Beckenham, Western Australia

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Beckenham
Perth,  Western Australia
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Beckenham
Coordinates 32°01′19″S115°57′14″E / 32.022°S 115.954°E / -32.022; 115.954 Coordinates: 32°01′19″S115°57′14″E / 32.022°S 115.954°E / -32.022; 115.954
Population7,518 (2016 census) [1]
 • Density1,296/km2 (3,357/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 6107
Area5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Location13 km (8 mi) from the Perth CBD
LGA(s) City of Gosnells
State electorate(s) Cannington
Federal Division(s) Division of Hasluck [2]
Suburbs around Beckenham:
East Cannington Welshpool Wattle Grove
Cannington Beckenham Kenwick
Ferndale Thornlie Maddington

Beckenham is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Gosnells.

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History

This suburb has seen many name changes. It was previously known as Buckingham, it once shared a "common usage" name of Waverley with East Cannington, and has one of the oldest and most well respected primary schools in Western Australia. [3] The Canning River runs along the southwestern outskirts of Beckenham. In 2011 Beckenham released many new divisions of land and was recently awarded a 4.5/5 star rating in a poll of best places to live in Australia. [4] In 2013 Beckenham house values increased by 14.30%. [5]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Beckenham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 March 2020. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. https://www.aec.gov.au/profiles/wa/hasluck.htm
  3. Carden, F.G. Along the Canning: A History of the City of Canning, City of Canning, 1st Edition 1968, 2nd edition, 1991,
  4. http://www.homely.com.au/beckenham-gosnells-perth-greater-western-australia
  5. http://reiwa.com.au/Research/Pages/Price-growth-by-suburb.aspx