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Berowra Heights
Sydney

New South Wales, Australia

Population: 5,269 [1]
Established: 1887
Postcode: 2082, 2081
Location: 39 km (24 mi) north-west of Sydney CBD
LGA: Hornsby Shire
State District: Hornsby
Federal Division: Berowra
Suburbs around Berowra Heights:
Berowra Waters Cowan
Berrilee Berowra Heights Brooklyn
Hornsby Heights Mount Kuring-gai Berowra


Berowra Heights is a suburb of northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Berowra Heights is located 39 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire and is part of the North Shore region. Berowra Heights is north-west of the suburb of Berowra and east of Berowra Waters.

HistoryEdit

Berowra is an Aboriginal word that means place of many winds.

Commercial areaEdit

Business is conducted in two shopping centres; the Village Green and Berowra Marketplace (Foodtown). Businesses include a Bendigo Bank Community Bank, Coles and IGA supermarkets, two pharmacies, a comprehensive medical centre and a range of restaurants. The Village Green is undergoing major reconstruction.

TransportEdit

Access to Berowra Heights is by road from Berowra, to the east, via Berowra Waters Road. Alternatively, the Berowra Waters Ferry, a car ferry, connects Berowra Waters with the western end of Berowra Waters Road. The Shorelink route 597 provides an hourly bus service from Berowra Heights to/from Hornsby railway station.

SchoolsEdit

Wideview Primary School, Berowra Christian Community School, St Bernards Primary School and Berowra Public School. The latter of which was established in 1894.

ServicesEdit

Bush fires present a very real threat for the Berowra area due to the proximity of bushland. Fire protection for urbanised parts of Berowra Heights is provided by Station 75 (Berowra) of the NSW Fire Brigades and supported by Community Fire Units. Fire protection for bushland parts of Berowra Heights is provided by the NSW Rural Fire Service, through the Berowra Rural Fire Brigade, currently located in High Street in Berowra.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollen, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8

External linksEdit



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