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Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley is 13,410, with a population density of 6.59 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley is bounded by Ourimbah Creek in the north, Tuggerah Lake in the east, Tumbi Umbi Creek, Wyong Road, Hillside Drive and the localities of Tumbi Umbi and Ourimbah in the south, and Peach Orchard Road, Enterprise Drive and the railway line in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the late 1800s, although population was minimal until the post-war period. Rapid growth took place from the 1970s, particularly near the lake. The population increased substantially during the early 1990s as the Glenning Valley area was released, with growth slowing during the late 1990s. The population fluctuated slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley is a residential, rural and industrial area. Rural areas are located in the western half of the area. The Berkeley Vale Industrial Area includes a number of major industries such as Mars Foods Australia, Sanitarium Life Health Foods and ADC Krone.

Major features

Major features of the area include Chittaway Shopping Centre, Berkeley Vale Private Hospital, Berkeley Vale Community Centre, The Berkeley Centre, Myrtle Brush Community Hall, Chittaway Point Hall, Berkeley Vale Sports Complex (Ted Doyle Oval), Swimfirst Aquatic Centre, Aloha Drive Reserve, Ashwood Close Reserve, Berkeley Park, Bluebell Park, Chittaway Bay Lions Park, Chittaway Oval, Ewen Howlett Reserve, Kurraba Oval, Myrtle Brush Park, Watson Park, Philip Pritchard Cycleway, the Tuggerah Lake foreshore, Berkeley Vale Industrial Area, Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College - Berkeley Vale Campus, Central Coast Rudolf Steiner School, Berkeley Vale Public School and Chittaway Bay Public School.

Included areas

This area includes the localities of Berkeley Vale, Chittaway Bay, Fountaindale and Glenning Valley.