Beldon, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBeldon
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||3,943 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,790/km2 (4,600/sq mi)|
|Area||2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)|
|Location||25 km (16 mi) NNW of Perth|
|LGA(s)||City of Joondalup|
The suburb has two main shopping precincts. The Belridge City shopping centre is located in the northern part of the suburb. Beldon Shopping Centre is located to the western side and is the original shopping centre in the suburb having opened on 5 December 1977 as Mullaloo Woolworths. In 1991, Belridge Professional Centre was opened and currently has chiropractic, medical, physiotherapy and veterinary facilities. The Belridge shopping centre opened in July 1994.
The suburb hosts two schools. Beldon Primary School which opened in 1985 and Belridge Senior High School which opened in 1991 and was fully established in 1995.
The suburb is served by the 463 Transperth bus route, as well as two others, the 462 and 464, that all start and end at the Joondalup and Whitfords railway stations.
Though not directly served, the nearest train station is Edgewater railway station which is part of the Joondalup line.
Beldon is located in between two major North-South arteries, Marmion Avenue to the west and the Mitchell Freeway to the east. Adjacent to the north is Ocean Reef Road which connects Beldon to the beach in the west (about 3 km) and inland parts, such as the Swan Valley.
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