Bardwell Park

  • Suburb:Bardwell Park
  • Postcode:2207
  • Population:2,266
  • Municipality:Rockdale City Council

Bardwell Park is a leafy, predominantly residential area but features a small shopping centre around Hartill-Law Avenue and Slade Road, beside the Bardwell Park railway station. Local shops include the famous chicken shop, a new cafe, a cake shop, bottle shop, chemist, doctor’s surgery, a florist, two hairdressers and a barber shop. The Bardwell Park - Earlwood RSL is also located beside the railway station and includes a new gym and the club has undergone a funky renovation in October 2011. The station is only 500 m from the centre of Earlwood shopping centre with its buzzing cafe and restaurant strip and a Coles supermarket.

Bardwell Park railway station is on the East Hills line of the CityRail network. Bardwell Park is also serviced by bus services, including State Transit Authority route 473 from Campsie to Rockdale and route 491 from Five Dock to Hurstville.

The M5 South Western Motorway runs beneath parts of Bardwell Park in a 4 km tunnel. The nearest entrances to travel south-west towards Beverly Hills and Liverpool are located at Arncliffe and Bexley North. The nearest entrances to travel north-east towards Botany and the city are located at Kingsgrove and Arncliffe.

Bardwell Park is the only suburb in Sydney without traffic lights.

Schools within the area are, Bardwell Park infants school, Bexley North public school, Sydney Technical High School and Bethany College.