HO159 - Creamota 19 Sunshine Road, West Footscray.JPG
Statement of Significance
Creamota is of historical and architectural significance to the City of Maribyrnong as the most substantial grain mill in the district reflecting the highpoint of industrial design of the period with its simple utilitarian lines and functional plan. (Criterion F1) The mill represents the importance of food processing in the western region and stands as one of a small number of surviving mills, where once dozens operated in the metropolis and hundreds in Victoria.
The adjoining contemporary office section is contributory. The elaboration of grain milling and development of specialist food products is expressed by the Creamota mill, which produced brand-name cereals and cooking products in addition to stock flour and oat products. (Criterion C2)
Australian Heritage Commission (AHC) criteria
The Australian Heritage Commission criteria consist of a set of eight criteria which cover social, aesthetic, scientific, and historic values. Each criterion has sub-criteria written specifically for cultural or natural values. The relevant criteria are: