The largest town in the City of Vincent, Leederville was name after William Henry Leeder, who was the original grantee of the land. Only three kilometres away from Perth’s CBD, the urban and uniquely retro character of Leederville is a magnet for energy and liveliness.
You can find everything from coffee houses to fine dining restaurants, cinemas and boutiques on Leederville’s famous Oxford Street. There are plenty of places to have a good time, like the Garden or the Leederville Hotel, and the historic Luna Palace is always open for an ambient authentic cinema experience.
Brittania and Oxford Street Reserves are the perfect places for a stroll through nature, and the well known wetland of Lake Monger is right on your doorstep.
Leederville is well connected with Public Transport, with the train station centrally located on Oxford Street, Green Cat Buses on offer, and Transperth buses running through. The Mitchell Freeway is also right around the corner, and the Perth Bicycle Network is close by.
With it’s close proximity to the city and distinctive urban vibe, Leederville is most popular with the predominately working age group (25-49) who represent 61% of the demographic. Whilst those under the age of 19 represent 16% of the demographic, and the over 50’s 14%.
Couples without children rule the households of Leederville, representing almost 50% of the demographic, whilst couples with families and single people represent almost 20% each.
Aranmore Catholic College and Aranmore Catholic Primary School are the main local schools within the Leederville district. Close by Trinity College (East Perth) and Perth College (Mount Lawley), West Leederville Primary School and St Paul’s Primary School. Along Oxford Street there is also the North Metropolitan TAFE campus.
Other features include Leederville Oval, Leederville TAFE, Leederville Train Station and the Oxford Reserve.