City of Port Adelaide Enfield

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield


The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is located in the north-western suburbs of Adelaide, about 8 kilometres from the Adelaide CBD. The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is a residential, commercial and industrial area. The City encompasses a total land area of about 97 square kilometres.

The key employment sector in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield is manufacturing. Other significant employment sectors include retail trade, transport, postal, warehousing and wholesale trade, and to a lesser extent, health care and education. The main industrial areas are located in the western, northern and central parts of the City; in the suburbs of Alberton, Angle Park, Birkenhead, Croydon Park, Dry Creek, Dudley Park, Ferryden Park, Gepps Cross, Gillman, Kilburn, Largs Bay, Largs North, New Port, Osborne, Ottoway, Outer Harbor, Peterhead, Port Adelaide, Regency Park, Taperoo and Wingfield. These industrial areas include Port Adelaide, various wharves and the Islington railway workshops. The major retail centres in the City are Port Canal Shopping Centre and Port Mall Shopping Centre, with bulky goods shopping at Gepps X Home HQ. Other significant retail centres are Enfield Plaza Shopping Centre, Gillies Plains Shopping Centre, Greenacres Shopping Centre, Northgate Village Shopping Centre, Regency Plaza, Sefton Plaza and The Junction Shopping Centre. The City’s main health care facility is Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre, a campus of Royal Adelaide Hospital. The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is home to four campuses of TAFE SA (Croydon, Gillies Plains, Port Adelaide and Regency) and numerous primary and secondary schools.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Port River Expressway
  • Main North Road
  • Port Wakefield Road
  • Gawler and Outer Harbor railway lines


  • Adelaide CBD 8km
  • Adelaide Airport 12km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Alberton (northern section)
  • Angle Park (northern section)
  • Birkenhead (eastern section)
  • Croydon Park (west of Days Road)
  • Dry Creek
  • Dudley Park
  • Ferryden Park (south-eastern section)
  • Gepps Cross
  • Gillman
  • Kilburn (northern and western sections)
  • Largs Bay (eastern section)
  • Largs North (eastern section)
  • New Port
  • Osborne (eastern section)
  • Ottoway (south-eastern section)
  • Outer Harbor
  • Peterhead (eastern section)
  • Port Adelaide
  • Regency Park
  • Taperoo (eastern section)
  • Wingfield

City of Port Adelaide Enfield

economic profile