Vulture Street, Brisbane

Vulture Street is a road in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It connects the inner southern suburbs. Its eastern segment is known as Vulture Street East.

Vulture Street

QCH Construction on Vulture Street (5076480199).jpg
Intersection of Stanley Street (left and center) and Vulture Street (right) before the construction of the new Queensland Children's Hospital
General information
TypeRoad
Length4.5 km (2.8 mi)
Route number(s)
Major junctions
West endMontague Road West End, near Davies Park
East end Vulture Street East (State Route 41), East Brisbane, near the Gabba
Location(s)
LGA(s)City of Brisbane
Major suburbsWest End, South Brisbane, Woolloongabba, East Brisbane
Open Street Map - Vulture Street, 2015

GeographyEdit

Vulture Street commences at a junction with Montague Road, West End (27°28′48″S 153°00′19″E / 27.4801°S 153.0052°E / -27.4801; 153.0052 (Vulture Street, West End)) and then travels east through West End, South Brisbane, Kangaroo Point and East Brisbane, where it terminates at a junction at Stanley Terrace (27°29′13″S 153°03′00″E / 27.4870°S 153.0501°E / -27.4870; 153.0501 (Vulture Street East, East Brisbane)) being unable to go further east due to Norman Creek. It is known as Vulture Street East from east of the intersection with Wellington Road in East Brisbane. It is 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) long.[1]

Significant landmarks and junctionsEdit

Vulture Street has a number of significant landmarks and junctions, including (from west to east):

intersection with Gladstone Road and Ernest Street
overbridge across the Beenleigh and Cleveland railway lines
intersection with Stanley Street
overbridge across the Pacific Motorway
intersection with Main Street
intersection with Wellington Road (becomes Vulture Street East)

In popular cultureEdit

The rock band Powderfinger produced an album Vulture Street which was named after the band's first recording studio in Vulture Street, West End.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vulture Street". Google Maps.
  2. ^ "Powderfinger". rage (TV program). Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 24 August 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2015.