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Chigwell
HobartTasmania
Postcode: 7011
LGA: City of Glenorchy
Suburbs around Chigwell:
Claremont Claremont
Glenlusk Chigwell Berriedale
Berriedale Rosetta

Chigwell is a suburb in the 'northern suburbs' area of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania, Australia. The suburb is situated between the suburbs of Berriedale, Claremont and Glenlusk. The suburb shares its border with Berriedale along the Brooker Highway and the streets north of Berriedale Rd. Until the late 1990s, the suburb boundary was closer to the main road.

The suburb shares with adjacent suburbs range of older hpuses and properties.

The area was originally made up of public housing, however much of the public housing stock has now been sold to private owners. The suburb is considered both a lower and middle class socio-economic area, typical of many of the suburbs within Glenorchy City Council

Chigwell primary school had its name changed to the Mt Faulkner primary school

It is the location of the Metro Claremont home ground.


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