Beaconsfield, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||4,120 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Fremantle|
Beaconsfield is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. Named after a property known as ‘Beaconsfield’ located in the area in the 1880s, the name was officially adopted from the post office on 1 August 1894. The origin is unknown, but the suburb is probably named after the town in England or the Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli, a former Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
Beaconsfield is predominantly a low to medium density residential suburb with extensive community facilities including Fremantle College, Challenger TAFE, primary schools, open space recreation reserves and local shops.
Facilities and amenities
There are a number of schools in the suburb, including primary, high school and a technical college (Challenger TAFE) where hospitality and other courses are run. There is a good restaurant at the TAFE where the food is cooked and served by the students; also student-made cocktails.
Parks and playgrounds
- Beacy Park
- Davis Park
- Dick Lawrence Oval
- Hilton park Soccer Fields
- Ken Allen Field
- James Moore Pioneer Park
- Bruce Lee Reserve
- Bus routes available include 98, 99, 103, 107, 140, 150, 160, 511, 513, 520, 522, 530, 531, 532, 533, 825, 881, 920, 940
Schools & Education
- Beaconsfield Pre-Primary & PS
- Winterfold Pre-Primary & PS Winterfold PS Website
- Christ the King Pre-School & PS
- Fremantle College
- Challenger TAFE
- Fremantle Peel District Education
- Hilton Park Junior Cricket Club
- Hilton Park Bowling & Recreation Club
- Fremantle City Dockers Junior Football Club Inc.
- Fremantle Roosters Rugby League Football Club Inc
- Excalibur Fencing Club
Shops & Shopping Centre
- Lefroy Road Shopping Centre
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Beaconsfield (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05.
- "On my bedside table". The West Australian. 26 January 2008. p. 26 (West Weekend Magazine).
Mr Tagliaferri lives in Beaconsfield, with his wife Albina, two teenage daughters, Liana and Georgina, and a St Bernard dog called Revlon.