Strathmore Heights, Victoria
|Population||934 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,330/km2 (3,460/sq mi)|
|Area||0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)|
|Location||13 km (8 mi) from Melbourne|
|LGA(s)||City of Moonee Valley|
Strathmore Heights is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 13 km north-west of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Moonee Valley. At the 2011 Census, Strathmore Heights had a population of 934.
Strathmore Heights was developed from 1960 by Strathmore Heights Proprietary Limited, a company promoted by Bruce Small, famed for his proprietorship of Malvern Star bicycles and sponsorship of world champion cycling athlete, Sir Hubert Opperman. From 1945 Bruce Small had also owned adjacent land at Gowanbrae, north of Strathmore Heights.
Being just north of Essendon Airport, which was the original Melbourne International Airport, many of the streets have aviation names such as;
- Boeing Road, - Lockheed Street, - De Havilland Avenue, - Fokker Street, - Vickers Avenue, - Caravelle Crescent, - Douglas Court, - Northrop Court.
Strathmore Heights, being remote from the rail system is serviced solely by the following bus route:
- 501 Moonee Ponds – Niddrie SC via Essendon RS, Strathmore, Airport West Shoppingtown (Monday to Saturday). Operated by Kastoria Bus Lines.
- City of Essendon - the former local government area of which Strathmore Heights was a part