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Kensington Park - Beulah Park

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Kensington Park - Beulah Park is 4,271, with a population density of 25.66 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Kensington Park - Beulah Park is bounded by Magill Road in the north, Glynburn Road in the east, Kensington Road, Shipsters Road and The Parade in the south, and Portrush Road in the west.

Name origin

Kensington Park is named after the suburb of Kensington in London.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Growth was minimal until the late 1800s. Significant development occurred during the early 1900s. The population and dwelling stock increased marginally from the early 1990s.

Land use

Kensington Park - Beulah Park is an established residential area, with commercial areas along The Parade.

Major features

Major features of the area include Kensington Park Reserve, Kensington Health and Leisure Centre, Bradman Park, Chelsea Theatre Garden, Glyde Street Reserve, John F Kennedy Memorial Garden, McKenna Street Reserve, Mellor Reserve, Salop Street Reserve and Pembroke School.