Aveley, Western Australia

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Aveley
PerthWestern Australia
Coordinates31°46′52″S 115°59′17″E / 31.781°S 115.988°E / -31.781; 115.988Coordinates: 31°46′52″S 115°59′17″E / 31.781°S 115.988°E / -31.781; 115.988
Population10,173 (2016 census)[1]
Established2006
Postcode(s)6069
LGA(s)City of Swan
State electorate(s)Swan Hills, West Swan
Federal division(s)Pearce
Suburbs around Aveley:
Ellenbrook Ellenbrook The Vines
Ellenbrook Aveley Belhus
Henley Brook Henley Brook Henley Brook

Aveley is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, east of Ellenbrook and south of The Vines. In 1897 George Hardey Barrett Lennard, grandson of Edward Pomeroy Barrett-Lennard, purchased a property in the area of which is now Aveley, naming it "Belhus" after his family's estate in Belhus, Essex, England. The name "Aveley", deriving from the eponymous town where the estate was located, was approved as a suburb name on 6 September 2006, before which the area was part of Ellenbrook.[2][3] It is bordered by Gnangara Road and Lake Yakine to the south, a small part of West Swan Road, the Ellen Brook and Chateau Place to the east, The Broadway, Doig Road, and Cashman Avenue to the north, and Henley Brook Avenue to the west. The suburb is accessible from Henley Brook Avenue, The Promenade, Gnangara Road, and West Swan Road (via Millhouse Road).

Schools in this suburb include Aveley Primary School, Aveley North Primary School, and Swan Valley Anglican Community School. Aveley Secondary College is located just north of Aveley, in Ellenbrook.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Aveley (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 March 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – A". Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Obituary – George Hardey Barrett-Lennard". The West Australian. Obituaries Australia. 11 October 1917. p. 6. Retrieved 23 March 2020.