Local town centres in and around Macquarie Park create a refreshing scene of urban and cultural diversity. Step outside the business precinct and discover pockets of stunning beauty, vibrant entertainment and mouthwatering delights in the surrounding neighbourhoods.
Macquarie Park is a nationally significant research and business centre with a thriving business and leisure hub. It is home to one of Australia's leading universities, Macquarie University, and vibrant Macquarie Centre. The precinct's rapid growth and innovation has attracted many of Australia's
Top 100 companies including global leaders Microsoft, Sony, Johnson & Johnson and Goodman-Fielder. The area also offers a diverse range of leisure and outdoor opportunities around beautiful Lane Cove National Park and many entertainment and dining options.
With its prime location and commitment to a sustainable future, Macquarie Park is poised for continued growth and increased significance in the business and lifestyle landscape.
Ryde Town Centre
Ryde Town Centre, also referred to as Top Ryde, neighbours Macquarie Park 2km to the west and is best known for Top Ryde City, a large modern shopping centre located on the corner of Devlin Street and Blaxland Road that houses over 270 specialty retail stores.
Top Ryde offers a range of entertainment and dining options including a cinema and La Piazza, a lively outdoor leisure and dining precinct with highly regarded restaurants including Hurricane's Bar and Grill, Kazbah and Red Spoon Thai. Ryde Town Centre itself is also a busy and attractive area with a diversity of public spaces for leisure, learning, shopping and business.
Eastwood Town Centre
Located approximately 4km west of Macquarie Park, Eastwood is a dynamic town centre known for its active street life and variety of shops and restaurants. Sydneysiders flock from miles around to sample Eastwood's interesting wares and unique offering of Korean and Chinese food and culture.
The area also boasts a number of facilities including Eastwood Mall, several parks, Eastwood Library, childcare centres, schools, the fire station, police station, churches and community spaces.
West Ryde Town Centre
A walk around West Ryde will most certainly uncover some surprises as the area adapts to meet the needs of its culturally diverse and growing number of residents. Not only does it offer a well-connected train station, library and new community centre, it also boasts a handful of quirky vintage stores, a smattering of restaurants and a varied range of businesses.
Gladesville Town Centre and Victoria Road Corridor
Gladesville Town Centre straddles busy Victoria Road and comprises a range of shops, business, entertainment and community facilities that serve the Hunters Hill area and the southern part of Ryde.
It is also known for landmarks such as St Andrews and Christ Church, Gladesville Public School and Gladesville RSL.