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Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon is 5,973, with a population density of 18.38 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon is bounded by Port Road in the north, the railway line in the east, Morley Road, West Lakes Boulevard, Tapleys Hill Road and West Lakes Boulevard in the south, and Frederick Road in the west.

Name origin

Royal Park was named as a fanciful name. Albert Park is named after Prince Albert, Consort to Queen Victoria.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the mid 1800s, with land used mainly for farming and sand mining. Growth took place during the 1870s and 1880s as land was subdivided. More substantial development took place during the interwar and post-war periods. The population fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011, due to small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Royal Park - Albert Park - Hendon is an established residential and industrial area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Carnegie North Reserve, Carnegie South Reserve, Claurice Sutherland Reserve, Gordon Street Reserve, Australian Institute of Fitness – SA and one school.