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Beverley Park - Ramsgate

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Beverley Park - Ramsgate is 2,422, with a population density of 24.05 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Beverley Park - Ramsgate is bounded generally by Ocean Street, Ercildoune Avenue and Fitzgerald Avenue in the north, Rocky Point Road in the east, generally by Ramsgate Road, Harslett Crescent and Lacey Street in the south, and the Princes Highway in the west.

Name origin

Ramsgate is named after a seaside resort in England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates primarily from the 1850s. Growth was minimal until the 1880s and 1890s. Rapid development occurred during the 1930s and 1940s, with some growth in the immediate post-war years. The population and dwelling stock were relatively stable between 1991 and 2006. The population increased slightly between 2006 and 2011, largely due to increases in dwelling occupancy rates and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Beverley Park - Ramsgate is an established residential area, with some commercial land use along Rocky Point Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Beverley Park Golf Club, St George Leagues Club, Calvary Health Care Kogarah, Burgess Street Reserve, Moore Park, Spooner Park and Stevens Park.

Included areas

This area encompasses the suburb of Beverley Park and the Georges River Council area part of the suburb of Ramsgate. Most of the suburb of Ramsgate is located in the Bayside Council area.