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About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Bradbury is 9,036, with a population density of 25.19 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Bradbury is bounded by Bradbury Avenue, Hoddle Avenue, St Johns Road and St Patricks College in the north, the linear parkland in the east, Woodland Road in the south, and Appin Road in the west.

Name origin

Bradbury is named after William Bradbury, an early land holder in the area. It was previously known as Sherwood Hills.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming. Rapid development occurred from the 1960s into the mid 1970s, featuring various developers including Lend Lease and the then Housing Commission. The population declined between 1991 and 2006 as few new dwellings were added to the area. The population then increased between 2006 and 2011, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Bradbury is an established residential area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Bradbury Shopping Centre, Campbelltown Swimming Centre, Baden Powell Reserve, Bow Bowing Reserve, Bradbury Park, Creigan Reserve, Dorchester Park, Fathers Ghost Park, Kenny Reserve, Macleay Reserve, Manooka Reserve, Quirk Reserve, Flynn Reserve and a number of schools.