BAYSWATER WA Suburb
Why it’s good to live in Bayswater
With a location just 6km from the CBD and nestled on the banks of the Swan River, Bayswater has the best of both worlds when it comes to location. Residents can catch the train on the Midland line to the city in a few short minutes, while spending weekends enjoying the vast riverside parklands that the suburb has to offer.
Bayswater has been going through somewhat of a gentrification over the last number of years, with young families and professionals moving into the area and building or restoring homes. The town centre has a number of cafés and a recently opened small bar. Its local clubs are very active with some offering entertainment and meals to local residents several nights a week.
From September 2019, the town centre will also host a weekly growers market every Saturday morning.
Bayswater residents can walk to local cafes and small bars located in the town centre. Bayswater is also part of an extensive bike path network with cyclists being able to travel as far as Ellenbrook or Fremantle all on the bike path network. The suburb is home to Riverside Gardens, one of Perth’s most popular off-lead dog parks.
Bayswater is home to a number of community groups who run fun events year round in the township of Bayswater.
Bayswater currently has two train stations on the Midland line (Bayswater and Meltham) which link up to the Transperth rail network. Commencing in 2020, Bayswater Station is set to have a brand new train station costing in excess of $150 million. Upon completion, the station will not only service the existing Midland line, but also the Forrestfield Airport Link, and the new Ellenbrook/Morley line. This will make the Bayswater train station one of the most important transport hubs in Perth.
Sports and recreation
Bassendean has a very active sporting community with a large number of clubs located within the suburb:
- ANA Rowing Club (Garratt Road Bridge)
- Bayswater Bowls and Recreation Club – includes bowls, street roller hockey as well as a number of community groups (Murray Street Bayswater).
- Bayswater Croquet Club (Murray Street Bayswater)
- Bayswater City Soccer Club (Cnr Garratt and Whatley Bayswater)
- Bayswater Football Club/Bayswater Junior Football Club (Coode Street Bayswater)
- Bayswater Morley Districts Cricket Club (Coode Street Bayswater)
- Bayswater Paddlesports Club
- Bayswater Tennis Club (Murray Street Bayswater)
- Variety of fitness gyms (F45, Snap)
Schools in Bayswater WA 6053
- Bayswater Primary School (K-6) – Murray Street Bayswater
- Hillcrest Primary (K-6) – Bayview Street Bayswater
- St Columba’s Primary School (K-6) – 32 Roberts Street Bayswater
Secondary Schools (located nearby)
- John Forrest Senior High School – Drake Street Morley
- Chisolm College – Beaufort Street Bedford
Who lives in Bayswater (2016 CENSUS SUMMARY)
- Population 14,432
- Median age of residents (years) 38
- Average household size (persons) 2
- Number of occupied dwellings 5,612
- Number of unoccupied dwellings 659
- Median weekly household income $1,705
- Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,100
- Total private dwellings 6,264
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