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Holland Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Holland Park is 8,659, with a population density of 26.51 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Holland Park is bounded by Marriott Street, Wills Street, The Laneway, Lade Street, Cavendish Road and Boundary Road in the north, the suburb of Carina Heights, Pine Mountain Road and Bassett Street in the east, Nursery Road and Logan Road in the south, and Plimsoll Street and Wylma Street in the west.

Name origin

Holland Park is named after Julius Holland, an original land holder in the area.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1865, with land used mainly for farming. Growth took place in the 1880s, although the area remained largely rural until the 1920s. More substantial development took place during the interwar period. Rapid growth occurred during the post-war years, aided by public housing construction. The population was relatively stable during the 1990s, and then increased slightly between 2001 and 2006.

Land use

Holland Park is an established residential area, with some commercial land use along Logan Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include C. B. Mott Park, Glindemann Park, W. J. Scott Park and a number of schools.