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Queens Park Study Area

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Queens Park Study Area is 3,652, with a population density of 25.51 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

The Queens Park Study Area encompasses an area located on either side of the Armadale/Thornlie railway line. The Queens Park Study Area is bounded by Centre Street, Bridge Street, Hobby Retreat, Treasure Road, Queens Park, George Street, Allen Court, Forman Court, Wharf Street and Salesian Court in the north, Centre Street, Wellington Street, Renou Street, Wharf Street, Railway Parade and a line running parallel to Wharf Street in the east, generally by Manley Street, Mallard Way, Eudanda Place, Hamilton Street, Blenny Close, Stilt Cove and Channon Street in the south, and Mills Street in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s. Population was minimal until the 1880s, with land used mainly for farms, market gardens, orchards and nurseries. Growth took place from the late 1800s into the early 1900s, spurred by the opening of the railway line. Significant residential development occurred from the post-war years. The population increased substantially from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area, including medium density housing.

Land use

The Queens Park Study Area is predominantly residential.

Major features

Major features of the area include Queens Park, Charles Treasure Park, Queens Park Recreation Centre, St Norbert College, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and the Queens Park railway station.

Included areas

The Queens Park Study Area includes parts of the suburbs of Cannington and Queens Park.