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Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley - Fountaindale

About the profile areas

The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley - Fountaindale is 13,754, with a population density of 6.76 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley - Fountaindale is bounded by Ourimbah Creek in the north, Tuggerah Lake in the east, Tumbi Umbi Creek, Wyong Road, Hillside Drive and the localities of Tumbi Umbi and Ourimbah in the south and Peach Orchard Road, Enterprise Drive and the railway line in the west.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the post-war period. Rapid growth took place from the 1970s, particularly near the lake. The population increased substantially during the early 1990s (with the release of the Glenning Valley area), with growth slowing during the late 1990s. The population fluctuated slightly between 2001 and 2011, a result of small changes in dwelling stock and the average number of persons living in each dwelling.

Land use

Berkeley Vale - Chittaway Bay - Glenning Valley - Fountaindale is a residential, rural and industrial area. Rural areas are located in the western half of the area.

Major features

Major features of the area include Chittaway Shopping Centre, Berkeley Vale Private Hospital, Berkeley Village Aged Care, Berkeley Vale Community Centre, Berkeley Vale Sports Complex (Ted Doyle Oval), Swimfirst Aquatic Centre, Ashwood Close Reserve, Berkeley Park, Bluebell Park, Chittaway Bay Lions Park, Chittaway Oval, Kurraba Oval, Myrtle Brush Park, Watson Park, Philip Pritchard Cycleway, Tuggerah Lake foreshore and a number of schools (Tuggerah Lakes Secondary College Berkeley Vale Campus, Central Coast Rudolf Steiner School, and Berkeley Vale and Chittaway Bay Public Schools). Enterprise Park Industrial Estate includes a number of the Shire's major industries including Masterfoods, Krone and Sanitarium.

Included areas

This small area includes the localities of Berkeley Vale, Chittaway Bay, Fountaindale and Glenning Valley, and a small part of the locality of Ourimbah.

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