Luddenham, New South Wales

Coordinates: 33°52′51″S 150°42′53″E / 33.88083°S 150.71472°E / -33.88083; 150.71472
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SydneyNew South Wales
Adams Road, looking east toward Luddenham township
Population1,828 (2016 census)[1]
Elevation106 m (348 ft)
Location42 km (26 mi) west of Sydney
State electorate(s)Badgerys Creek
Federal division(s)
Suburbs around Luddenham:
Mulgoa Orchard Hills Erskine Park
Wallacia Luddenham Kemps Creek
Greendale Bringelly Badgerys Creek

Luddenham is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 42 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government areas of the City of Penrith and City of Liverpool. It is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.


Luddenham takes its name from a property which was situated between South Creek and the Nepean River that was owned by John Blaxland, who received a grant of 6,710 acres (27.2 km2) on 30 November 1813. His elder brother was the more famous Gregory Blaxland and Luddenham was the name of their family property in Kent, England.[3]

The first Luddenham Post Office opened on 1 January 1857 and was renamed Bringelly in 1863. The current office opened on 1 March 1872.[4]


In the 2016 Census, there were 1,828 people in Luddenham. 79.4% of people were born in Australia and 76.7% of people only spoke English at home. The most common responses for religion were Catholic 48.7%, Anglican 15.9% and No Religion 11.9%.[1]


Luddenham has 1 bus service, route 789 between Luddenham & Penrith, operating only twice per weekday, once around 7:30am and once around 4:14pm.[5]

In June 2020, a station at Luddenham on the Western Sydney Airport line due to be completed in 2026, was confirmed.[6]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Luddenham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 22 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Luddenham Postcode Australia Post
  3. ^ "Penrith City: Local Suburbs Profiles". Archived from the original on 19 August 2006. Retrieved 29 June 2006. Penrith Local Suburb Profiles
  4. ^ Phoenix Auctions History. "Post Office List". Phoenix Auctions. Retrieved 15 February 2021.
  5. ^ "Busways route 789". Transport for NSW.
  6. ^ "Construction to begin on $11 billion Western Sydney airport metro line". Australia: ABC News. 1 June 2020. Retrieved 1 June 2020.

33°52′51″S 150°42′53″E / 33.88083°S 150.71472°E / -33.88083; 150.71472

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