Heritage and conservation register


Name of Item Captain Cook Bridge (1965), southern approach
Item Number 4301061
Type of Item Built
Item Sub-Type Concrete Girder
Address **** Taren Point Road Taren Point 2229
Local Government Area Sutherland 
Owner Local Government
Current Use Road bridge
Former Use Road bridge


Statement of significance

Statement of significance Listed on the Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan 2000 as an item of Regional heritage significance.
Date Significance Updated 18 November 2005



Designer ****
Builder ****
Construction years **** - 1965
Physical description Six-lane precast prestressed concrete bridge over Georges River.
Physical Condition
Archaeological Potential
Good operating condition.
Modifications and dates ****
Date condition updated 14 May 2009



Historical notes The Captain Cook Bridge was opened in 1965 and is named after Captain James Cook who landed at nearby Kurnell on 29 April 1770.



Heritage Listing Reference Number Gazette Number Gazette Page
Local Environmental Plan  L072-R  074  3228 
Heritage Act - s.170 NSW State agency heritage register       


Assessment of Significance

Historical Significance ****
Historical Association ****
Aesthetic/Technical Significance ****
Social Significance ****
Research Significance ****
Rarity ****
Representativenes ****
Integrity/Intactness ****
Assessed Significance Local




Type Author Year Title


Study details

Title Year Author Inspected by Guidelines used


Custom fields

Roads and Maritime Services Region Sydney
Bridge Number 118
CARMS File Number ****
Property Number Bridge
Conservation Management Plan ****



Captain Cook Bridge Taren Point (1965), southern approach
Captain Cook Bridge Taren Point (1965), southern approach