Berowra Heights

Berowra Heights, New South Wales

Berowra Heights is a suburb of northern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Berowra Heights is located 39 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Hornsby Shire and is part of the North Shore region. Berowra Heights is north-west of the suburb of Berowra and east of Berowra Waters.

History

Berowra is an Aboriginal word that means place of many winds.

Commercial Area

Business is conducted in two shopping centres; the Village Green and Berowra Marketplace (Foodtown). Businesses include a Bendigo Bank Community Bank, Coles and IGA supermarkets, two pharmacies, a comprehensive medical centre and a range of restaurants. The Village Green is undergoing major reconstruction.

Transport

Access to Berowra Heights is by road, either from Berowra Waters or from Berowra via Berowra Waters Road. The Shorelink route 597 has an hourly bus service from Berowra Heights to/from Hornsby railway station.

Schools

Berowra Public School, Wideview Primary School, Berowra Christian Community School, St Bernards Primary School.

Services

Fire protection for urbanised parts of Berowra Heights is provided by Station 75 (Berowra) of the NSW Fire Brigades. Fire protection for bushland parts of Berowra Heights is provided by the NSW Rural Fire Service, through the Berowra Rural Fire Brigade, currently located in High Street in Berowra.

See also

References

  • The Book of Sydney Suburbs, Compiled by Frances Pollen, Angus & Robertson Publishers, 1990, Published in Australia ISBN 0-207-14495-8

External links

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