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Fulham Gardens
AdelaideSA
Population: 5,942
5,911 (2001 Census)
Postcode: 5024
Location: 8 km (5 mi) W of Adelaide city centre
LGA: City of Charles Sturt
State District: Colton (2011)
Federal Division: Hindmarsh (2011)
Suburbs around Fulham Gardens:
Grange Seaton Seaton
Henley Beach Fulham Gardens Kidman Park
Henley Beach Fulham Lockleys

Fulham Gardens is a western suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Charles Sturt.

Geography

The suburb is on Tapleys Hill Road, with Grange Road as its northern boundary.

Demographics

The 2006 Census by the Australian Bureau of Statistics counted 5,942 persons in Fulham Gardens on census night. Of these, 49% were male and 51% were female.

The majority of residents (67.7%) are of Australian birth, with other common census responses being Italy (8.8%), Greece (5.6%) and England (3.2%).

The age distribution of Fulham Gardens residents is skewed higher than the greater Australian population. 72.9% of residents were over 25 years in 2006, compared to the Australian average of 66.5%; and 29.1% were younger than 25 years, compared to the Australian average of 33.5%.

Facilities and attractions

Shopping and dining

A shopping centre is located on Tapleys Hill Road with a Foodland, Chemist, Bakery and other small stores.

Parks

As well as a small portion of Torrens Linear Park in the southeast, there are several small parks and reserves scattered thought the suburb.

Fulham Gardens shares Collins Reserve with neighbouring Kidman Park.

Transportation

Roads

Fulham Gardens is serviced by Tapleys Hill Road, bisecting the suburb from north to south, and Grange Road, connecting the suburb to Adelaide city centre and the coast.

Public transport

Fulham Gardens is serviced by public transport run by the Adelaide Metro.

Buses

The suburb is serviced by the following bus routes:

  • 300
  • B10, B12
  • 287, 288
  • H31

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