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About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Chadstone is 8,876, with a population density of 24.97 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Chadstone is bounded by the Glen Waverley railway line in the north, Huntingdale Road in the east, Scotchmans Creek in the south, and Warrigal Road in the west.

Name origin

Chadstone is named after Chadstone Road, which was thought to be named after the Chad stone church, north of Malvern Hills in England.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the post-war years, including public housing construction in the 1950s in the Jordanville area. The population has increased since the mid 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Chadstone is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Warrigal Road.

Major features

Major features of the area include Waverley Basketball Centre, Oakleigh Public Golf Course, Jordanville Community Centre, Batesford Reserve, Jordan Reserve, GippsTAFE Energy Training Centre, Salesian College and one other school.