A highly desirable inner-city suburb of Sydney NSW, Alexandria is located only 4 km South of Sydney’s central business district.
An up-and-coming suburb, Alexandria is part of the Green Square district and currently undergoing substantial regeneration, thanks to an urban renewal project designed to create a more modern, urban lifestyle for local residents. As part of the project, retail, business and residential developments are underway and tipped to add significant benefit and value to people living in the area.
Alexandria is the perfect spot for commuters, heavily serviced by several Sydney bus routes to the Sydney CBD and surrounding areas, plus close proximity to two railway lines on the City Rail network. Green Square (Airport and East Hills line), Erskineville and St Peters railway stations (Bankstown Line) are all within easy walking distance from Alexandria, for easy access to a large number of destinations.
Alexandria is a suburb rich in tradition and culture. The suburb hosts a large Chinese community centre, known as the Yiu Ming Temple, heritage-listed in 1999, along with the terraced houses that line Retreat Street. Alexandria is also the headquarters of the Serbian Orthodox Church Diocese of Australia and New Zealand.
Community and Recreation
For those who love sports, Alexandria does not disappoint. Close by lives Sydney Park, a large recreational area on Alexandria’s western border. Local residents will also find Alexandria Park, McKell Playground, local tennis courts and Erskineville Oval conveniently close too.
To relax and unwind, Alexandria has no shortage of pubs. Local establishments include the Alexandria Hotel, Iron Duke Hotel, Buckland Hotel and the Parkview Hotel. For those who like to browse local markets, the South Sydney Markets is the perfect destination for fine produce and local handmade crafts. Although temporarily closed, the markets are generally open every Sunday 10am-3pm, offering plenty of children’s activities such as face painting and a zoo.
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