Royal Park, South Australia

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Royal Park
Population 2,864 (2011 census[1])
Established 1880s[2][3]
Postcode(s) 5014
LGA(s) City of Charles Sturt
Suburbs around Royal Park:
West Lakes Queenstown Queenstown
West Lakes Royal Park Hendon
West Lakes Seaton Seaton
New wetland at Cooke Reserve for treating urban stormwater runoff for an ASR scheme in western Adelaide[4]

Royal Park is located in the western suburbs of Adelaide. It is home to a large Polish community, as evidenced by the establishment of St Stanislaus of Cracow Catholic Church. Other ethnic groups represented include Italian, Croatian, Bosnian, Irish, Macedonian and Greek residents. It used to contain large numbers of public housing trusts but, in recent years, has seen large-scale developments that include private housing and a soon-to-be-built retirement village.


Parks and reserves[edit]

  • Carnegie Reserve
  • Cooke Reserve
  • Fisher Reserve
  • Royal Reserve


  • Hendon Primary School
  • Royal Park High School - opened 1978: name changed to West Lakes High School, 1978; closed 1991.[2]


Coordinates: 34°52′19″S 138°30′29″E / 34.872°S 138.508°E / -34.872; 138.508