Populated by 13,162 people, Burwood is a suburb that is an 11 km drive from the City Centre of Melbourne. Over 54% of its inhabitants were born in Australia. The local residents enjoy a great deal of conveniences. One of the most popular institutes of Australia, the Deakin University has its prestigious campus in Burwood, which accounts for the majority of student population residing in this suburb.
Being just 11 km from Melbourne CBD, Burwood is efficiently serviced by various forms of public transport. The Riversdale Road, the northern boundary of Deakin University, Eley Road and Gardiners Creek encloses the suburb on the northern side. Middlesborough Road to the east and Warrigal Road to the west bind the suburb. The southern part of the suburb runs in close distance to Carlyle and Zodiac streets, further along Gardiners Creek, which runs approximately aligned to Ashwood Drive, Highbury Road, Huntingdale Road, Montpellier Road and Arthur Street.
Door-to-door Burwood Car Rental Service
National Car and Truck rental provides door-to-door service in this suburb too. So even if you need a vehicle on short notice, you know whom to call!
Vision Australia purchased 41 acres of land on Burwood Highway in 1951 for a school, which opened in 1959. Formerly known as The Royal Victorian Institute of the Blind, the school had closed down in 2009. Now the site is replaced by Greenwood Business Park, and also a large housing development.
Burwood is home to some great parks for recreation and fitness activities. The Hill n Dale Park has been dubbed as a heaven for skateboarders and BMX riders, with multiple jumps and rails; you won’t know how time passes. Burwood also comprises of the Gardiners creek and Wattle Park, which has been listed as one of the heritage sites by Heritage Victoria. Burwood is home to the Wattle Park Golf Course. Operating for since more than 75 years, this 9 hole golf course is elegant and well equipped with a pro shop. Beautiful landscapes with a creek running through the middle, and a view of the city skyline, makes this a destination worth a visit. If you’re not in the mood for parks, Burwood has its main shopping centre located at the intersection of Warrigal Road and Burwood Highway. Here, you are bound to find what you’re looking for here.