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Welcome To My Suburb – Wembley (Town of Cambridge)

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Wembley is a gorgeous area located in Perth’s leafy Western Suburbs and is just five kilometres from the Perth CBD. It is home to the gorgeous Lake Monger and has great public transport links to the city. Here's what you need to know about Wembley.

Council and surrounding suburbs
Council: Town of Cambridge
Surrounding suburbs: Churchlands, Floreat, Glendalough, Jolimont, Leederville, Subiaco, West Leederville.

Lake Monger (Image: Weekend Notes)

Public transport

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Wembley has great public transport links. The suburb is serviced by the number 85 bus route, which runs between the Perth Busport to Glendalough Station, which is on the Joondalup train line. Wembley is also close to West Leederville Train Station, on the Fremantle train line and is just two stops away from the Perth Underground station.

Schools, childcare and tertiary education

Public Primary Schools
• Wembley Primary School
• Lake Monger Primary School
• Bold Park Community School caters for children aged 3 to 18 years and also has a playgroup for children aged 18 months to 36 months.

Nearest Private Primary Schools
• The nearest private primary school is Holy Spirit Primary School in nearby City Beach.

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Nearest Public High School
• The nearest public high school is Churchlands Senior High School.

Hale School (Image: Hale School website)

Nearest private high schools
• Hale School is an all-boys private school in nearby Wembley Downs.

• Nature Family Day Care – phone: 6102 5008
• Jellybeans Child Care & Kindy
• Mulberry Tree Childcare & Kindy
• MercyCare Wembley Early Learning Centre which is also home to Bub Desk Wembley.

Tertiary Education
• The nearest universities are the University of WA and CQ University in Perth.
• The closest TAFE WA North Metropolitan campus is located in Northbridge.


• The nearest maternity hospital is Osborne Park Hospital. OPH does not have an emergency department – the closest emergency department is located at Royal Perth Hospital. The closest private hospital is St John of God Subiaco, which has an emergency department and maternity services.

Osborne Park Hospital (Image: OPH Website)

Medical Centres
• Wembley Family Medical Practice – 9387 5000
• Grantham House Medical Practice
• Wembley Medical Practice
• Herdsman Specialist Centre

• Wembley does not boast a large shopping centre, but rather a number of speciality boutique shops. There is a Coles supermarket, pharmacy and caf้ at West Leederville.
• The nearby Floreat Forum is home to Coles, Woolworths and various speciality stores.

Dining Out
• The Wembley Hotel
• FBI Restaurant Caf้ Wembley
• Herdsman Lake Tavern - great family dining with an indoor play area for the kids.
• Flipside Burgers
• Cambridge Forum International Food Court

FBI Wembley (Image: FBI Wembley Facebook page)

• Plus Fitness 24/7 Wembley
• Curves Wembley
• Fitness Factor
• The Mind Body Heart Store offers yoga and pilates.
• Pure Fitness Group – 1300 224 705

Community Services
• Wembley Community Centre
• Raphael Centre - provides mental health and counselling antenatal and postnatal services, plus a range of group activities for new mums.
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• Activ Foundation
• Telethon Speech & Hearing

Wembley has a police station located at 379 Cambridge Street, Wembley.

Image: Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre website

Recreational facilities and events
• Lake Monger is a great spot for walking, a picnic or taking the kids to the playground.
• Herdsman Lake is home to an easy walking and cycle track that is suitable for children. If you are interested in the history of the local area, take a visit to the Herdsman Lake Settlers Cottage.
• Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre
• Wembley is also located within close proximity to Perth’s favourite science museum, Scitech.
• It is also close to Subiaco and Claremont, which has some awesome free activities you can do with the kids – for more information, read on here.

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