Glenwood

Glenwood

Glenwood is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Glenwood is located 33 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district in the local government area of the City of Blacktown. Glenwood is part of the Hills District and Greater Western Sydney region.

Postcode: 2768


History
Glenwood takes its name from an historic property in the area, named 'Glenwood Park' in the 1940s, but previously known as Norfolk Vale (1846–1882), and Sorrento (1882–1941). It was formally recognised as a suburb in 1996.

It is noted as the first site to be developed within the Rouse Hill Development area.

 

Parks

  • Alwyn Lindfield Reserve
  • Cornucopia Reserve
  • Ernie Ireland Reserve
  • Exeter Farm Reserve
  • Glenwood Reserve
  • Knightsbridge Reserve
  • Laing Reserve
  • Refalo Reserve
  • Reserve 782

 

 

Sporting Fields

Valentine Sport Park, Valentine Sport Park, at which the headquarters of Football NSW are located, in Glenwood is a multipurpose sporting complex which caters for various groups, as well as individuals.

 

Sporting clubs

Sporting clubs in the Glenwood suburb include:

  • Rugby League
  • Northwest Hurricanes Junior Rugby League Club
  • St Patricks Blacktown Junior Rugby League Club
  • Netball
  • Glenwood Netball Club
  • Association Football
  • Glenwood Redbacks Soccer Club
  • Rugby Union
  • Blacktown Warriors Rugby Union Football Club
  • Norwest "Bulls" Junior Rugby Union Club

 

 

Schools

Glenwood High School

Website: https://glenwood-h.schools.nsw.gov.au/

 

Caddies Creek Public School

Website: https://caddiescrk-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/

 

Parklea Public School

Website: https://parklea-p.schools.nsw.gov.au/

 

Holy Cross Primary School

Website: http://www.hcglenwood.catholic.edu.au/

 

 

Transport

The Westlink M7 Motorway runs along the border of the suburb and provides a link to the M2 Hills Motorway.

 

Served by the Metro train at Bella Vista and Norwest, with high frequency services to Macquarie Park and Chatswood.

 

Hillsbus provides services to Rouse Hill, Parramatta, Blacktown and Castle Hill.

 

Property

The median house price in Glenwood last year was $955,000. Established Couples & Families make up the largest percentage of people living in Glenwood followed by Maturing Couples & Families and Older Couples & Families.

 

*Sourced from Wikipedia and Realestate.com