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Ramsgate Beach

Ramsgate Beach Town Centre

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


Profile

Ramsgate Beach is small village centre on the foreshore of Botany Bay that services both local residents and shoppers heading from the airport southwards to the Sutherland Shire.

Set back from the main traffic thoroughfare and well serviced by public transit and good parking, the centre is now being diversified with new residential and commercial elements.

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


Ramsgate Beach Town Centre

Ramsgate Beach Town Centre Map


Public Transport and Parking

Trains: Sydney Trains
Buses: Sydney Buses
Parking: There are two public and two private car parking areas servicing the town centre. Public Carpark 1 is east of Alfred Street - 80 car parking spaces - 2 disabled car parking spaces. Public Carpark 2 is west of Alfred Street - 87 car parking spaces - 5 disabled car parking spaces. Coles accomodates 52 spaces and IGA accomodates 29 car spaces.
Cycling and Walking: On-the-go map


Local Businesses

Ramsgate Beach has a wide range of general retail and service stores:

- Post Office
- Doctors
- Restaurants
- Newsagent
- Physiotherapist
- Fruit Shop
- Health & Fitness Centre

- Supermarket
- Caf├ęs
- Take Away
- Real Estate
- Optometrist
- Fish Shop

- Chemists
- Dentist
- Bakers
- Discount Stores
- Podiatrists
- Butcher

- Hair & Beauty
- Pathology
- Ladies Fashion
- RSL Club
- Naturopaths


History

Ramsgate Baths, before and after

Development of the area dates primarily from the 1850s, although little growth occurred until the late 1800s when land was subdivided and many country villas were built by wealthy people near the beach. Significant development did not occur until the post-war years.

Patrick Moore was granted 60 acres of land in 1812. Scarborough Park was created in the 1830s from part of Pat Moore's Swamp, and it was named by the Hon. Thomas Holt after the English coastal town of Scarborough, Yorkshire and the First Fleet convict ship which was briefly anchored in Botany Bay in 1788.

The area that Ramsgate Beach is located in between the Cooks River and the Georges River was originally known as Seven Mile Beach. It was changed to Lady Robinsons Beach in 1874 to honour the wife of Governor Sir Hercules Robinson.

Historical Photos and Articles

Rockdale City Historical Film Footage


Civic Pride

Eddie's PharmacyEddie's Pharmacy is a family owned business that has been operating in the local area for over 30 years. Eddie's customers benefit from the continuity and professionalism of the staff with some staff having been employed at the store for nearly 20 years.

Eddie's team offer its customers a personalised service with free script pick up and delivery for the aged and infirm together with local home medication monitoring on referral from a GP. Eddie's Pharmacy has always had a strong commitment to local the community and charitable organisations, supporting the Ramsgate RSL, local sporting clubs, lifesavers, St George Christian School, Ramsgate Public School and various children's charities. The pharmacy is also active in the reduction of injection drug use and is involved in the Methadone Program for the exchange, free distribution, and legal pharmacy sale of needles and syringes.


What's Happening in Ramsgate Beach

Improvements

As part of the Thriving Town Centres Program, Council has developed a Masterplan for the Ramsgate Beach Town Centre.

Events

No events are currently scheduled in Ramsgate Beach.

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

Library Events

Traffic

Changes are proposed as part of the Thriving Town Centres Masterplan.


Community Facilities

Syd Frost Hall
Opposite 8 Hawthorn Street, Ramsgate Beach

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

Weekly

*subject to availability of resources on any given day


Your Thoughts on Ramsgate Beach

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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