Beckenham, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBeckenham
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||7,518 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,296/km2 (3,360/sq mi)|
|Area||5.8 km2 (2.2 sq mi)|
|Location||13 km (8 mi) from the Perth CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Gosnells|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Hasluck|
Beckenham is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Gosnells.
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. 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. In 2013 Beckenham house values increased by 14.30%.
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