Westmead

Suburb Profile

Overview

The king of convenience, Westmead is one of Western Sydney’s most practical postcodes. Located just west of Parramatta, it stands out as a health and education hub that professionals, students and families of all sizes call home. Lively yet peaceful, it’s close to just about everything and has a strong community spirit.

Locals have top-notch facilities at their fingertips. The suburb boasts some of the city’s best hospitals, medical centres and specialists, including Westmead Private Hospital and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Along with the University of Western Sydney campus, it has a range of primary and high schools, making it very family-friendly. Locals take full advantage of the parks, playgrounds and sporting grounds scattered all over the suburb, such as Sydney Smith Park. Westmead Shopping Village has a string of stores and eateries, with more shopping, dining and entertainment options just minutes away in Parramatta.

The suburb is well-serviced by public transport. There is a train station in Westmead (with 30-minute services into the city), and another one in Parramatta. Buses operate regularly, and drivers can quickly reach the suburb via the M4 Motorway or Great Western Highway. 

Schools servicing the Westmead area:

Mother Teresa Primary School

Palm Avenue School

Parramatta Marist High School

Redbank School

Sacred Heart Primary School

Sydney West International College

The Children’s Hospital School

Westmead Christian Grammar School

Westmead Public School

Distance from CBD:

Parramatta CBD: 2.5km

Sydney CBD: 26km

Transport:

Westmead Train Station sits on the main Western Line, Cumberland Line and Blue Mountains Line.

Buses also run regularly in all directions, and there are express services during peak times.  

Amenities:

Cumberland Hospital

MJ Bennett Reserve

Shannon’s Paddock

Sydney Smith Park

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Westmead Private Hospital

Westmead Progress Hall

Westmead Shopping Village

Events:

Farmers Markets at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead – a fortnightly market selling fresh produce, health products and flowers

Parramatta Winterlight – Sydney’s largest winter festival boasts a skating rink, slides, rides and ice dancing performances

Sundays at Westmead Tavern – the local haunt offers a BBQ roast, as well as live entertainment and face painting for the kids

Sydney Festival – Parramatta and Western Sydney host the ‘Circus City’ program, as well as family theatre, art installations and live music

 

The Crescent Summer Series – in the warmer months, this outdoor amphitheatre hosts concerts by Australian and international artists

Wistaria Gardens Festival – an annual fete and fundraiser to celebrate spring, with floral displays, food stalls, and family-friendly activities 

Local Listings

Westmead, NSW

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Westmead, NSW

1209/91B-101 Bridge Road

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Auction Thu 30 Aug 2018, 06:00pm

Wentworthville, NSW

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Wentworthville, NSW

17/23 Veron Street

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$595,000

Wentworthville, NSW

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Wentworthville, NSW

Unit 21/23 Veron Street

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$475,000

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