Denistone East, New South Wales

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Denistone East
SydneyNew South Wales
Population2,250 (2016 census)[1]
Established5 February 1999[2]
Postcode(s)2112
Location16 km (10 mi) north west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)City of Ryde
State electorate(s)Ryde
Federal Division(s)Bennelong
Suburbs around Denistone East:
Eastwood Eastwood Eastwood
Denistone Denistone East Ryde
West Ryde West Ryde West Ryde

Denistone East is a suburb in Northern Sydney, Australia. Denistone East is 16 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Ryde. Denistone and Denistone West are separate suburbs; Denistone East was gazetted as a suburb in its own right on 5 February 1999.[2]

Population[edit]

In the 2016 Census, there were 2,250 people in Denistone East. 55.1% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were China 15.2% and South Korea 4.7%. 49.1% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 17.4%, Cantonese 9.3% and Korean 5.9%. The most common responses for religion were No Religion 31.3%, Catholic 27.2% and Anglican 9.6%.[1]

Commercial area[edit]

Denistone East does not have its own retail area. The closest shopping precinct is Midway Shopping Centre, which lies just outside Denistone East's northeast boundary in the suburb of Ryde.[3]

Larger regional shopping centres such as Macquarie Centre and Top Ryde City are located nearby.

Schools[edit]

Denistone East Public School was established in 1950,[4] and is a large local primary school with over 800 students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. It was rebuilt in 2005 with completely new administrative, assembly and classroom blocks. Back in 2019 with the help of government funding they got rid of the demountables and build new classrooms for stage 3.

Transport[edit]

At present the following routes service Denistone East. All are provided by Sydney Buses:

  • Route 286: Denistone East (Colvin Crescent) to Milsons Point via North Ryde, Lane Cove and North Sydney (morning and evening peak hour service) [This service formerly ran to QVB, however the route was changed in October 2015 due to George St road closure for the construction of the light rail]
  • Route 297: Prepaid Service from Denistone East (Colvin Crescent) to Wynyard via North Ryde and Lane Cove Tunnel (morning and evening peak hour service) [This service formerly ran to QVB, however the route was changed in October 2015 due to George St road closure for the construction of the light rail]
  • Route 515: Eastwood (via Denistone East/Blaxland Road) to Circular Quay via Top Ryde and Victoria Road (daily daytime and early evening service)
  • Route 515: Circular Quay to Eastwood (travelling through Denistone East) via Ryde Hospital (daily daytime and early evening service)
  • Route X15: Express Service from City to Eastwood, travelling through Denistone East (Blaxland Road) (evening peak hour evening service)
  • Route 518: Denistone East (Midway) to Circular Quay via Top Ryde and Victoria Road (daily full-time service)
  • Route 518: Denistone East (Midway) to Macquarie University and Macquarie Centre (daily full-time service)
  • Route X18: Prepaid Service from City to Denistone East (Midway) (evening peak hour service)
  • Route 544: Denistone East to Macquarie Centre via Marsfield and Macquarie University (Mon-Sat Service)
  • Route 544: Denistone East to Auburn via Eastwood and Ermington (Mon-Sat Service)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Denistone East (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 March 2018. Edit this at WikidataCC-BY icon.svg Material was copied from this source, which is available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. ^ a b "Denistone East (suburb)". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 27 April 2014. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "NSW SIX Maps Denistone East boundaries". Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Our School". Denistone East Public School. Retrieved 15 November 2014.

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Coordinates: 33°47′56″S 151°05′58″E / 33.79885°S 151.09948°E / -33.79885; 151.09948