Hilton, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Hilton
|Population||3,160 (2006 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Fremantle|
The suburb has an eclectic mixture of weatherboard, fibro and brick dwellings. The suburb is undergoing extensive urban renewal and recently more 3 and 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom homes have been built.
Its post-World War II design was under a state government initiative known as "garden suburbs" which meant wide verges and single homes on large blocks.
The northern precinct of Hilton contains a number of laneways and the village centre (on the north side of South Street) comprising a greengrocer, a butcher, a hair salon, a cafe, a post office and a liquor merchant.
South Street, Paget Street and Carrington Street contain most of the remaining retail activity in Hilton, including a public bar, a supermarket, an Indian restaurant, a pizzeria and a solar product retail shop.
Hilton is approximately five minutes drive from central business district of Fremantle and from the Indian Ocean.
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