The Hagley Ferrymead Ward area includes the east city suburbs of Avonside, Bromley, Christchurch Central, Ferrymead, Heathcote, Linwood, Mt Pleasant, Phillipstown, Redcliffs, Richmond South, Woolston, Sumner, Taylors Mistake.

Key Facts

  • 49,050 residents and 19,800 households.
  • 25 Social Housing complexes consisting of 508 Units.
  • 15 primary schools and 6 high schools (including private schools).
  • 2 hospitals and 10 medical centres.
  • 3 Council libraries, 1 mobile library, and 3 volunteer libraries.
  • Approximately 7,766 businesses employing 43,190 people.
  • Major shopping centres: Eastgate Shopping Centre, South City Mall and the Central City shopping precinct.
  • Major sport and recreation amenities: Hagley Park; Victoria Square; Cathedral Square; Botanic Gardens; Latimer Square; Cranmer Square; Avon River; Cambridge Green; Washington Way Skate Park; Avebury Park; Richmond Green; Linwood Park; Woolston Park; Friends of Edmonds Garden.
  • 7 neighbourhood facilities (Council community centres, halls and cottages).
  • 24 residents groups and 3 active business associations.

Community Projects

  • There are approximately 174 community groups supporting community development and recreation in the Hagley Ferrymead Ward.
  • There are 6 Council supported community organisation networks that meet on a regular basis.
  • As at November 2014 there are 87 community projects operating that are funded through the Hagley Ferrymead Community Board.
  • Community Board sponsored and supported projects: Community Service Awards; Neighbourhood Week; Garden Pride Award; Linwood Youth Festival Experience; Winter Blast; Skate Jam.

Area Snapshots