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Suburb Profile: Parklea

Overview

The name dates from the 1880s when the property known as Parklea was subdivided. It had developed into a small village by the 1920s. The suburb was named by the subdividers in the early 1900s and is well known for the major Sydney landmark of Parklea Markets.

Markets

Parklea Markets, Sunnyholt Road Glenwood
Growers Market Rouse Hill Town Centre 4th Saturday of the month
Growers Market Castle Hill Showground 2nd Saturday of the month

Transport

The Local area is well suited for public transport with train stations located at Quakers Hill, Marayong, Schofields and Seven Hills. Both Quakers Hill & Schofields Stations have gone under major renovations & both have had additional parking as part of this.

We also have easy access to the T-way allowing easy access to all major hubs including the City, Parramatta & Blacktown. During the summer months there are special services running to the beaches. Busways and Westbus companies service the area.

Child Care

The local area has a variety of child care on offer from learning centres to long day care to home run services. Ask our agent for the closest childcare to the property you are enquiring on.

Schools

Local Council

Blacktown City Council www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au 9839 6000

Local Shopping Centres

Quakers Hill Shopping Centre, Farnham Road Quakers Hill
Quakers Court, Falmouth Road Marayong
Stanhope Shopping Centre, Sentry Drive Stanhope Gardens
Glenwood Shopping Centre, Glenwood Park Drive Glenwood
Kings Langley Shopping Centre, James Cook Drive Kings Langley
Norwest Market Town, Norwest Blvd Norwest
A new centre is planned for opposite the new Schofields train station

Regional Shopping Centres Including Movie Theatres

Westpoint Blacktown, Patrick Street Blacktown
Castle Towers Castle Street, Castle Hill
Rouse Hill Town Centre, Windsor Road Rouse Hill
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