anthoness
Renovating team
Architect Allen & Nicholas
Type State Registered Place
Part of West End, Fremantle (25225)
Reference no. 922

The R.S.L. Club also known as the Wyola Club or the Fremantle RSL Wyola Club Inc., is a heritage listed building located at 81-83 High Street. It was one of many commercial buildings constructed in Fremantle during the gold boom period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

The building was constructed in 1903 by architect T. Anthoness. It was and built as a storefront and workshop for tailors, J.A. Hicks & Company. It was extended to designs by architects Allen & Nicholas in 1946 for the Wyola Club with further changes and restorations have been made to the building in 1955 also using the architects Allen & Nicholas.

In 2009 the building was sold to Phil Douglas, who was the manager of the Wyola Club, and his wife Linda Lyons for A$482,559. The pair were later taken to court by the club concerning the sale of a property belonging to the incorporated association. The Commissioner for Consumer Protection has secured an additional A$500,000 payout for members.

The building was advertised for sale in 2012 with an estimated price of A$2-3 million. The total floor space of the building in 708 square metres (7,621 sq ft) with property having an area of 869 square metres (9,354 sq ft).

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