The older suburbs within the City are evolving as attractive places to live and work through a number of revitalisation initiatives.

Various planning frameworks, improvement projects and urban design guidance on new developments are achieving more welcoming and better functioning environments.  Particular focus is being given to the creation of vibrant town centres around train stations. 

  • Beckenham is an emerging centre with outstanding recreational facilities at Mills Park.
  • Gosnells is attractively framed by the meandering Canning River and Darling Scarp's foothills.
  • Kenwick provides quiet living, work and business opportunities alongside an expansive network of wetlands and strategic transportation...
  • Maddington is poised to grow into a dynamic regional servicing centre.