Denistone East, New South Wales

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Denistone East
SydneyNew South Wales
Midway Shops Denistone East Panorama 2014-04-28.jpg
Midway Shopping Centre
Population 2,098 (2011)[1]
Established 5 February 1999[2]
Postcode(s) 2112
Location 16 km (10 mi) north-shore of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Ryde
State electorate(s) Ryde
Federal Division(s) Bennelong
Suburbs around Denistone East:
Epping Marsfield Macquarie Park
Eastwood Denistone East North Ryde
Denistone Ryde East Ryde

Denistone East is a suburb on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia. Denistone East is 16 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Ryde. Denistone and Denistone West are separate suburbs; Denistone East was gazetted as a suburb in its own right on 5 February 1999.[2]

Commercial area[edit]

Denistone East's retail area is Midway Shopping Centre, built in 1960 with 5 shops.[3] Today it has expanded to a variety of 20 retail premises, an important community hub with a friendly village atmosphere serving the local community.

Larger regional shopping centres such as Macquarie Centre and Top Ryde City are located nearby.

Schools[edit]

Denistone East Public School was established in 1950,[4] and is a large local primary school with over 800 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. It was rebuilt in 2005 with completely new administrative, assembly and classroom blocks.

Landmarks[edit]

Denistone East is centred at the intersection of Cecil Street, Lovell Road, Quarry Road and North Road, where Midway Shopping Centre is situated. These roads converge into an elongated figure of 8 roundabout.

Transport[edit]

At present the following routes service Denistone East. All are provided by Sydney Buses:

  • Route 286: Denistone East (Colvin Crescent) to Town Hall (QVB) via North Ryde, Lane Cove and North Sydney (morning and evening peak hour service)
  • Route 297: Prepaid Service from Denistone East (Colvin Crescent) to Town Hall (QVB) via North Ryde and Lane Cove Tunnel (morning and evening peak hour service)
  • Route 515: Denistone East (Blaxland Road) to Circular Quay via Top Ryde and Victoria Road (daily daytime and early evening service)
  • Route 515: Denistone East (Blaxland Road) to Eastwood via Ryde Hospital (daily daytime and early evening service)
  • Route X15: Express Service from City to Denistone East (Blaxland Road) (evening peak hour evening service)
  • Route 518: Denistone East (Midway) to Circular Quay via Top Ryde and Victoria Road (daily full-time service)
  • Route 518: Denistone East (Midway) to Macquarie University and Macquarie Centre (daily full-time service)
  • Route X18: Prepaid Service from City to Denistone East (Midway) (evening peak hour service)
  • Route 544: Denistone East to Macquarie Centre via Marsfield and Macquarie University(Mon-Sat Service)
  • Route 544: Denistone East to Auburn via Eastwood and Ermington (Mon-Sat Service)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Denistone East (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Denistone East (suburb)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "2010 Statement to NSW Parliament 50th anniversary of Midway Shopping Centre". Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Denistone East Public School". Retrieved 15 November 2014. 

Coordinates: 33°47′56″S 151°05′58″E / 33.79885°S 151.09948°E / -33.79885; 151.09948