These elm street trees are significant to the City of Maribyrnong:
- as remnants of the early 20th century street tree planting regime and the associated Edwardian era prosperity in the City (Criterion A4);
- as remnants of once widespread but now severely reduced street tree planting within the City (Criterion B2).
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:
A.4 demonstrates well the course and pattern of history, important historic events