Kensington, Western Australia facts for kids
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||4,273 (2006 census)|
|Location||3 km (2 mi) from Perth|
|LGA(s)||City of South Perth|
|State electorate(s)||South Perth|
Kensington was named after the former Kensington Park Racecourse, which was most likely named after William Samuel Cox's Kensington Park Racecourse, in Melbourne. The suburb is bounded by Canning Highway to the west, Berwick Street to the north, Kent Street to the east, and Hayman Road and South Terrace to the south.
Senior and Tertiary Education
Kensington contains Wesley College's playing fields at Morris Mundy Reserve. It borders Perth's Technology Park and Curtin University, named after former Australian prime minister John Curtin. Kensington also contains Kensington Primary School.
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