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As for a big city, I think it's either Melbourne or Adelaide; a small city, I think probably Hobart or Launceston?
Oh, Bendigo and Balarat should be counted as well.
 

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Anywhere Peter Cundall goes :)

From what I've seen the whole of Tasmania looks like a little slice of England so I'd have to go for Hobart or Launceston. Some of the smaller towns in Tasmania could easily pass for the UK - Port Arthur for instance:

 

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Hard to say, parts of Sydney or Melbourne maybe. In both cities you would need to lose most of the talls.

Having lived in London for 4 years, I don't really think anywhere here is that British (big cities I'm talking, maybe some places in Tas?).

This is quite a typical London street, and it doesn't really remind me of anywhere in Australia


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Aussie Bhoy said:
Hard to say, parts of Sydney or Melbourne maybe. In both cities you would need to lose most of the talls.

Having lived in London for 4 years, I don't really think anywhere here is that British (big cities I'm talking, maybe some places in Tas?).

This is quite a typical London street, and it doesn't really remind me of anywhere in Australia



Yeah in Sydney in the innercity suburbs they like to leave everything looking shab. Renervate the interiours of buildings yet leave the exteriors. Same with the councils, they use do everything on the cheap. Grey unpainted aluminum street poles and signs, above ground powerpoles everywhere and tarred non-pathed footpaths.


Typical innercity Sydney
 

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There are a number of towns in Tasmania that have a very UK feel though. Has alot to do with the greenery, surrounding hills, deciduous trees (specially in autumn) etc
 

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Newcastle, NSW? It kinda feels like it there (not the climate though) and it has the same name as a certain British city also. ;)
 

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Perth has a mall in the city called London court which is a representation of an old London street. Its really cool.

Nothing I have seen in Aus is anything like any UK city I have visited.
 

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That pic above looks like the newcastle foreshore where the Crowne Plaza is loacted - but that was designed to mimic that euro look.
 

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I also thik some areas around paddington and darlinghurst and along crown street toward surry hills looks a little london-esque.
 

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The most like I can think of (of the cities I've been to over here) would be Glasgow & Melbourne (and by extension Adelaide), but even then that's pushing it, however Glasgow's uncharacteristically (for the UK) grid-like, very precinctised & has a lot of Victoriana.

This could be Collins St 60, 70 or 80 years ago:



But there's no where in Australia which has neighbourhoods like this:



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I'd have to go with West Ryde & Kent being very similar, the architecture of the apartment buildings is exactly the same, and so are the apartments. And then there are the shops lined up the same way in the busy station district.
 

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ryan79 said:
Perth has a mall in the city called London court which is a representation of an old London street. Its really cool.
Here are two pics of Perth's amazing London Court from my Tour of Perth:





Otherwise my nominations for most English city is Hobart, Tasmania, and most English town is Armadale, New South Wales.
 

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London Court has a really interesting history. It was built by the wealthy miner Claude de Bernales back in 1937 and it was designed to be used as offices and apartments for his mining company (interesting design for an early take on mixed use :p ). The man was very extroverted, extravagant, as well as extremely rich. And he decided to style the arcade towards Elizabethan architecture rather then art deco.

The Claude de Bernales himself was wrap in controversy as his company would work near the Kalgoorlie gold fields working on formerly disused mines.


Tudor English Houses that London Court is themed on


Claude de Bernales former house in Cottesloe, now a civic centre.
 

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I find it a little hard to imagine Armidale as being the most British-like of any small city in NSW. It streets are gridded in the central part, and I don't see much in the way of old brick buildings there from what few pic I could Google. I thought this was a bit interesting because my dad grew up there for a few years, but probably didn't live there that long because his father - my grandfather - worked for a bank and that meant a lot of transferring.

I'd have to say parts of Melbourne, Hobart and Newcastle look the most British of any Australian city to me in terms of architecture.
 

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Millers Point / The Rocks in SYD is very British looking.
Last time I was in The Rocks, I even saw one of those old typical telephone boxes that is so stereotypically British! The difference though is that it was yellow.

I'm not really sure which city/town is more British in Australia, but I think Australia has a more British/European-like feel than American. It's more of a combination of abit of both worlds, which produces a unique Australian environment. But judging from those pictures, Tasmania does look quite British.

New Zealand isn't in Australia; but what would people say about them? Their accent certainly tilts to a more British sounding one at times. ;)
 

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Armidale is like a town in the northeast USA (especially an American college town), not an English town.
 
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