Padstow Heights is a suburb of local government area City of Bankstown 23 kilometres south-west of the Sydney central business district, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is a part of the South-western Sydney region. Padstow is a separate suburb to the north and One Tree Point is a locality within Padstow Heights.
Padstow Heights is a mostly residential suburb bounded on the east by
Salt Pan Creek and to the south by the Georges River. The Alfords Point Bridge links Padstow Heights to Alfords Point in the Sutherland Shire.
Padstow Heights Reservoir
History [ edit ]
The Padstow area was first named Padstow Park Estate after a town called
Padstow in Cornwall, England. It was named for being the "holy place of St Petrock" (not to be confused with St Patrick), an important Cornish saint. [1 ]
Notable residents [ edit ]
Roger Rogerson – controversial former detective-sergeant of the New South Wales Police Force
References [ edit ]
^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollon, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 197
Coordinates: 33°58′23″S 151°02′06″E / 33.973°S 151.035°E