Chatswood is a suburb of the Australian city of Sydney. It is situated on the North Shore, in the state of New South Wales. The suburb is located 10 km (6 miles) from the Sydney central business district. This suburb is the administrative centre for the City of Willoughby.
Chatswood serves as is one of the North Shore’s major commercial and retail districts. In this area you will find companies such as CSR Limited, Smith’s Snackfood, Abigroup, coffey, Pepsico, and Carter Holt Harvey. Other companies with office space or facilities in Chatswood include Nortel Networks, Optus, IBM, NEC, Leighton Holdings and Cisco Systems.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Chatswood is near many great tourist attractions and sights such as the Taronga Zoo. This major Sydney zoo houses both Australian and exotic animals from many other countries. The bird show allows various native birds to fly free over visitors heads. There are many areas to shop is Chatswood, including the centres of Westfield, Lemon Grove, Chatswood Chase, and the Mandarin centre which all merge down the stretch of Victoria Avenue. Chatswood Chase is an upscale shopping centre with designer clothing stores and the David Jones department store. Dining options in Chatswood include restaurants serving Indian, Japanese, Thai, and steak. In nearby Sydney, the restaurant I’m Angus at Darling Harbour, Prime and Kingsley’s in Woolloomoolloo, and Neil Perry’s Rockpool Bar and Grill are great options for steak and seafood.
The closest major airport is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The Chatswood railway station serves the North Shore business centre of Chatswood on the North Shore line and Northern line. Sydney’s public transportation system consists of commuter rail, bus, ferry and light rail, and a tourist oriented monorail.