Maida Vale, Western Australia
Maida Vale is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kalamunda. Kalamunda Road runs through the suburb. Its first European settler was William Henry Mead who arrived in 1873, building a home in the Ridge Hill area and establishing an orchard named Orangedale. It was named in 1910 after a property name of another settler, WH McCormack. The name is believed to be derived from the eponymous area of west London.
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||4,499 (2016 census)|
|Location||22 km (14 mi) from Perth,|
|LGA(s)||City of Kalamunda|
Within the suburb there is a primary school (Maida Vale Primary School), a golf course, numerous parks/ovals (including a Seventh Day Adventist church ground and caravan park), small shops including a BP Petrol station, and a heated swimming pool. The suburb retains areas of natural bushland and is not completely built-up with housing, although there are plans to increase housing with expansion on the Crystal Brook housing estate. Maida Vale is home to a rare flower named the Maida Vale Bell.