Marsden Park, New South Wales

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Marsden Park
SydneyNew South Wales
Marsden Park is located in New South Wales
Marsden Park
Marsden Park
Coordinates33°41′21″S 150°48′10″E / 33.68917°S 150.80278°E / -33.68917; 150.80278Coordinates: 33°41′21″S 150°48′10″E / 33.68917°S 150.80278°E / -33.68917; 150.80278
Population1,008 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2765
Location49 km (30 mi) NW of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)City of Blacktown
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Chifley
Suburbs around Marsden Park:
Berkshire Park Windsor Downs Riverstone
Shanes Park Marsden Park Schofields
Willmot Shalvey Colebee

Marsden Park (postcode: 2765) is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Marsden Park is located 49 kilometres (30 mi) north-west of the Sydney central business district, in the Blacktown local government area and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.

As at the 2016 census, Marsden Park had a population of 1,008. There is a high degree (12.0%) of Maltese settlement.[1]

History[edit]

The suburbs takes its name from Samuel Marsden (1764-1838), a Church of England priest and landowner in the area.[2]

Heritage listings[edit]

Marsden Park has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

Schools[edit]

  • Marsden Park Public School, established in 1889.
  • Australian Christian College, Marsden Park campus.
  • St Luke’s Catholic College (K-12), established in 2017.

Places of worship[edit]

Amenities[edit]

The suburb includes a caravan park, a golf driving range, a Hamrun Maltese Club and a chicken farm. The suburb is currently being developed with new residential and commercial areas. Sydney Business Park is a new commercial precinct in the suburb, adjacent to the Westlink M7 Motorway.[4] The site includes an IKEA store, Costco warehouse with Costco Fuel Station,[5] Bunnings Warehouse, a Woolies and Aldi supermarket, a Lindt Factory Outlet, a Dulux paint store, a Home Hub centre, a Home Consortium centre with Rebel Sport, Toys'R'US, Babies'R'US, Bing Lee. Commercial businesses include a Toll Group and Linfox logistics centre and a Swire Cold Storage. There is also a Shell petrol station with a Coles Express and a 7/11 convenience store here.[6] It has also been suggested that the North West Rail Link be connected to the area in the future and a new freeway[timeframe?].

Local cafes and fast-food restaurants: 24-hour McDonald's, Zambrero, The Barista Shed, Choice Sushi, Paradise Charcoal Chicken, Oporto & Starbucks at 7/11 .

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Marsden Park (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 March 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Pollen, Frances (compiled) (1990). The Book of Sydney Suburbs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. p. 238. ISBN 0-207-14495-8.
  3. ^ "Clydesdale - House, Barn, Cottage and Farm Landscape". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00674. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 June 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  5. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/rouse-hill-times/250-new-jobs-as-discount-giants-costco-move-into-sydney-business-park/news-story/370688404b7384bdb92eb074deeeabc9
  6. ^ http://www.sydneybusinesspark.com.au/