Organisations in

West Torrens


Adelaide Airport


Adelaide Chemical Works (New Thebarton/Torrensville)

  • Adelaide Chemical Works - 1882-1993, Cuming Smith & Co.; Top Fertilisers - research compiled by the West Torrens Historical Society.

Charlicks (Mile End South)

  • Charlicks - 1904 - 1993, research compiled by the West Torrens Historical Society, with information of William Charlick Ltd and other subsequent businesses.

Hume Pipes (Mile End South)

  • Hume Pipes - Walter Reginald Hume (1873-1943) and his brother Ernest (1869-1929) became market dominators with the concrete Humespun pipes and steel products.


IXL and Henry Jones (Mile End South)

Kelvinator Australia Ltd.


The Metters Company (West Torrens and Beyond)

  • The Metters Company - circa 1891 -2000, The story of Fred Metters, his wood and gas fuelled stoves, windmills, cast iron and enamelled products


Gordon J. Tregoning Pty Ltd. (TREG Trailers, Underdale)

Perry Engineering Ltd.

S.A. Farmers' Co-operative Union Ltd. (Mile End South)

Southwark / SA Brewing / Thebarton Brewery