Located in Sydney’s western suburbs, Old Guildford 2161 sits approximately 24km from the city’s central business district. It is considered part of the City of Fairfield local government area as well as the Greater Western Sydney region.
Both Guildford and Old Guildford were named for the Earl of Guilford, a title given to three English noblemen throughout the 1600s and beyond. The area was founded in 1837 by Lieutenant Samuel North, who was connected to Earl of Guilford. In 1876, the first rail station was constructed in the area, and from there, settlement began.
As of 2016, Old Guildford’s population sits at 2,663 with more than 46% of residents speaking Arabic. There number of families with children in the area is higher than average when compared with other western Sydney suburbs.
Families living in Old Guildford will enjoy its vibrant community atmosphere and tranquil vibe. There are plenty of clubs and associations to get involved with, including sporting clubs, social clubs, religious groups, and more.
Within 6km of the suburb’s centre, there are about 239 early learning centres, each offering various education and care services. Old Guildford childcare services include long daycare, out of school hours care, occasional care, and family daycare.