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St. Andrew's Anglican Church, West Nedlands

West Nedlands St Andrew

West Nedlands St Andrew

Name of institution St. Andrew's Anglican Church
Type of institution Church
Street Address Corner Stirling Highway and Napier Street
City West Nedlands
State Western Australia
Postcode 6009
Country Australia
Name of building St. Andrew's Anglican Church
Name of room Church sanctuary
Dates of the building
Architect’s and builder’s names
Special architectural features
Special fittings
Other location information
Name of contact
Mailing Address
Telephone 08 9386 1987
Other contact information
Previous organ(s)
Date of previous organ None
Detail of previous organ
Dates when key work has been undertaken
Dates of any moves that have taken place
Variations from original design of organ
Information on previous organ
Information about comparable instruments to previous organ
Present organ
Type of installation High chamber on west side.
Case description
Placement in room
Builder's name Paul F. Hufner
Opus number
Date of completion/installation 1958
Construction materials
Number of manuals One (1)
Key compasses
Number of keys
Key material
Pedal compass
Number of pedals
Pedalboard type
Pedalboard material
Type of chests
Type of key action Electro-magnetic
Type of stop action Electro-magnetic
Console type
Stop label material
Placement Remotely located
General design
Playing aids
Wind pressures
Stop list
Total number of stops
Total number of ranks Three (3) ranks extended
Total number of pipes
Dates when key work has been undertaken on current organ New solid state system installed in 1995 by Pipe Organ Builders and Services.  Electric Swell mechanism installed.
Removal of electric Swell mechanism and restoration of original pneumatic motor by Patrick Elms & Co, 2007.
Dates of any moves that have taken place to current organ
Information on current organ
Comparable instruments to current organ
Current status
Assessment of organ
Other organs by this builder
Photographs Photograph of church from St. Andrew's web site
Technical documents 
General documents
Supporting information
Document control Original entries J R Elms, OAM, Gazetteer of Western Australian Pipe Organs, 1971, 1999,2003 and 2004.
This entry D B Duncan 01 January 2009.
Photograph added 05 February 2009.
Additional detail from In The Pipeline April 2007.