Cranbourne West, Victoria

Cranbourne West is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 40 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. Its local government area is the City of Casey. At the 2016 Census, Cranbourne West had a population of 15,035.[1]

Cranbourne West
MelbourneVictoria
Cranbourne West is located in Melbourne
Cranbourne West
Cranbourne West
Coordinates38°06′11″S 145°16′01″E / 38.103°S 145.267°E / -38.103; 145.267Coordinates: 38°06′11″S 145°16′01″E / 38.103°S 145.267°E / -38.103; 145.267
Population15,035 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4,300/km2 (11,130/sq mi)
Postcode(s)3977
Area3.5 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Location
LGA(s)City of Casey
State electorate(s)Cranbourne
Federal Division(s)Holt
Suburbs around Cranbourne West:
Lyndhurst Lyndhurst Cranbourne North
Skye Cranbourne West Cranbourne
Langwarrin Cranbourne South Botanic Ridge

Cranbourne West has developed since the 1990s, and in 2006 had a new shopping centre opened called 'The Sandhurst Centre', on the corner of Duff Street and Monahans Road.

The Year 7-12 private Catholic School, St Peters College, is situated on Sladen Street in the far south of the suburb.

The Cranbourne West Development Plan was released in 2008 by the City of Casey and includes a large parcel of land bounded by Thompsons Road to the North, Evans Road to the East, Western Port Highway to the West, and the recently partially-built Ballarto Road and the Urban Growth Boundary (as of 2012) to the south. the new development currently as of 2020 has a part of the planned large industrial area, a new Shopping Centre with a Woolworths Supermarket, housing, a network of parks and pathways, a primary school, and a planned secondary college. Low-density housing is provided for at the south of the parcel north of the Urban Growth Boundary.[2][3]

There are a range of allied health professionals in the Cranbourne West area with great reputations, including myotherapy and reformer pilates at Casey Myotherapy and Health, osteopathy at Cranbourne Osteopathy, and remedial massage at Melbourne Muscle Medics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Cranbourne West (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 17 November 2017.  
  2. ^ City Of Casey
  3. ^ Growth Areas Authority