Kensington, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||4,273 (2006 census)|
|Location||3 km (2 mi) from Perth|
|LGA(s)||City of South Perth|
|State electorate(s)||South Perth|
Kensington is a residential suburb 3km from Perth CBD. Kensington is located within the City of South Perth local government area. Kensington was named after the former Kensington Park Racecourse, which was most likely named after the London suburb. The suburb is bounded by Canning Highway to the west, Berwick Street to the north, Kent Street to the east and Hayman Road and South Terrace to the south.
Senior and Tertiary Education
Kensington contains Wesley College's playing fields at Morris Mundy Reserve. It borders Perth's "Technology Park" and is in close proximity to Curtin University, named after a former Australian prime minister, John Curtin. Kensington also contains a Primary School, Kensington Primary School.
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