Woodards Camberwell

The Camberwell Team

Snapshot

History

Camberwell received its name as a result of an early settler being reminded of the way three roads intersected in the south London district of Camberwell. The development that followed was a product of the expansion of Melbourne's suburban rail network in the 1880s.

The Prospect Hill area is adjacent to the railway station and is the oldest part of the suburb. The original subdivision was relatively generous blocks which were quickly filled with fine Victorian and Edwardian houses. Due to its hilly topography, many east-west streets in the Prospect Hill area have an excellent view of Melbourne's central business district.

Though the area was originally agricultural, Camberwell is now one of the most well-established of Melbourne's 'middle-ring' suburbs. There is almost no industrial land in Camberwell, and commercial uses are concentrated near the Burke Road precinct, which has long been one of the busiest in suburban Melbourne.

Today

Camberwell is 9 km east from Melbourne's CBD and is within the City of Boroondara with a postcode of 3124. The western, southern and eastern boundaries of the suburb generally follow Burke Road, Toorak Road and Warrigal Road respectively. The northern boundary generally follows Riversdale Road, except for an area in the northwest where it extends upwards to Canterbury Road, incorporating Camberwell, East Camberwell and Riversdale railway stations.

Camberwell is designated one of 26 Principal Activity Centres in the Melbourne 2030 Metropolitan Strategy.

Woodards specialises in real estate sales and leasing in Camberwell and the surrounding suburbs of Canterbury, Glen Iris, Ashburton, Mont Albert, Surrey Hills, Balwyn, Balwyn North, Hawthorn, Hawthorn East, Kew and Kew East.

 

Public Transport

Three tram routes cover Camberwell - 70, 72, and 75. Half-way up the shopping strip is Camberwell railway station, Melbourne, which services the Belgrave, Lilydale, and Alamein train lines. East Camberwell, Riversdale, Willison, and Hartwell stations also lie within the suburb's boundaries. Several bus routes also cover the area.

 

 

Education

-                 Siena College

-                 Camberwell Primary

-                 Hartwell Primary

-                 Fordham Avenue Kindergarten Association

-                 Our Lady of Victories Primary

Demographics

Camberwell Demographics June 2016

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