South Granville, New South Wales

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South Granville
SydneyNew South Wales
Colquhoun Park.jpg
Colquhoun Park
Map
Population5,500 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)2142
Location18 km (11 mi) west of Sydney CBD
LGA(s)Cumberland City Council
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Blaxland
Suburbs around South Granville:
Merrylands Granville Auburn
Guildford South Granville Auburn
Chester Hill Sefton Regents Park

South Granville is a suburb in western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located 18 kilometres (11 mi) west of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the Cumberland City Council.

South Granville is an extension of Granville. They share the postcode of 2142 along with the separate suburbs of Camellia, Holroyd and Rosehill.

History[edit]

Duck River Track, Wellington Road

Granville was named in 1880, after the British Colonial Secretary, the Granville Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville.[2]

Parks and Sports Grounds[edit]

Ray Marshall Reserve
  • Ray Marshall Reserve
  • Horlyck Reserve and playground
  • Harry Gapes Reserve
  • Colquhoun Park
  • Everley Park
  • Melita Stadium

Education[edit]

There are a number of schools around South Granville including Granville East Public School, Blaxcell Street Public School, and Holy Family Primary School, Granville South Creative and Performing Arts High School, and Granville South Public School

Businesses headquartered in South Granville[edit]

  • Hume Building Products
  • Sydney Print Media
  • Alwaha Eatery

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "South Granville (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Granville: From Forest to Factory, John Watson (ed.), 1992, Granville Historical Society.

Coordinates: 33°51′16″S 151°0′15″E / 33.85444°S 151.00417°E / -33.85444; 151.00417