What is significant?
The Clyde General Store and Post Office at Railway Road, Clyde.
How is it significant?
The Clyde General Store and Post Office is of local historic and social significance to the City of Casey.
Why is it significant?
Historically, it is significant as a representative example of an early general store that demonstrates the development of the 'new' Clyde township that established around the railway station after its opening in 1889. It is also significant as a representative example of an early post office that illustrates the establishment of mail services during the late nineteenth century. (AHC criteria A4 and D2)
Socially, it is significant for its strong associations with the local community as an important public/commercial building that has been an informal meeting place in Clyde for over 100 years, which contributes to the identity of the township. (AHC criterion G1)
Aesthetically, although it is much altered, it remains nonetheless an important local landmark on a prominent corner that contributes to the historic character of the Clyde Township precinct. (AHC criterion E1)