Beaconsfield, Western Australia

Beaconsfield is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. It was named after a property of the same name in the area in the 1880s; the name was officially adopted from the post office on 1 August 1894. The name's origin is unknown, but it probably comes from the town in England or the Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli, a former Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.[2]

Beaconsfield
PerthWestern Australia
Christ the King Church, Beaconsfield
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Coordinates32°04′10″S 115°46′07″E / 32.0693877°S 115.768587°E / -32.0693877; 115.768587 (Beaconsfield)
Population5,315 (SAL 2021)[1]
Postcode(s)6162
LGA(s)City of Fremantle
State electorate(s)Fremantle
Federal division(s)Fremantle
Suburbs around Beaconsfield:
Fremantle White Gum Valley Hilton
South Fremantle Beaconsfield Hilton
South Fremantle Hamilton Hill Hamilton Hill

Beaconsfield is predominantly a low to medium density residential suburb with extensive community facilities including Fremantle College, several primary schools, and an array of open space recreation reserves and local shops.

Facilities and amenities

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Parks and playgrounds

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  • Beacy Park
  • Davis Park
  • Dick Lawrence Oval
  • Hilton Park Soccer Fields
  • Ken Allen Field
  • James Moore Pioneer Park
  • Bruce Lee Reserve

Transport

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Bus routes serving Hampton Road:

Schools and education

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There are a number of schools in the suburb including several primary and one high school.

Sporting clubs

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  • Hilton Park Junior Cricket Club
  • Hilton Park Bowling & Recreation Club
  • Fremantle City Dockers Junior Football Club Inc.
  • Fremantle Roosters Rugby League Football Club Inc
  • Excalibur Fencing Club

Shops and shopping centre

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  • Lefroy Road Shopping Centre

Notable citizens

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References

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Beaconsfield (WA) (suburb and locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022.  
  2. ^ Unknown. "Perth and surrounds suburb names". www0.landgate.wa.gov.au. Retrieved 5 June 2022.
  3. ^ "Route 114". Bus Timetable 118 (PDF). Transperth. 12 December 2022 [effective from 29 January 2023].
  4. ^ "Route 160". Bus Timetable 34 (PDF). Transperth. 8 December 2022 [effective from 20 December 2020].
  5. ^ "Route 511". Bus Timetable 37 (PDF). Transperth. 13 March 2023 [effective from 2 April 2023].
  6. ^ "Route 513". Bus Timetable 37 (PDF). Transperth. 13 March 2023 [effective from 2 April 2023].
  7. ^ "Route 532". Bus Timetable 120 (PDF). Transperth. 12 September 2023 [effective from 1 October 2023].
  8. ^ "Route 998". CircleRoute Timetable 200 (PDF) (CircleRoute). Transperth. 29 August 2023 [effective from 20 November 2023].
  9. ^ "Route 999". CircleRoute Timetable 200 (PDF) (CircleRoute). Transperth. 29 August 2023 [effective from 20 November 2023].
  10. ^ "Route 512". Bus Timetable 37 (PDF). Transperth. 13 March 2023 [effective from 2 April 2023].
  11. ^ "Route 520". Bus Timetable 119 (PDF). Transperth. 25 August 2023 [effective from 20 November 2023].
  12. ^ "Route 530". Bus Timetable 121 (PDF). Transperth. 11 January 2024 [effective from 28 January 2024].
  13. ^ "Route 531". Bus Timetable 121 (PDF). Transperth. 11 January 2024 [effective from 28 January 2024].
  14. ^ "Route 548". Bus Timetable 126 (PDF). Transperth. 17 August 2022 [effective from 10 October 2022].
  15. ^ "Route 549". Bus Timetable 125 (PDF). Transperth. 17 August 2022 [effective from 10 October 2022].
  16. ^ "Home". beaconsfieldps.wa.edu.au.
  17. ^ http://www.winterfoldps.wa.edu.au Winterfold
  18. ^ "Home". ctk.wa.edu.au.
  19. ^ "On my bedside table". The West Australian. 26 January 2008. p. 26 (West Weekend Magazine). Mr Tagliaferri lives in Beaconsfield, with his wife Albina, two teenage daughters, Liana and Georgina, and a St Bernard dog called Revlon.
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