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Population 5,690 
OS grid reference NO389333
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNDEE
Postcode district DD3
Dialling code 01382
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Dundee West
Scottish Parliament
  • Dundee City West
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Coordinates: 56°29′16″N 2°59′38″W / 56.487815°N 2.993798°W / 56.487815; -2.993798

Downfield is a residential area located in the north of Dundee, Scotland, centred on the stretch of the Strathmartine Road between the Kingsway and the northern boundary of Dundee. The area is bordered by St Marys and Ardler to the west, Kirkton to the east and Fairmuir to the south.

Downfield is sometimes considered to be part of the neighbouring areas, although Downfield is retained in the name of the local parish "Downfield South", and by the bus route which services the area. It also had a local railway station, Baldovan railway station, later known as Baldovan and Downfield railway station, on the former Dundee and Newtyle Railway.

Transport services

Downfield is in the North Terminus for 22 Bus Service Downfield to City Centre.

Historically, Downfield had a railway station and tram links.

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