Penshurst

  • Suburb:Penshurst
  • Postcode:2222
  • Population:11693
  • Municipality:Hurstville City Council
Penshurst is bounded by the railway line in the north, King Georges Road in the east, Hillcrest Avenue in the south, and Renown Creek, Judd Street, Grove Avenue and Queens Lane in the west. Penshurst is an established residential area, with a commercial area near the railway station.

Major features of the area include Renown Park, McRaes Reserve and three schools being; Penshurst Girls High School, Penshurst Marist  High School and Penshurst public school.

Penshurst features low to medium density housing. It has a predominantly older population however it is increasingly being populated by a new generation of migrant families who are attracted by its proximity to Hurstville. Commercial developments are also found along Forest Road and King Georges Road. The main shopping centre is located around Penshurst railway station on Penshurst Street, Bridge Street and The Strand. The Penshurst area holds and IGA, Cheese cake shop, fitness facilities and a newsagent.  Penshurst RSL is also a great meeting place for local residents.

Penshurst transport facilities include a City rail railway station and bus service; making transport to and from the CBD convenient.