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Bayswater North Community Renewal Area

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Bayswater North Community Renewal Area is 6,197, with a population density of 20.10 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Bayswater North Community Renewal Area is bounded by Canterbury Road in the north, Colchester Road in the east, Dandenong Creek in the south, and Bungalook Creek in the west.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from the 1860s, with land used mainly for grazing and orcharding. Population was minimal until the 1920s. Significant residential development occurred from the post-war years, accompanied by industrial growth. Expansion continued during the 1980s. The population fluctuated slightly between 1991 and 2011, a result of small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Bayswater North Community Renewal Area is a mixed use area, including residential, industrial and commercial land use.

Major features

Major features of the area include Canterbury Gardens, Glen Park, Heathmont Golf Park, Canterbury Gardens Shopping Centre, Arrabri Community House, Glen Park Community Centre and Bayswater North Primary School.