Allenby Gardens, South Australia

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Allenby Gardens
AdelaideSouth Australia
Established 1922[3]
Postcode(s) 5009
Location 4.7 km (3 mi) NW of Adelaide city centre
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt
State electorate(s) Croydon
Federal Division(s)
Suburbs around Allenby Gardens:
Beverley West Croydon West Croydon
Beverley Allenby Gardens Welland
Flinders Park Torrensville Torrensville

Allenby Gardens is a western suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is located in the City of Charles Sturt.


Laid out in 1922, the suburb was briefly advertised as Gallipoli Gardens before being named Allenby Gardens in honour of the British Field Marshal, Lord Allenby.[3]

The first Allenby Gardens Post Office was renamed West Croydon, South Australia on 1 March 1945; on the same day a new office opened within the present boundaries of the suburb.[4]


Allenby Gardens Primary School is located on Barham Street.[5] It been in operation since 1926.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Allenby Gardens (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 February 2015.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Allenby Gardens (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c "Place Names of South Australia". The Manning Index of South Australian History. State Library of South Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 26 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Australian Schools Directory". Australian Schools Directory. Archived from the original on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°54′14″S 138°33′18″E / 34.904°S 138.555°E / -34.904; 138.555