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Beverley Ward

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Beverley Ward is 14,218, with a population density of 19.02 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Beverley Ward is bounded by Almond Avenue, Turnbridge Street and Ledger Road in the north, Port Road in the east, the River Torrens in the south, and Findon Road in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, when brick making and other industries were established. Population was minimal until the interwar period, with the central area (Allenby Gardens) developed as a “garden suburb” in the 1920s. Significant development occurred during the post-war years. The population increased slightly from the mid 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.

Land use

Beverley Ward is an established residential and industrial area, with some commercial land use.

Major features

Major features of the area include Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide Arena, Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Holden Street Theatres, Hindmarsh Fire & Folk Museum, Welland Plaza, River Torrens Linear Park (Tedder Reserve), Allenby Gardens Reserve, Almond Reserve, Basa Reserve, Dampier Reserve, Flinders Park Oval, Gerard Reserve, Grant Reserve, Langman Reserve, McDonnell Reserve, Mountbatten Reserve, Pamela Reserve, River Park Reserve, Smith Reserve, Torres Avenue Reserve, Woodville West Reserve, Flinders Park Hall and numerous schools.

Included areas

Beverley Ward encompasses the suburbs of Allenby Gardens, Beverley, Flinders Park, Welland and West Hindmarsh, and parts of the suburbs of Findon and Hindmarsh.