Artarmon

Artarmon has a mix of residential, commercial and industrial areas. High-rise buildings and houses are located to the west of the railway line and houses to the east. There is also an industrial area south of the Gore Hill Freeway. Much of the suburb retains a leafy feel. A row of shops is located beside the railway station on Hampden Road and a number of restaurants operate in Wilkes Avenue on the eastern side of the station.

For a more detailed interactive map of Artarmon with places of interest look HERE (please note this link may not work on some phones)

For information and maps detailing local bush walks see HERE

Federal and State Government representatives

Artarmon is represented at Federal level by the Member for North Sydney (Trent Zimmerman) and at the State level by the Member for Willoughby (Gladys Berejiklian) and the Member for Lane Cove (Anthony Roberts)

Willoughby City Council representatives

The Willoughby City Council comprises the Mayor and twelve councillors, three from each of four wards. Artarmon is part of Naremburn Ward. Details for local Artarmon Councillors are included on the Links Page.

Ward Councillors representing Artarmon

Council meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:00pm in Council Chambers (level 6, 31 Victor Street, Chatswood) to discuss and make decisions about issues that affect the local community. Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings. For information contact the Council or their Help and Service Centre on 9777 1000.

The Willoughby City Council website includes an information page for NEW RESIDENTS. Details can be found HERE

Shopping at the Artarmon Village

A link to Artarmon Village Facebook site can be found HERE

The local shopping centre has many retail and service shops including:

– Post Office, Bank and ATM

– doctors, chemist, optician, physiotherapist

– news agency, florist, real estate agents, dry cleaners

– bakery, fruit and vegetables, mini supermarkets

– restaurants, takeaway food and cafes, wine and spirits

– Pilates, Meditation and Yoga, Gymnasium

– lawn-mower repair and sales, locksmith and shoe repair

– massage and reflexology, tattooist, TAB

Public Transport

Artarmon is well served by Transport NSW Sydney buses along the Pacific Highway, Mowbray Rd, Penshurst St and Willoughby Road. See Travel Info HERE

Artarmon railway station provides access to a regular train service into the city to the south and north to other major centres. See Travel Info HERE

Willoughby Council also provides a free Artarmon Loop shuttle bus travelling on a loop from St Leonards Station through the Artarmon industrial area. In off peak periods the route extends to include Artarmon Station, Artarmon shops and the Royal North Shore Hospital.

Ethnic Services

Over thirty percent of the local population comes from non-English speaking backgrounds. Willoughby City Council provides multicultural services. Contact details can be found HERE

Community Groups

Artarmon has a strong community spirit and this is represented in a number of local community groups including the Artarmon Progress Association, Scouts, Girl Guides, Book Clubs, Mens Shed and sporting clubs. Check our Links page and below for details.

Artarmon Library

Willoughby City Library has a central library in Chatswood, five branch libraries in Artarmon, Castle Cove, Naremburn, Northbridge, and West Chatswood and a community library at Castlecrag. The Artarmon branch is located at the corner of Artarmon and Tindale Roads. More information can be found HERE

Schools

Pre-school Daycare/Kindergartens
There are many pre-school/kindergarten facilities in Artarmon and the Industrial area. See HERE for more information

Infants and Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

Artarmon Reserve

The Artarmon Reserve includes a bushland reserve, playground and sportsground. BBQ facilities and seating for family groups is available. The playground features a flying fox, large embankment slides, spinner, climbing structures, sandpit, trampolines and swings including a basket swing. There are picnic shelters, an accessible bubbler and a combination of natural and built shade.

The Artarmon Parklands Community Garden adjoins Artarmon Reserve. On the site of the former Artarmon Bowling Club a large shared community garden has been developed.

Playgrounds

There are also children’s playgrounds in Wickham Park (White St), Cleland Park (Barton Rd), Elsie Wearn Park (Robert St), Thomson Park (Reserve Rd), Artarmon Park North (Parkes Rd) and at Kids Cottage (White Street).

Sport

Soccer

Netball

Tennis

Golf

Swimming

  • Willoughby Leisure Centre has a 25 metre indoor heated pool. The Centre also houses courts for basketball, volleyball, netball and badminton. It also has a health and fitness club and gymnasium.
  • The Northbridge Baths offer a 50-metre tidal pool with beach and picnic areas within easy reach from Artarmon.

Other facilities

Nearby local clubs which are open to the public and which offer bistros, bars, entertainment are: