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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Alderley is 5,893, with a population density of 24.30 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Alderley is bounded by Kedron Brook in the north, Mornington Street, Lonsight Street, Chelford Street, Raymont Road, Billington Street, Progress Parade, Days Road and Yarradale Street in the east, Alderson Street, Enoggera Road, Kate Street, Newmarket Primary School, a line running continuous of View Street, View Street, Enoggera Creek, Banks Street Reserve and Banks Street in the south, and Moore Street, Lloyd Street, Girton Street, Marne Street, Cole Street, Samford Road, Camborne Street, Glenalva Terrace, Southpine Road, Sicklefield Road and Shand Street in the west.

Name origin

Alderley is named after Alderley Edge in Cheshire, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s when a vineyard was established. Growth took place in the late 1800s and early 1900s, aided by the construction of the railway line. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population has increased slightly since the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Alderley is an established residential area, with some commercial areas.

Major features

Major features of the area include Banks Street Reserve, Alderley Plaza, Alderley Grove, Grinstead Park, Quandong Park and Sedgley Park.