Eastgardens, New South Wales

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Eastgardens
SydneyNew South Wales
Westfield Eastgardens 1.JPG
Eastgardens Shopping Centre
Population 808 (2011)[1]
 • Density 7,630/km2 (19,800/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 2036
Area 0.2 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Location 9 km (6 mi) from Sydney CBD
LGA(s) City of Botany Bay
State electorate(s) Heffron, Maroubra
Federal Division(s) Kingsford Smith
Suburbs around Eastgardens:
Eastlakes Daceyville Kingsford
Pagewood Eastgardens Maroubra
Banksmeadow Hillsdale Maroubra

Eastgardens is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, specifically south-eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Eastgardens is located 9 km south east of the Sydney central business district and is part of the City of Botany Bay.

It has a large shopping centre, Westfield Eastgardens at the corner of Wentworth Avenue and Bunnerong Road.

Eastgardens is surrounded by the suburbs of Pagewood, Maroubra, Hillsdale and Banksmeadow.

History[edit]

Eastgardens was originally part of the suburb of Pagewood. The suburb took its name from the Westfield Eastgardens shopping centre in Wentworth Avenue which opened in 1987. The site was originally government owned land [2] which was used as a bus depot and also leased to General Motors Holden car manufacturing plant.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Eastgardens (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 May 2013. 
  2. ^ State deal in ACT costs 'thousands' The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 October 1982
  3. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8

Coordinates: 33°56′46″S 151°13′30″E / 33.946°S 151.225°E / -33.946; 151.225