Spit Junction, New South Wales

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Spit Junction
SydneyNew South Wales
Mosman 2.JPG
Bridgepoint shopping centre
Postcode(s) 2088
Location 9 km (6 mi) north-east of Sydney CBD
LGA(s) Municipality of Mosman
Localities around Spit Junction:
The Spit
Beauty Point Spit Junction Balmoral
Georges Heights

Spit Junction is an urban locality in the suburb of Mosman in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Spit Junction is in the local government area of the Municipality of Mosman and is part of the Lower North Shore.

History[edit]

Opening ceremony for the Spit Junction tram line 3 November 1900

E. and W.E. Brady bought 9 acres (36,000 m2) in this area in 1855 and it became a bush racetrack until the area was subdivided in 1902. The area had been known as Trafalgar Square, from the name of a block of shops built at the corner of Spit Road and Military Road.[1]

Commercial area[edit]

Bridgepoint Shopping Centre is a small shopping mall located at Spit Junction. It features a supermarket, grocery shops, bookshop, gift shops, cafés, health practitioners, and offices.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollen, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8, page 245

Coordinates: 33°49′36″S 151°14′30″E / 33.8268°S 151.2416°E / -33.8268; 151.2416