Considering a move to Chippendale, NSW 2008? It's a good first step to discover if the suburb meets your requirements when it comes to lifestyle and budget. The Homes.com.au suburb profile focuses on providing the best information on Chippendale median property prices, market trends & demographics to enable you to make a smart decision on your future purchase.
Whether you are upsizing or downsizing to Chippendale, have a little read of our history lesson to discover more about the lifestyle and what makes this suburb a worthy option.
Overview Chippendale is a small inner-city suburb of Sydney, right at the southern tip of the city’s central business district. It is located in the LGA of the City of Sydney and is neighboured by the suburbs of Glebe, Ultimo, Haymarket, Camperdown, Surrey Hills, Darlington, and Redfern.
Based on the 2016 census, Chippendale is home to 8,617 residents.
Living in Chippendale Chippendale has a unique hip vibe that offers a combination of fine dining, cheap eats, theatre and galleries.
The main commercial area of the suburb is a mixed-use of cafes, warehouses and smaller offices as it is just adjacent to the CBD. Residential and other local businesses are found on its western side.
Central Park is a redeveloped area in the suburb where the 168-year old Carlton & United brewery was once located. Situated here are commercial and residential spaces, One Central Park and a new park called Chippendale Green.
The University of Notre Dame Australia is located in Chippendale, and nearby is the University of Technology Sydney and TAFE NSW-Ultimo Campus.
History of Chippendale The original settlers of the area are the Gadigal people from the Dharug Nation. The suburb was named after the owner of the land, William Chippendale, who was granted a 95-acre estate in 1819. Chippendale then sold his property to emancipist and businessman Solomon Levey, whose heirs sold most of the land to William Hutchinson.
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