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Lakemba NSW – Suburb Profile
Lakemba is a vibrant, multicultural and
NSW suburb located just 15km south-west of the Sydney CBD. It is part of the City of Canterbury local government area. The suburb offers great transport links, fantastic coffee shops and restaurants, shopping centres, parks and playgrounds and – importantly – housing that is still affordable. With so much going for it, Lakemba is a popular suburb with first home buyers, renters and investors, both local and interstate.
Enjoy the cultural diversity
More and more people are discovering Lakemba’s
mix of ethnicities
. With settlers from an increasing number of different countries around Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific region making Lakemba their home, the variety of global wares and cuisines on offer in our shops, markets and restaurants is staggering.
Haldon Street Festival
, held every September, is a popular multicultural family event where visitors and residents can enjoy cultural performances, international cuisines and a great community spirit. The festival reflects exactly what Lakemba is all about.
You can experience the delightful sights, sounds, aromas and flavours of Lakemba’s multi-ethnic shops and restaurants every single day of the year. Lakemba really comes
alive after sunset
market stalls and al fresco dining
transform its main streets into a fun and lively outdoor shopping and eating experience, with many shops and restaurants open until midnight.
Median prices for houses and units in Lakemba are most affordable and compare favourably to other suburbs this close (15km) to the CBD.
Use this website to
for available homes and units or
if you have any questions.
Lakemba’s main facilities
: 15km south-west of Sydney CBD
: Lakemba Railway Station (Bankstown line) and RTA bus routes, ample free parking.
: 3 private schools and 4 public schools
Places of worship
: 12 places of worship of various denominations
: Haldon Street Strip shopping, including IGA and Aldi supermarkets
: Thai, African, Lebanese, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Korean, Indonesian
: Public library, Centrelink, healthcare providers, banks
Sports & recreation
Parks and playgrounds
Wiley Park Bicentennial Amphitheatre
Canterbury League Club
The community regularly comes together at
popular local events
including the Haldon Street Festival, Youth X Festival and Carols in the Park.
Any questions? Just ask
If you have any questions about living or investing in Lakemba, please get in touch with us. Knapton Property Agents’ office is right in the heart of Lakemba, opposite Lakemba Railway Station.