Regents Park

Regents Park

Regents Park is is located 22 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district.

Regents Park is is located 22 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district.

Regents Park shares the postcode of 2143 with neighbouring suburbs Birrong and Potts Hill.

The suburb took its name from a local property built by Mr Peck and Mr Johnson in 1879, which they had named after Regent’s Park, in the north-west of London.

The area was originally part of a land grant to Joseph Hyde Potts and the first subdivision was made in 1880. When the school opened in 1899 it was known as Potts Hill School, but became Sefton Park School in 1907 when this area became known as Sefton Park. In 1929 it was changed to Regent Park School. The railway station opened in 1914 as Regents Park but the site was changed in 1924 when the line connected Lidcombe to Bankstown.

Regents park has a number of schools being

  • Regents Park Public School
  • Karningul School
  • Trinity Catholic College
  • St Peter Chanel Primary School
  • Regents Park Christian School

The Regents Park Football Club are a junior football club that plays in the Granville & District Soccer Football Association. The club's colours are maroon and Gold, and their home ground is Princes Park.[3]

Peter Skrzynecki - Australian Poet, who grew up in Regents Park. Notable works include 'Feliks Skrzynecki', based on his father[4], 'Regents Park' and '10 Mary Street'.

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