Grid Reference -34.447752, 116.057330 (GDA)
Department DEC
Work Centre Pemberton
District Pemberton
Grading ?
Elevation (ASL) 170m
Height 56m
Construction Tree
Cabin size ?
Public access to site Yes
In use since 1946 -
Photos (taken in 1980) supplied by Andre Belterman
The first name given was East Tree, but it was changed to Gloucester after the visit from the Duke of Gloucester during the construction.

The Gloucester Tree tower is registered with the in the USA.

The tree has had 3 cabins on top. The original one lasted from 1946 till 1974 and was replaced by a steel/aluminimum structure. Then in 1987-88, the top of the tree was found unstable due to fungi. The tree was shortened and the current (2022) cabin installed.

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Sign at tree
in 1980
View in 1980 2005 2005 1960 Unknown

The 1980 photos were supplied by Andre Belterman
The 2005 photos were supplied by Terry Ouroumis
The 'unknown' photos were supplied by John Evans

These photos were supplied by Andre Belterman after his visit to WA in 2012.

These early photos were supplied by Phil Shedley.
The last photo was taken just after the pegging of the tree was completed in 1941

This tower is now a tourist icon only.

Screenshot of old map supplied by MLC in late 2019.

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