The Grafton Police Station on Duke Street. The previous Grafton police headquarters were in the old courthouse in Victoria Street.
The Grafton Police Station on Duke Street. The previous Grafton police headquarters were in the old courthouse in Victoria Street.

Valley history:Grafton Police move to new station in Duke St

THE present Grafton Police Station was first occupied on Thursday, October 9, 1975. The new station was built by R.J. Want Pty Ltd and cost $538,000.

At the time of opening the ground floor included a general office, a change area, interview room and sergeant's office.

The upper floor accommodated the divisional inspector, senior non-commissioned officers, licensing and traffic sergeants, detectives, scientific section and highway patrol.

A basement area contained garages and radio room.



PHOTOS: Legends of the CRCA congregate at McKittrick Park

premium_icon PHOTOS: Legends of the CRCA congregate at McKittrick Park

Some legends of the game were in attendance today.

50 years for Maclean's historians

premium_icon 50 years for Maclean's historians

'50 years ago, the local rotary club called a special meeting'

Minnie Waters-Wooli SLSC to hold final 'come and try' day

premium_icon Minnie Waters-Wooli SLSC to hold final 'come and try' day

The Lower Clarence club are on the lookout for fun-loving kids.