Employment

We Want You

By King & Godfree Friday December 1, 2017 See More —
The exciting transformation of King & Godfree is nearing completion and we are now recruiting key roles to manage our vibrant, multi-outlet new venture. We have appointed the General Manager and Director of Food as well as other key management roles.  We continue our search for experienced and enthusiastic people to fill the roles of:… Read more See More —
Development

Towards a February Opening

By King & Godfree Monday November 6, 2017 See More —
The biggest news this month is that we’ve completed all the major steel construction work for the rooftop bar which means we can not only finish the flooring work for the bar but that the whole building is now completely watertight. The fitout on the ground floor – all the plaster, studwork and services –… Read more See More —
History

Si Parla Italiano

By King & Godfree Wednesday November 1, 2017 See More —
In the 1950s and 1960s, Carlton became the first and best-known “Little Italy” in Australia. It was, in many ways, the Italians’ home away from home. The various groups of Italian migrants had formed a vibrant and close-knit community. It was a community that as well as tuna and tomatoes, wanted news from Italy and… Read more See More —
Development

Full Steam Ahead

By King & Godfree Monday August 21, 2017 See More —
The transformation of King & Godfree is picking up pace now that demolition works are complete and infill slabs and footings are in place. As with any major renovation of an old, heritage listed building we have experienced unforseen delays – the discovery of an unexpected underground fuel tank, the existence of an extra bluestone… Read more See More —
History

A Brief History of King & Godfree

By King & Godfree Tuesday July 18, 2017 See More —
There are changes afoot at King & Godfree right now, but the building on the corner of Lygon and Faraday Streets in Carlton has never been a stranger to change. Built in 1870 by architect Leonard Terry (who also designed the Melbourne Club in Collins Street), the building began its life first as a grocery… Read more See More —
Development

Creative Office Space For Lease

By King & Godfree Friday April 14, 2017 See More —
Okay, it doesn’t look like much now. But in a few months, this is going to be a sunlight-filled office – and it’s available to lease. Imagine: after-work drinks on the roof, meetings catered by King & Godfree deli, cheeky gelato breaks downstairs. And can’t you see your fern enjoying all that natural light? The… Read more See More —
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Established in 1884 by George Godfree and Edwin King
The restored heritage listed Sirena Tuna sign will be back soon as the backdrop to our new rooftop ...
Better than a desk job. Unless it's a desk job at the new King & Godfree offices
Towards a February opening. Hit the link in profile for a full construction update 📷 @tomross.xyz
Can't wait to peel these off very soon
Way back when the King & Godfree office building was first constructed
New office stairs coming along. And we're leaving the exposed concrete aggregate walls of course
Original terazzo office steps being repurposed as stools for the rooftop bar
The view from below
The view from above
The things you find on site
Construction team out for their lunch break post prep for hard plaster walls
Join the new family! Hit the link in profile to find out more and apply
Soon to be offices under the newly constructed rooftop bar
Time for a knock off after a busy week on site