Australia Jam Factory

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australia Jam Factory

 


 
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The Jam Factory is located in Melbourne, 500 Chapel Street, South Yarra. It is a complex with shopping and entertainment centre. In the jam factory Village you also have access to a Village Roadshow Cinema Complex. For those who are cinemas fans, it is a great place to visit. The Jam Factory Village contains also a large number of restaurants and bars, shops, a virgin megastore, fashion shops. The Jam Factory is very famous in Melbourne. The Victoria Brewery was located on this site as from 1858. In 1876 the building was bought by Robert Wright and Robert Payne to start the Victoria Preserving Company. Under the name of “Red Cross” in 1880, it was employing 230 people and was considered as the largest employer of Prahran, a suburb of Melbourne. In 1895 William Peocock bought the building and changed it into “OK” Jam Co. After that he sold it to Henry Jones Limited Company and the Henry Jones IXL brand name. Until 1970 Jam production was continued. In October 1979 the building was reopened after it was redeveloped. The cost of the redevelopment was $20 million.

 
 
 

 

Jam Factory in Australia

 

 

 

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