Centennial Park, Western Australia

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Centennial Park
AlbanyWestern Australia
Albany-Centennial Park map.png
Map of Centennial Park within Albany.
Population 567 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6330
Location 2 km (1 mi) from Albany
LGA(s) City of Albany
State electorate(s) Albany
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
Suburbs around Centennial Park:
Orana Yakamia Spencer Park
Mt Melville Centennial Park Mira Mar
Mt Melville Albany Mt Clarence

Coordinates: 35°01′05″S 117°52′59″E / 35.018°S 117.883°E / -35.018; 117.883

Centennial Park is an inner suburb of Albany, Western Australia, immediately north of the CBD within the local government area of the City of Albany. It contains a light industrial area and numerous sporting facilities which serve the entire Albany catchment area.

It was gazetted as a suburb in 1979.[2]

Geography[edit]

Centennial Park is bounded by North Road to the north, Symers Street to the east, Middleton Road to the southeast and Albany Highway to the west and southwest. The lone residential area is nearest to Middleton Road and is only a few blocks in size, and contains some of Albany's oldest homes.[3]

Facilities[edit]

Centennial Park is primarily a service suburb, with a light industrial area in the centre of the suburb, and the Albany Regional Sporting Complex, Royals Football Club home ground Centennial Oval and Tigerland which hosts the Railways Football Club in the Great Southern Football League.Centennial Park Tigers Backyard Cricket Club are another sporting team in Centennial Park. Several motels and a caravan park operate along Albany Highway.

The area's shopping needs are served by Dog Rock Shopping Centre and Albany Shopping Plaza, both just beyond the southern boundary of the suburb between Middleton Road and Albany Highway, and by a small shopping centre on North Road.

Transport[edit]

Centennial Park is located on three of Albany's major routes - Albany Highway, North Road and Middleton Road - and is served by several routes from Albany operated by Love's Bus Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Centennial Park (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 February 2014.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Naming of Localities - Town of Albany (per 3773/57 V4)". Western Australia Government Gazette. 8 June 1979. p. 1979:1501. 
  3. ^ Department of Land Information. StreetSmart Perth Street Directory (54th ed.). West Australian Newspapers Ltd. pp. Maps A2, A5. ISBN 978-0-909439-67-5.