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Woodville South - Beverley and District

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Woodville South - Beverley and District is 9,164, with a population density of 18.42 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Woodville South - Beverley & District is bounded by Port Road in the north, South Road in the east, the River Torrens, a line running continuous of Torres Avenue, Torres Avenue and Grange Road in the south, and William Street, Princess Street, a line running continuous of Almond Avenue, Almond Avenue, Esk Street and Findon Road in the west.

Name origin

Beverley is named after a town in Yorkshire, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, when brick making and other industries were established in the area. Population was minimal until the interwar period, with Allenby Gardens developed as a “garden suburb” in the 1920s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased slightly between 1996 and 2011, a result of new dwellings being added to the area, particularly from the redevelopment into housing of the former Hallett Brickworks (south of Grange Road in Allenby Gardens).

Land use

Woodville South - Beverley & District is an established residential and industrial area, with some commercial land use.

Major features

Major features of the area include The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Welland Plaza, Allenby Gardens Reserve, Basa Reserve, Langman Reserve, Ledger Oval, McDonnell Reserve, River Park Reserve, Smith Reserve, Woodville West Reserve, Flinders Park Hall and several schools.

Included areas

This small area encompasses the suburbs of Allenby Gardens, Beverley, Welland, West Hindmarsh and Woodville South.