Suburb Profile - East Cannington

Distance to CBD: 11km

The name is descriptive, the district being situated east of Cannington Station. Boundaries for this suburb were first defined in 1959 Metropolitan Street Directory. Previously, East Cannington was a part of the suburb of Queens Park. East Cannington was once a semi-rural suburb, as many farms populated the area until developers realised its potential in the late 1990’s. Even to this day, you can drive through the streets and find horses and sheep on some of the larger blocks.

East Cannington is a popular suburb due to its proximity to the Perth CBD, only 11km, Carousel shopping centre, Cannington Leisureplex and public transport.

The suburb is home to Gibbs St Primary School but its location is also close to surrounding suburbs schools located in Queens Park and Cannington.

Public Transport
Located close to Beckenham train station, Cannington train station and multiple bus routes.

It is experiencing a high rate of growth and remains popular with developers, first home buyers and renters alike. People enjoy a quality lifestyle in homes on large blocks or in brand new housing.