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 (pending election results) 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.
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 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
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.
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
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.
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
There are many pre-school/kindergarten facilities in Artarmon and the Industrial area. See HERE for more information
Infants and Primary Schools
- Artarmon Public School
- Willoughby Public School
- Artarmon Before/After School Care (also Artarmon Vacation Care)
- Willoughby Girls High School
- Chatswood High School
- Many private schools are easily accessible by train/road transport from Artarmon.
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.
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).
- Artarmon District Tennis Club (0413 870477)
- Cleland Tennis Club (9419 8844)
- 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.
Nearby local clubs which are open to the public and which offer bistros, bars, entertainment are: