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Beckenham, Western Australia

HistoryEdit

This suburb has seen many name changes. It was previously known as Buckingham, it once shared a "common usage" name of Waverley with East Cannington, and has one of the oldest and most well respected primary schools in Western Australia.[2] The Canning River runs along the southwestern outskirts of Beckenham. In 2011 Beckenham released many new divisions of land and was recently awarded a 4.5/5 star rating in a poll of best places to live in Australia.[3] In 2013 Beckenham house values increased by 14.30%.[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Beckenham (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  2. ^ Carden, F.G. Along the Canning: A History of the City of Canning, City of Canning, 1st Edition 1968, 2nd edition, 1991,
  3. ^ http://www.homely.com.au/beckenham-gosnells-perth-greater-western-australia
  4. ^ http://reiwa.com.au/Research/Pages/Price-growth-by-suburb.aspx