Donkey Wheel House

Donkey Wheel House

Donkey Wheel HouseAt donkey wheel house we are creating a dynamic, collaborative space for social impact which draws together a community of socially aligned enterprises.

Donkey Wheel House is exploring ways in which it can build and contribute to the growth of Melbourne's social capital by hosting, supporting and/or partnering with existing community organisations and/or initiatives.

The building, known as donkey wheel house (dwh) since 2008, was originally built in 1891 as the headquarters of the Tramways & Omnibus Company who ran the cable cars, & later the tram network in Melbourne until the late 1970's.

The current vision of donkey wheel house (dwh) is to house a growing, thriving community of socially aligned organisations that are seeking to address some of society's biggest social challenges in innovative, entrepreneurial, financially sustainable & collaborative ways.

The building - donkey wheel house (dwh) - is the physical space in which the donkey wheel mantra of 'think different. act different. make a different difference' comes to life.

Donkey Wheel House


The Board Room

With an intimate and elegant interior, the board room is located in the basement of donkey wheel house. This space comes furnished with five leather lounges, up to 20 seats, a whiteboard, markers, Wi-Fi, projector and screen with PC or Mac connections.

Capacity of 20 seated or 40 standing.

the depot

The depot is perfect for conferences and functions. The space is filled with natural light. It seats up to 100 theatre style or classroom style and can be hired in conjunction with the platform if a breakout space is needed. Fully equipped for all your conference, workshop and presentation requirements with a whiteboard, markers, data projector and screen with PC or Mac connections.

the platform

The platform is designed for meetings or more intimate conferences, seating up to 30 people boardroom style. It is conveniently located next to the depot on the 2nd floor and is accessible by stairs and lift.

the basement

donkey wheel house basementWith enchanting pillars, exposed brick walls and vaulted ceilings, the basement acts as a blank canvas for many different events. This beautiful underground space offers a true Melbourne experience and will not disappoint. The Basement comes equipped with its own caterers' kitchen, cool room and private entrance via Godfrey street.

Capacity of 200+ cocktail style or 130 seated.


❊ Address & Contact ❊


Donkey Wheel House⊜ 673 Bourke Street Melbourne | Map
673 Bourke StreetMelbourne
(03) 9620 7799

❊ Web Links ❊


Donkey Wheel House 

www.donkeywheelhouse.org

www.donkeywheelhouseevents.org









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