|Length||3.3 km (2.1 mi)|
|Tourist routes||Tourist Drive 200 (Kings Park)|
Thomas Street is a major northeast-southwest road in the Perth suburbs ofand , connecting Winthrop Avenue with Loftus Street. These roads, together with London Street further north, form State Route 61, which links Crawley with West Perth and Yokine.
Subiaco (known colloquially as Subi) is an inner western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, north-west of Kings Park. Its local government area is the City of Subiaco.
West Perth is an inner suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia.
Winthrop Avenue is a major north-south road in the Perth suburbs of Nedlands and Crawley. For most of its length, the road travels alongside the south-western edge of Kings Park, connecting Thomas Street with Stirling Highway, Mounts Bay Road, and the University of Western Australia's Crawley campus. It is the southernmost section of State Route 61, which links Crawley with West Perth and Yokine.
The road is named after James Thomas, the Director of Public Works 1876 to 1884.
James Henry Thomas was a civil engineer who was Director of Public Works in Western Australia from 1876 to 1884.
A railway station, to be located at the corner of Thomas Street and Subiaco Road, was proposed in 1892.There were mixed responses from the public, but the construction costs would have been too expansive due to the steep grade. An alternative site was selected nearby, at Kimberley Street. West Leederville railway station opened there on 12 July 1897.
West Leederville station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is located on the Fremantle line, 2.7 kilometres from Perth station on the boundary between West Leederville and Subiaco. It was the main station for the former Subiaco Oval containing a special event platform no longer in use.
In 1939, there were calls for the road to be rebuilt and upgraded to dual carriageway standard in the vicinity of Kings Park.In 1940, a plan for construction of the second carriageway was announced by the King's Park Board, the Perth City Council and the Subiaco Municipal Council. The councils would be jointly responsible for the building of the road, with the King's Park Board responsible for the clearing of vegetation. The resumption of a strip of land along the edge of the park needed for the works was approved by an Act of Parliament.
Kings Park is a 400.6-hectare (990-acre) park overlooking Perth Water and the central business district of Perth, Western Australia.
Thomas Street's southern terminus is a traffic light controlled intersection with Winthrop Avenue and Aberdare Road in Shenton Park, at the north-eastern corner of the Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre, where Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital is located. The road follows the edge of Kings Park for 2.1 kilometres (1.3 mi) as a six lane dual carriageway, heading in a north-easterly direction to West Perth. North of Kings Park, Thomas Street narrows to a four lane single carriage, with a narrow median strip. It forms the boundary between Subiaco to the west and West Perth to the east of the road. After 600 metres (2,000 ft), the street passes by Princess Margaret Hospital, located between Hay Street and Roberts Road. This section is also part of State Route 65 westbound. The road's northern terminus is situated 600 metres (2,000 ft) further northeast, at its intersection with Loftus Street and Railway Parade. The major intersections along the road are controlled by traffic lights, with the exception of Murray Street.
The Queen Elizabeth II Medical Centre (QEIIMC), commonly known as just QEII, is a medical campus in Perth, Western Australia, situated in the suburb of Nedlands directly adjacent to Kings Park. It contains Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, the Perth Children's Hospital, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, and various smaller facilities.
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH) is a teaching hospital located in Nedlands, Western Australia.
A dual carriageway or divided highway is a class of highway with carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation. Roads with two or more carriageways which are designed to higher standards with controlled access are generally classed as motorways, freeways, etc., rather than dual carriageways.
King's Park Road is situated in West Perth in Western Australia. It was once known as Brooking Street. It runs as a boundary between the suburbs of West Perth and Kings Park, from the west end of Malcolm Street to the corner of Bagot Road, Subiaco and Thomas Street, West Perth.
Hay Street is a major road through the CBD of Perth, Western Australia, and adjacent suburbs. The street was named after Robert William Hay, the Permanent Under Secretary for Colonies. Sections of the road were called Howick Street and Twiss Street until 1897. One block in the central CBD section is now a pedestrian mall with extremely limited vehicular traffic, so that it is necessary to make a significant detour in order to drive the entire length of Hay Street.
Murray Street is one of four main east-west roads within the Perth central business district.
The 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Perth, Western Australia, from 22 November to 1 December 1962. Athletic events were held at Perry Lakes Stadium in the suburb of Floreat and swimming events at Beatty Park in North Perth. They were held after the 1962 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games for wheelchair athletes.
Brand Highway is a 370-kilometre (230 mi) main highway linking the northern outskirts of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, to the port city of Geraldton in Western Australia's Mid West region. Together with North West Coastal Highway, it forms part of the Western Australian coastal link to the Northern Territory. The highway is a part of Australia's Highway 1, and is for the most part a single carriageway with one lane in each direction.
Mitchell Freeway is a 30-kilometre-long (19 mi) freeway in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, linking central Perth with the satellite city of Joondalup. It is the northern section of State Route 2, which continues south as Kwinana Freeway and Forrest Highway. Along its length are interchanges with several major roads, including Graham Farmer Freeway and Reid Highway. The southern terminus of the Mitchell Freeway is at the Narrows Bridge, which crosses the Swan River, and the northern terminus is at Hester Avenue, Clarkson, a suburb within the City of Wanneroo.
Leach Highway is a 23-kilometre (14 mi) east-west arterial highway in the southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, primarily linking Kewdale and Perth Airport with the city of Fremantle.
Leederville Oval is an Australian rules football ground located in Leederville, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. The ground is currently used as a home ground by two clubs: the East Perth Football Club and the Subiaco Football Club, both competing in the West Australian Football League (WAFL). The ground was previously home to the West Perth Football Club from 1915 to 1993, before the club moved to Arena Joondalup, its current home ground. The ground is serviced by the Joondalup railway line, with the nearest stop being the Leederville station.
Alexander Drive is a major north-south road in the northeastern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, connecting Perth's central business district (CBD) with Edith Cowan University's Mount Lawley campus and the Malaga industrial area, as well as new development suburbs to Perth's northeast, and is amply served by Transperth bus routes, including the 360, 361 and 362. Alexander Drive was named after Mr S.B. Alexander, a former Wanneroo Road Board member. Alexander Drive runs through the following local government areas City of Wanneroo, City of Swan, City of Bayswater and City of Stirling
Scarborough Beach Road is an arterial northwest-southeast road located in the inner northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia. It connects North Perth to Scarborough Beach, and is mostly a single carriageway road, with two or three lanes in each direction. The road is the western section of State Route 75, between Osborne Park and Scarborough, and a short section in Innaloo is also part of State Route 64.
Mueller Park is a park in Subiaco, Western Australia, situated between Perth Modern School and Subiaco Oval. It originally comprised the land area which included Subiaco Oval and in the early 1900s housed tennis, croquet, bowls, cricket and football clubs.
Mounts Bay Road is a major road in Perth, Western Australia, extending southwest from the central business district along the north bank of the Swan River, at the base of Kings Park.
The Perth tramway network served Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, from 1899 until 1958.
High Street is the main street running through the City of Fremantle, Western Australia. The street passes by historic landmarks, including the Round House, the Fremantle Town Hall, and the Fremantle War Memorial, through the Fremantle West End Heritage area and through two town squares. Trams operated along High Street for 47 years, between 1905 and 1952. Running east–west, High Street continues as Leach Highway, a major arterial road, at Stirling Highway, linking Fremantle with Perth Airport although the stretch of road between Stirling Highway and Carrington Street is known locally—and signed—as High Street.
Loftus Street is a major north-south road in the Perth suburbs ofand , connecting London Street with Thomas Street. These roads, together with Winthrop Avenue further south, form State Route 61, which links with and .
Newcastle Street is a road in Perth, Western Australia. It connects Leederville with East Perth, starting from Oxford Street and ending at Lord Street, crossing a number of roads leading north out of Perth including Loftus Street, Charles Street, Fitzgerald Street, William Street, and Beaufort Street.