Reynella, South Australia
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Adelaide, South Australia
Sherriffs Road, looking east, circa 2007
|Population||4,461 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Onkaparinga|
It is located 20 km south of the Central Business District of Adelaide in the north of the City of Onkaparinga. It is bordered to the east by Main South Road, to the south by Sherriffs Road, and to the north by Field River.
Reynella Post Office opened on 5 September 1856. A Reynella South office opened in 1963 and closed in 1969.
Reynella is primary serviced by buses on the Adelaide Metro network.
An unusual landmark in Reynella is what has become known colloquially as Junk Food Junction or Junk Food Corner. At a time when the fast food market was less saturated, the intersection of South Road, Adelaide and Pimpala Road had all four major fast food outlets: McDonalds, Hungry Jacks, Pizza Hut and Kentucky Fried Chicken. Currently on this intersection there is McDonalds, KFC, Hungry Jacks, Fasta Pasta, Yiros King, Red Rock Noodle Bar, Domino's Pizza and a Caltex service station. The derelict site of the former Pizza Hut building has attracted some local controversy[when?] for the amount of time it has taken to redevelop.
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