Essendon Suburb Profile

Essendon 3040, City of Mooney Valley

Filled with restaurants and cafes this would have to be the centre point of activity in the region. Venture out and enjoy the nightlife as streets blossom with a lively atmosphere. Classy bars and clubs offer a convenient place to enjoy an evening out with friends.

Easy access to public transport provides the best of both worlds. Enjoy the tranquility of living close to the hills, yet with public transport close enough to take you right into the heart of the city with ease. Local shops and supermarkets offer convenient shopping. The suburb also offers diverse living with ever changing streetscapes catering for both first home buyers right through to luxurious, up market living.

Essendon Shopping Precincts

Essendon Parks, Sporting Fields & Playgrounds

  • Bradshaw Street Reserve (playground)
  • Buckley Park (sporting grounds & playground)
  • Carlyle Reserve (playground)
  • Clarinda Park (playground)
  • Cliff Allison Reserve (public BBQs & playground)
  • Coleman Mews (playground)
  • Cross Keys Reserve (sporting grounds)
  • Five Mile Creek Reserve (public BBQs & playground)
  • L T Thompson Reserve (public BBQs & playground)
  • Lincoln Park (public BBQs & playground)
  • Montgomery Park (public BBQs & playground)
  • Woodlands Park (public BBQs & playground)

Essendon Government Schools

Essendon Private Schools

Essendon Public Transport

The 59 tram provides public transport along Mount Alexander Road and Keilor Road to the city. View timetable
Train services are available from Essendon Station on Rose Street, Glenbervie Station on Glass Street and Strathmore Station on Woodland Street railway stations on the Craigieburn railway line.
Bus services are also available from Essendon Station with several routes ending at the station or continuing through to Moonee Ponds.
The suburb is bordered on the south west by the Maribyrnong River Trail, and on the east and north by the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail. Both are used for commuting and recreational cycling.