Location: Where is Kingswood Park?
Kingswood Park, New South Wales Australia, is located north of the Western Railway Line and the suburb of Penrith, to the west of Cambridge Park and to the south of Cranebrook. The Nepean Rugby Union Oval offers a green belt on its western boundary. Kingswood Park is an extremely hilly suburb, which provides commanding and scenic views of Penrith and the Blue Mountains. It is one of the smallest suburbs in size within the City. It is a residential area, providing easy access to the Penrith CBD.
Postcode: 2750 Distance from Sydney: 53.5 km NW
- Kingswood Park Public School: Caloola Ave, Kingswood Park NSW 2747.
Ph: (02) 4721 4414; Fax (02) 4721 0904.
Origin of the place name – Kingswood Park Kingswood Park is a neighbourhood of Kingswood. Its neighbourhood status was given in early 1976, as the area had developed considerably during the 1960s with the opening of several housing estates. The area is bounded by Coreen Avenue, Arakoon Avenue, Illawong Avenue, Andrews Road and Parker Street. The name Kingswood Park is an extension of the suburban place name, Kingswood, and was created to name expanding residential development in the area.
|1831||Phillip Parker King granted 1500 acres in this area naming it St Stephens|
|1970||Kingswood Park residential underway|
|1971||August||Kingswood Park School officially opened|
|1976||Kingswood Park granted neighbourhood status|
|1981||August||Kingswood Park School improvements announced|
|1995||October||New Kingswood Park Neighourhood Centre announced|
|1996||December||Kingswood Park Public School won a special award (Exemplary School Practices Award) for its achievements in establishing a strong learning community|
For photos and more information on Kingswood Park, search Penrith City Library’s catalogue using an All Resources search.
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Nepean District Historical Society, From Castlereagh to Claremont Meadows: Historical Places of Penrith City Council, Penrith, 1997.
Parr, Lorna, A History of the Nepean and District Street Names, Nepean District Historical Society, Penrith, 1990.
Parr, Lorna, Penrith Calendar, Nepean District Historical Society, 1987.
Stacker, Lorraine Pictorial history: Penrith & St Marys, Kingsclear Books, 2002.
Stevenson, Colin R., Place Names and their Origins within the City of Penrith, Penrith City Council, Penrith, 1985.