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Eastern Corridor (Urban Renewal)

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Eastern Corridor (Urban Renewal) is 7,675, with a population density of 27.54 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Eastern Corridor (Urban Renewal) is bounded by the Pacific Motorway, the Cleveland railway line, Jellicoe Street, Robinson Street and Burke Street in the north, Old Cleveland Road, Harwill Street, Biran Street, Halstead Street, Leicester Street, Shire Street, Noela Street, Shakespeare Street, Milton Lane, Nelson Street, Rees Avenue and Pembroke Road in the east, Cornwall Street in the south, and Kent Street, Princess Alexandra Hospital and Ipswich Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1850s, with land used mainly for farming and grazing. Gradual growth took place in the 1880s and 1890s, and again in the 1910s. Significant development did not occur until the interwar period. Expansion continued during the post-war years. The population has increased slightly since the early 1990s, largely a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Eastern Corridor (Urban Renewal) is a residential and commercial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Princess Alexandra Hospital, Centro Buranda (shopping centre), Coorparoo Plaza Shopping Centre, Stones Corner Village Shopping Centre, Langlands Park Pool, Langlands Park, John Oxley College and a number of other schools.

Included areas

Eastern Corridor (Urban Renewal) encompasses parts of the suburbs of Coorparoo, Greenslopes and Woolloongabba.