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Dolls Point/Sandringham Town Centre

Profile
Dolls Point/Sandringham Town Centre
Public Transport and Parking
Local Businesses
History
Civic Pride
What's Happening in Dolls Point/Sandringham
Community Facilities
Council Services in the Town Centre
Your Thoughts on Dolls Point/Sandringham


Profile

Dolls Point/Sandringham is a neighbourhood centre based on the former tram route from Rockdale. It reflects the changing nature of retail and relaxation where people can meet over a coffee as well as have local services close to home.

Council has a comprehensive Community Profile based on the latest census.


Dolls Point/Sandringham Town Centre

Dolls Point/Sandringham Town Centre Map


Public Transport and Parking

Trains: Sydney Trains - Carlton and Kogarah Stations
Buses: Sydney Buses
Parking: Limited timed on street parking
Cycling and Walking: On-the-go map


Local Businesses

Dolls Point/Sandringham has a wide range of general retail and service stores:

- Sans Souci Library
- Doctors
- Take Away

- Post Office
- Caf├ęs
- Restaurants

- Pharmacy
- Dentist
- Delicatessen

- Hair & Beauty
- Supermarket
- Sailing Club


History

Development of the area dates originally from the late 1800s, although little growth occurred until the 1920s. Significant development occurred in the post-war years.

William Rust, originally of Sans Souci, moved to Strippers Point (named after the local bark stripping industry) in the 1870s, renamed it Sandringham and built the Prince of Wales Hotel. As an ardent Royalist, it is thought he chose the name to honour Edward VII, the Prince of Wales who in 1872 was also building a royal residence at Sandringham, in Norfolk, England.

A 1907 postcard of Scarborough (Primrose) House, Russell Avenue

Dolls Point was originally a deserted landscape, which was considered uninhabitable. The origins of the name are unclear but legend has it that it was named for an escaped convict who took shelter in the grim landscape to hide from the authorities.

Historical Photos and Articles - Dolls Point and Sandringham

Rockdale City Historical Film Footage


Civic Pride

Salon IzzardiIt is often quoted that "the most important thing a person can have - next to talent, of course - is a good hairdresser." At Salon Izzardi, hair stylist and proprietor Eric brings so much more to the local community, frequently sponsoring events at the local Primary and Secondary schools and soccer team.

Eric also provides exceptional customer service to the aged community, visiting Woolooware Respite Home to attend the frail and aged or providing a pickup and drop off service for his aged and infirm customers. In addition Eric is a regular donor to charities such as Care Flight Australia, House with No Steps and Boys Town.


What's Happening in Dolls Point/Sandringham

Improvements

Events

Every year, Council holds its Australia Day celebrations at Depena Reserve at Dolls Point, the highlight of which is a Citizenship Ceremony.

Please visit Council's Events page for activities in the wider City.

Library Events

Traffic

A series of parking reviews have been undertaken in recent years. Options for angled parking are still under consideration.


Sans Souci Library Community Facilities

Sans Souci Library
Opening Hours

Syd Frost Hall
Opposite 8 Hawthorn Street, Ramsgate
This facility was recently upgraded

Public Toilets



Council Services in the Town Centre

Item

Frequency

Cleaning

Manual Sweeping

Daily

Street Sweeping

Week Days

Street Litter Bin Collection

Daily (7) Mornings

Drain Cleaning

Inspected Annually
Works as required

Dumped Rubbish Collection

As Required

Graffiti

Report here now

Tree and Garden Maintenance

Weed Spraying

As Required

Tree Trimming

As Required

Garden Beds General Maintenance

Monthly

*subject to availability of resources on any given day


Peter Depena Reserve at Dolls Point5

Your Thoughts on Dolls Point/Sandringham

If you would like to provide feedback on your local area, please feel free to contact the Rockdale City Council Town Centre Manager on 9562 1758 or email rcc@rockdale.nsw.gov.au or use our Facebook page or Twitter @RockdaleCityNSW.

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