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Colwood is named for one of four large farms established by the Hudson’s Bay Company in the 1850s to supply the population of Fort Victoria.


Location:  Colwood is located in the southwestern part of the Province on Vancouver Island.

Judicial District:  Victoroa Judicial District


Provincial Court Courthouse – Colwood


Location:  1756 Island Highway / Wale Road

Built:  1988 – 1990

Style:   Modern

Architect:  Holovsky Baxter Mansfield Architects of Victoria

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces southeast and is a two story white coloured concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the centre of Colwood. The southeast front has a triangular canopy supported by a column with recessed entrance. A square tower rises above the roof line on the south side of the entrance. The roof line is flat. The building is named as the Western Communities Courthouse. 


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Photos taken 2017