Bayswater lies on the north side of the Swan river just 6km for Perth. It is colloquially known as the ‘Garden City’. The size of Bayswater is approximately 10 square kilometres. It has 22 parks covering nearly 6% of total area.
Just six stops from Perth train station, Bayswater attracts city workers and young independents looking for a smooth ride into the CBD, plus mature and established families in search of a bit of elbow room. There are old-timers here too, living alone or in couples, who’ve been here for generations. In general, people in Bayswater work in a professional occupation.
The population of Bayswater in 2006 was 12,161 people. By 2016 the population was 14,432 showing a population growth of 18.6% in the area during that time.
Suburban development began following the opening of the railway in 1891.The suburb has retained many period homes, with many undergone sympathetic renovations, properties along the river side of Bayswater are always sought after.
The Eric Singleton bird sanctuary and Riverside Gardens are popular attractions with a large play area at Riverside gardens and B-B-Q facilities make for a great family day out.
There are 2 train stations one in Bayswater village and Meltham station located in Railway Pde at the end of Grand Promenade.