Woodbridge is a small suburb within the City of Swan that used to be known as ‘West Midland’ when it was formerly part of neighbouring suburb Midland. Home to 1,169 people at the 2016 Census, Woodbridge’s first growth period took place in the 1880s and 1890s, but it wasn’t till after the Second World War that significant development occurred.
Life in Woodbridge
Predominantly a suburb used for housing, Woodbridge enjoys close proximity to the Midland CBD. Within its boundaries there are two schools, Woodbridge Primary School and Governor Stirling Senior High School, as well as a local shopping centre which takes care of immediate amenity and shopping requirements.
Woodbridge Railway Station provides good transport options connecting to the Midland line and providing a direct route into Perth. Other features of note are the Woodbridge House National Trust and the Woodbridge Riverside Park and Play Space.