is an inner-city neighbourhood that’s full of juxtapositions. Fast emerging as
a stylish address, Waterloo is situated on the edge of expansive Moore Park.
Warehouse cafés, art galleries and designer stores are becoming the norm in a
neighbourhood that still has echoes of its industrial, working-class past.
Waterloo is a neighbourhood that’s caught in the midst of a
game of tug of war. Elements of its industrial and working-class past remain in
sharp contrast with the modern apartment complexes along the eastern side of
Waterloo. This is a neighbourhood that is becoming a highly valuable part of
Danks Street has attracted some big names in the arts and
design industries. High-end designer homeware stores sit alongside art
galleries in repurposed warehouses and new developments. Amidst all of this is
an enviable café and dining scene which offers an array of local and
With easy access to neighbouring Moore Park, a network of
bike trails and Waterloo Oval, locals can enjoy the great outdoors.
You don’t have to wander too far from home before you’re
immersed in other Sydney gems – whether it’s the thriving food destination of
Surry Hills or a cultural fix at Carriageworks. Waterloo has everything at its
Sprawling apartment complexes with cutting-edge design have
sprung up on the eastern side of Bourke Street, attracting professionals,
students and expats who enjoy easy access to neighbouring suburbs.
over to the western side of Elizabeth Street where terrace houses and cottages
are being renovated whilst other areas are yet to embrace gentrification.
Wellington and Phillip Streets and Lenton Parade are lined with tired looking
and renovated terrace houses and cottages, whilst government housing complexes
are situated around Raglan and George Streets.