Rockdale is a suburb located 8 miles south of the Sydney central business district, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. The suburb is part of the St George area and is the administrative centre for the City of Rockdale’s local government. Rockdale offers a mix of residential neighbourhoods, commercial properties, and several light industrial areas. The town offers Art Deco architecture, found on the Rockdale Town Hall (built in 1940) and the St George Tavern.
Rockdale’s main retail shopping area features shops, cafés and grocery stores. The suburbs proximity to Sydney allows access to corporations in the area such as American Express, Caltex Australian, Google, and the headquarters of several financial institutions such as the Australian Securities Exchange, the Reserve Bank of Australia, Citigroup, UBS Australia, and Deutsche Bank. There are many options for serviced offices in the area of Rockdale.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Nearby attractions include Brighton-Le-Sands, also known as Brighton or Brighton Beach, situated on Botany Bay. Lady Robinsons Beach runs along the eastern border of Brighton-Le-Sands between the mouth of the Cooks River and the mouth of Georges River on the western shore. It’s the perfect sandy beach for swimming, sunning, and relaxing while looking out over the bay. Dining options in Rockdale include Banoful Restaurant & Sweets (Indian, Himalayan), In & Out Thai, Las Vegas Pizza, and Zorba’s Café & Restaurant (Greek).
The closest major airport to Rockdale is the Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This airport is 2 miles from the suburb. Sydney’s public transportation system offers services that include commuter rail, bus, ferry, light rail, and a monorail. The Princes Highway is the main road through Rockdale. The Rockdale railway station is on the Illawarra line of the City Rail network. The suburb features a major bus interchange for Sydney government buses, providing services to Miranda, Brighton-Le-Sands, Dulwich Hill, Burwood, and Bondi Junction.