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Meet My Suburb - Northmead

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Northmead is a small suburb in Western Sydney located next door to the thriving metropolis of Parramatta. It's only 26 kms from Northmead to the centre of Sydney. It was originally a farming area deriving its name from being the meadow (mead), north of Old Government House in Parramatta.



Meet My Suburb - Northmead


Parks/Playgrounds

Arthur Phillip Park - 2a Edward Street

Sporting Fields
Toilets
Playground
Exercise Equipment
Picnic/BBQ Facilities

Burlington Memorial Park - 23 Boundary Road

Off Leash Dog Area
Picnic Facilities

Charles Herbert Reserve - 12b Whitehaven Road

Playground

John Hourigan Reserve - Lodore Place

Playground

Northmead Reserve - Elizabeth Crescent

Sporting Fields
Playground
Toilets
Car Park

Otto Losco Reserve - 2a Allambie Avenue

Playground - fenced
Walking/Scooter Track

Pye Avenue Reserve - Pye Avenue

Playground

Robin Hood Park - 74 Sherwood Street

Playground

Ventura Road Reserve - Ventura Road

Playground
Next to cafe

Willsford Homes Reserve - 8a Kleins Rd

Playground
Bike/Scooter Path
Picnic Facilities



Meet My Suburb - Northmead


Shopping

Northmead Shopping Centre - small shopping centre with excellent florist, fruit & vegetable market plus a bakery, IGA supermarket, party supply shops, optometrist and medical centre
The Junction - Hungry Jacks, Hogs Breath Cafe, Subway, XS Espresso plus a range of furniture, sporting and car stores
Ventura Rd Shops - small suburban shops with a hairdresser, cafe, real estate agent and takeaway shops
Westfield Parramatta - the closest major shopping centre which is a 5 minute drive away



Meet My Suburb - Northmead
Cafe Ventura


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Schools

The Hills School - a school for children with special needs



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Northmead High School


Daycare/Preschools




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Whiz Kidz


Medical Facilities

Westmead Public Hospital and Westmead Childrens Hospital - closest hospitals

Northmead Medical Centre - 1 Kleins Road
Twinkle Medical Centre - 2 Campbell Street
Northmead Family Medical Centre - 72 Hammers Road

Local Council

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City of Parramatta

Churches


Family Friendly Eateries



Meet My Suburb - Northmead


NBC Sports Club - outdoor play area for kids
Enzos Cucina - delicious Italian eatery with kids corner
XS Espresso - the most incredible mega shakes and babycinos
Cafe on Ventura - right next to a small playground
Coffee Embassy - chalkboards for kids to use and a little kids menu
Pancakes on the Rocks - awesome pancakes for the whole family

Transport

Bus to Parramatta where there is a transport hub with trains, ferries and buses to all over Sydney

Police

The closest station is in Parramatta at 95 Marsden Street.
Tel: (02) 9633 0799 or "000" in an emergency

Family Friendly Activities

Ultimate Sydney - a huge family fun play centre
Floral Crown Birthday Parties at Floral Expressions



Meet My Suburb - Northmead


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