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Toowong Auchenflower (Urban Renewal)

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Toowong Auchenflower (Urban Renewal) is 2,734, with a population density of 23.84 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Toowong Auchenflower (Urban Renewal) is bounded by Bayliss Street, Bowling Lane, Cadell Street, Park Avenue, Milton Road, Aldridge Street, Eagle Terrace, Roy Street and Lang Parade in the north, the Brisbane River in the east, Glenny Street, Eskmount Drive, Burns Road and Kensington Terrace in the south, and Holland Street, Depper Street, Ascog Terrace, Jephson Street and Croydon Street in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, although population was minimal until the opening of the railway line in 1875. Growth took place through to the early 1900s. The most significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population has increased substantially since the early 1990s, with rapid growth between 2001 and 2006, a result of large numbers of new dwellings being added to the area, largely from urban renewal and redevelopment.

Land use

Toowong Auchenflower (Urban Renewal) is a commercial and growing residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Toowong Village Shopping Centre, Wesley Hospital, Dunmore Park, Moorlands Park, Toowong Memorial Park, Vince Hickey Basketball Stadium, Trinity Theological College and Coolamon College.

Included areas

Toowong Auchenflower (Urban Renewal) encompasses parts of the suburbs of Auchenflower and Toowong.