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Goodwood Ward

About the profile areas

The 2015 Estimated Resident Population for Goodwood Ward is 6,318, with a population density of 23.61 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Goodwood Ward is bounded by Greenhill Road in the north, the tramway, Bendall Avenue, John Street, Albert Street and Weller Street in the east, Lanor Avenue, Clifton Street, Goodwood Road, Victoria Street and the tramway in the south and South Road and the Anzac Highway in the west.

Name origin

Goodwood Ward is named after a place in Chichester, England.

Settlement history

Settlement of the area dates from 1849, with land used mainly for farming, orcharding, grazing and dairying. Growth took place in the late 1800s, spurred by improved access. Significant development occurred in the early to mid 1900s. The population declined slightly during the 1990s, and then increased slightly between 2001 and 2011 as new dwellings were added to the area and the average number of persons living in each dwelling increased.

Land use

Goodwood Ward is an established residential area, with commercial areas along Goodwood Road and a military and industrial area in the north-west.

Major features

Major features of the area include Keswick Military Barracks, Army Museum of South Australia, Adelaide Showgrounds, Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre (including Goyder Pavilion), Unley Swimming Centre, Wayville Sports Centre, Forestville Reserve, Souter Park, Wayville Reserve, Goodwood Community Centre and several schools.

Included areas

Goodwood Ward includes the suburb of Everard Park, most of the suburbs of Forestville, Goodwood and Wayville, the City of Unley part of the suburb of Keswick, and the north-eastern part of the suburb of Millswood.