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Spreydon
Area
 • Total 1.1996 km2 (0.4632 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,432
 • Density 2,861.0/km2 (7,409.8/sq mi)

Spreydon is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand, 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) south-south-west of Cathedral Square. The most central street through Spreydon is Lyttelton Street. Spreydon is flanked by the suburbs Hoon Hay, Riccarton, and Lower Cashmere.

Spreydon was constituted as a borough in 1911. It merged into the city of Christchurch in 1921.

Facilities

Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre
Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre
  • Barrington Shopping Centre, Redeveloped in 2012 houses many shops including a major supermarket, pharmacy, The Warehouse, banks and post office as well as a number of other boutique and lifestyle stores.
  • Pioneer Leisure Centre, opened in 1978, is a council-owned and operated centre with swimming pools, an indoor sports stadium and a fitness centre.

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