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Hove
AdelaideSouth Australia
Population: 2,940
Postcode: 5048
LGA: City of Holdfast Bay
State District: Bright
Federal Division: Boothby
Suburbs around Hove:
Gulf St Vincent North Brighton
Gulf St Vincent Hove Warradale
Gulf St Vincent Brighton

Hove is a coastal suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It is situated north of Brighton, west of Warradale, and south of North Brighton. Running along the west of the suburb is the Esplanade, a street with numerous townhouses with views of the Gulf St Vincent. The suburb is bisected by its major thoroughfare, Brighton Road. Property prices are generally higher on the coastal side of Brighton Road.

Public transport

The Seaford railway line serves most of the suburb's public transport needs with the Hove railway station situated just off Brighton Road. The 262, 263 and 265 bus routes which run from the Adelaide CBD to Westfield Marion via Glenelg also serve the suburb.

Landmarks

Major landmarks within the suburb include Brighton Road Oval, Marymount College and Townsend House, an iconic building which provides services for the hearing and sight impaired. The oldest landmark in Hove is the Brighton Town Hall that was constructed in 1869. It was the civic centre for 90 years and the birthplace of local government. It still stands at the Hove rail crossing at 388 Brighton Road.


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