Clayton South, Victoria

Clayton South
MelbourneVictoria
Clayton South is located in Melbourne
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Clayton South
Population: 10,644 (2006)[1]
Postcode: 3169
Area: 8.3 km² (3.2 sq mi)
Location: 20 km (12 mi) from Melbourne
LGA: City of Kingston
State District: Clayton
Federal Division: Chisholm, Hotham
Suburbs around Clayton South:
Oakleigh South Clayton Mulgrave
Clarinda Clayton South Springvale
Heatherton Dingley Village Springvale South

Clayton South is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Kingston. At the 2006 Census, Clayton South had a population of 10,644.

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History

Clayton South Post Office opened on 15 July 1929 and closed in 1976. Westall Post Office opened in 1960 near the station and closed in 1971.[2]

Transport

Westall Road runs North and South through Westall. There is a large bridge over the railway line. Several bus routes pass through the suburb and drop passengers off at the shops near the Westall railway station.

Schools

  • Westall Secondary College
  • Clayton South Primary School
  • St Andrew's Primary School

Retail

There are a small number of shops located on Rosebank Avenue. Many of which include Australian Post Office, a local milkbar, a computer store, a pizza restaurant, a fish and chip store, a local cellar, and a newsagency.

Development of new homes

Recently[when?] a new residential estate has been opened for business. It is called The Village, and is on previously vacant land between Rosebank Avenue, Moore Avenue and very close to Westall railway station.

Sport

Golfers play at the course of the Spring Valley Golf Club on Heatherton Road.[3]

References

External links

Kingston City Council

Coordinates: 37°56′49″S 145°07′23″E / 37.947°S 145.123°E / -37.947; 145.123


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