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Overview Birkdale is a seaside suburb located within the local region of Redland City. To its north is Waterloo Bay, south is Alexandra Hills and Capalaba, east is Wellington Point and the city of Brisbane, and west is Tingalpa Creek. Birkdale is known for its canal-style residential property development called Aquatic Development, Wellington Manor's retirement village, and a railway station built in the 1800s. In 2016, the population of Birkdale was 14,498.
Living in Birkdale Living is a relaxing experience in Birkdale, as it has access to a variety of amenities and necessities within the suburb. The Birkdale railway station is part of the Queensland Rail City network, so travelling is not a worry for the people of this town. There are educational institutions, medical facilities, sports clubs and centres, parks, reserves and a couple of cycleways. Additionally, Birkdale boasts its clean surroundings as one of Redlands Waste Transfer Stations is located in the area to promote environmental responsibility.
History of Birkdale In 1889, a railway was constructed in what is known today as Birkdale, and it was named as such. Eventually, the suburb was named by William Thorne, a local landlord born in Birkdale, England. However, it was also widely believed that Birkdale got its name from James Baron's property called "Birkdale House," found in Roger Street.
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The postcode for Birkdale, QLD is 4159