Introducing The Mill at Alexandria, a refurbishment of historic buildings with some dating back to 1823. From the around the 1880’s onwards, the area was known for its market gardens, tanneries, wool washers and similiar enterprises and is now home today to an eclectic mix of industries along with its own market garden, cafe, restaurant, bar and outdoor eateries. The Mill site which contains two access points is located on the corner of Bourke Road and Huntley Street Alexandria and is conveniently situated 15 mins from the Sydney CBD and only 10 mins from Sydney International Airport. The Mill is now on the Sydney Cycle way which runs along Bourke Road into the city. The Mill at Alexandria is home to a diverse range of existing tenants which include: Bluescope (Steel), Bendon (Lingerie), Fone King (Mobile Phones), Salt Meats Cheese (Delicatesson), The Grounds (Restaurant, Garden Bar & Market), The Potting Shed (Flowershop/Restaurant/Bar Atrium).


The Mill Bourke Road Location


Refurbished leasing spaces at The Mill feature:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Polished timber floors
  • Polished concrete flooring
  • Original brick wall finishes
  • Enclosed glass lifts in buildings 2, 3 & 5
  • Amenities on all levels
  • On-site parking
The Mill Bourke Road Now Leasing


The Mill Bourke Road Site Plan


A few of the 19th century industries identified in Redfern, Waterloo and Alexandria, most having been established in the 1880’s-1890’s and include:

  • Aldersons, Geddes, Johnsons Wool washing
  • Orient Soap Works
  • Surrey Brewery
  • Forsyth’s Rope Works
  • Paul’s Pottery
  • Goodlet & Smith, Meryson’s Brickworks
  • Tallow Works
  • Walsh, Elliot & Company’s Tannery
  • Corner Oil Company, Kerosene
  • Mulcahy’s Soap Works
  • Victoria Varnish Company
  • George Watson’s Tanning Works

along with various dairies and Market Gardens.


The Mill Bourke Road Then and Now