First Fleet House is a two-storey building,
wholly owned by the Fellowship, on an historical site in
Woolloomooloo which was once part of a land grant the First
Fleeter Commissary John Palmer.
It was purchased in May 1988, and officially opened by His
Excellency, Air Marshall Sir James Rowland, Governor of New
and Patron of the Fellowship in July 1988.
It contains computerised work stations for our volunteers who
are engaged in database, correspondence and research activities.
Their work is further supported by a meeting room with an
extensive Library which members are encouraged to visit.
First Fleet House is centrally located in Sydney and may
readily be reached by train, car or bus.
you leave from the Queen's Square Entrance, walk towards St
Mary's Cathedral, past Hyde Park Barracks, down St Mary's road
(a slight hill), head east towards Woolloomooloo Bay, Kings
Cross area, past the Domain Underground Car Park entrance, cross
the road at the roundabout at the corner of Riley St and Sir
John Young Cr. Warning!(This road is now
very busy as it's near the Entrance of the Cross City Tunnel),
into Cathedral St (which is one way in/out for traffic).
Fleet House is on the right, third from the corner of Cathedral
and Crown Sts.
you leave St James Station at corner of Market & Elizabeth St
Entrance, walk through Hyde Park, past the Fountain, head
towards the Lands & Title Office on the corner of Prince Albert
Rd, College St. and St Mary's Rd (St Mary's Cathedral will be on
your right) then follow St Mary's Rd down the hill.
From Town Hall Station walk to bus stop opposite Woolworth's
in Park Street near Pitt Street - (164 metres) -Take the 461
This is a prepaid stop 7am to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Purchase a ticket at a PrePay outlet before boarding.
The Bus will proceed down William Street and turn into Riley
On arrival in Riley Street and alight at first stop (near
Suttor Street Woolloomooloo). Walk down hill and turn right
to 105 Cathedral Street FIRST FLEET HOUSE - (195 metres).
The Bus Stop for the return trip to Town Hall is located
near the intersection of Riley and Cathedral Streets-The
Buses terminate at the Domain car Park for the journey
back- and passengers can alight in Park Street or around the
corner in George street opposite the Sydney Town Hall
First Fleet House is third from corner.
Or from the corner of Elizabeth and Park Sts take any bus which
runs along William St to Kings Cross. Alight at Palmer St bus
stop turn left walk to Crown St. Then down Crown St, as above.
There is very limited parking in the area during working hours
Car Parking Stations
1)Cathedral Street Car Park, costs $35.00
per day during the week& $10.00 per day on weekends,
address/entrance 2 Cathedral St Cook And Philip Park Sydney NSW