St Georges Road - Northcote/Preston

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Known as Pipe Track because of water pipes beneath centre. Hence trams cannot go down the centre. From 1850s until other reservoirs constructed over 90% of Melbourne's water came from the Yan Yean reservoir via these pipes. 

Previous names in Preston included Frank, John & Woodland Sts.

North of Hutton St. Previous name Yan Yean Pde. Changed 1912.

City of Northcote Valuers Department.  (1994). Street Name Changes, Northcote: City of Northcote.

Re-named streets list – City of Preston 1970s?