NEVILLE BEECHEY COLAC VICTORIA A J MILLMANS BAKERY 1910

AJ MILLMANS BAKERY 1910TEXT CLOSE UP 1910OVENSBACK OF BAKE HOUSE SHOWING STAIRSOVENS AND BAKERYIN SIDE BAKERYBACK OF TWO STORY BAKERYOVENS AGAIN DRAWERS NOT THER NOW

HELLO AGAIN ALL, I HAVE A BOOK ON COLAC PRINTED IN 1910 OF THE AJ MILLMAN BAKERY

PROSPERIOUS and PROGRESSIVE COLAC 1910.EXTERIORAND INTERIOR VIEWS OF MR.A.J.MILLMAN,S BAKEHOUSE ESTABLISHED IN 1893.I HAVE JUST COMPLETED RE POINTING THE CHIMNEYS AND ALL WALLS OF THE BAKERY AND THE TWO LARGE SCOTCH OVENS ARE STILL IN PERFECT WORKING ORDER.THE FRONT SHOP PART WAS REMOVED IN 1937 AND IN DURING 1937 AND 1938 A ART DECO TWO STORY BUILDING WAS BUILT WITH TWO SHOPS BELOW AND A BEAUTIFUL ART DECO RESIDENCE THE TOP FLOOR WITH A LOVELY BALCONY WHICH AT A LATER DATE I WILL ADD THE PHOTOS OF THIS BUILDING IN ALL ITS GLORY.THE WHOLE PROPERTY IS FOR SALE AND OFFERS ABOVE THE ASKING PRICE CONSIDERED,MANY THANKS TO ALL MEMBERS FOR YOUR SUPPORT SO FAR.I HAVE THE ORIGINAL PLANS FOR THIS BUILDINGS IT WAS DRAWN UP BY ARTICHETS IN GEELONG AND STILL IN BUSINESS TODAY,SO I WAS ABLE TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE ORIGINAL PLANS. ANY EXTRA HELP FROM YOU OUT THERE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. MANY THANKS FROM NEVILLE BEECHEY FOR YOUR HELP SO FAR.

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PHOTOS OF BAKEERY  FROM BOOK IN 1910

HELLO ALL AGAIN, I HAVE BEEN TESTING THE TEMP GAUGES IN THE OVENS AND ONE IS NOT WORKING AND THE HAND IS MISSING,WHEN I PULLED IT APART I DISCOVERED THAT NOT ONLY WAS THE HAND MISSING ,BUT PART OF THE INSIDE WAS MISSING, DOES ANY BODY KNOW WHERE I CAN GET IT REPAIRED?? THANK AGAIN FOR ALL YOU HELP.I AM GOING TO START UP ONE OF THE OVENS IN A FEW DAYS,THE OTHER OVEN TEMPERATURE GAUGE IS WORKING,REGARDS NEVILLE FOR A J MILLMAN,S BAKERY 208 -210 MURRAY STREET COLAC VICTORIA 3250.AUSTRALIA.

HELLO AGAIN ALL, JUST TO MAKE THINGS A BIT CLEARER, THE PHOTOS OF THE BAKERY WERE TAKEN FROM A BOOK ON COLAC IN 1910,I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THE BAKERY HAD THEN BEEN GOING FOR SEVENTEEN YEARS , SO IT MAKES IT AS BEING BUILT AND OPENED BEFORE THE TURN OF THE EIGHTEEN CENTURY, APPROX 1880 TO 1890, STILL CHECKING ON ALL TITLES AS i HAVE BEEN TO THE TITLES OFFICE AND GOT ALL THE ORIGINAL TITLES AND I AM GOING TO TAKE THEM TO MR CLIVE MILLMAN TO FIND OUT AN EXACT DATE, I WILL LET YOU ALL KNOW THIS WHEN I GET MORE INFORMATION,PLEASE FEEL FREE TO MESSAGE ME WITH ANY MORE QUESTIONS AND MANY THANKS TO YOU ALL SO FAR, REGARDS NEVILLE BEECHEY.

How much is the asking price Neville?

 

HELLO JOHN AND THANKS FOR YOU INTEREST , THE ASKING PRICE IS $1.25 MILLION, I AM WILLING TO LEAVE SOME DOUGH IN IT IF THE RIGHT PERSON COMES ALONG.YOU WOULD HAVE TO HAVE A GOOD LOOK AT IT TO REALIZE THE WHOLE SIZE OF THE PROPERTY.IT IS IN THE EATING AND TAKE  AWAY BLOCK IN  COLAC,PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU WANT ANY MORE INFORMATION OR PHOTOS AND MANY THANKS,REGARDS NEVILLE.

 

HELLO AGAIN AND THANKS FOR YOUR PAST SUPPORT,I HAVE A QUESTION FOR YOU ALL,I HAD A COUPLE OF YOUNG BAKERS LOOK AT THE OLD BAKERY AND THE LARGE THREE SQUARE METRES  OVENS  OVER THE WEEK END.NOW ACCORDING TO THEM I MIGHT BE ABLE TO MAKE UP A CULTURE BY TAKING SOME OF THE FLOUR FROM THE ROOF OF THE OVENS AFTER THEY HAVE BEEN SITTING FOR SO LONG ??.THE OVENS ARE VERY DRY AND THERE IS LOTS OF FLOUR ATTACHED TO THE ROOF OF THE OVEN FIRE BRICKS.ANYBODY  GOT ANY SUGGESTIONS???.ALSO GREAT NEWS I HAVE BEEN TALKING TO MR CLIVE MILLMAN THE SON OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER AND WE HAVE PROCURED THE TITLES AND HISTORY FOR THE BAKERY WHICH WE ARE STUDYING TO GET AN EXACT DATE AS TO WHEN IT WAS STARTEDAND BUILT. MANY THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND INFORMATION SO FAR, I HAVE FOUND ANOTHER GAUGE IN THE VIEWING HOLE. AS WELL I HAVE FOUND A GLASS THERMOMETER WHICH WAS EMBEDDED IN THE SAND AND IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS I WILL TAKE SOME PHOTOS OF THEM AND MAY NEED YOUR ASSISTANCE AGAIN.HAPPY BAKING AND I HOPE YOU ALL MAKE HEAPS OF DOUGH CHEERS FROM NEVILLE.