Merrylands West, New South Wales
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Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||6,592 (2016 census)|
|Location||23 km (14 mi) west of Sydney CBD|
|LGA(s)||Cumberland City Council|
Merrylands West is located 23 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the Cumberland City Council. The eastern part of Merrylands West is known locally as “Hilltop”.
Merrylands West contains several schools - Merrylands High School, Cerdon College- an all-girls school, and Sherwood Grange Public School. There is a retirement community, Cardinal Gilroy Village, situated on 45 Barcom Street, behind the high schools. The suburb is commercially serviced by a small shopping centre comprising a supermarket and fast food outlets. Merrylands West also contains the Central Gardens - a small wildlife park in Sydney's west. An elementary school, Hilltop Road Public School, is located in the suburb.
There are two T-way stops in Merrylands West - the Sherwood stop near the main intersection, and the Canal stop in front of the two high schools. The area is also serviced by other local bus companies.