Niddrie - Essendon West

The Niddrie/Essendon West neighbourhood is a predominantly residential area dispersed with open space assets, including Buckley Park, which is identified as the community anchor. Buckley Park contains the Cooper Street community hall, football, cricket, tennis and bowling clubs, along with an off-lead dog area.

Did you know 66% of people in Niddrie/Essendon West who are over the age of 15, are in the workforce - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3KB).


Here is a list of local events and programs happening throughout Niddrie/Essendon West.

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Valley View online

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Join a local Niddrie/Essendon West group or club that shares your interests or try something completely new!

Childcare & Kindergarten

Cooper Street 3 year old program

Emerald Street Community Hall

Address: 1 Emerald Street, Essendon

Essendon Theatre Company

Keilor East RSL


Buckley Park College

Essendon Keilor College – Essendon Campus

Rosehill Secondary College

St Bernard's College

St John Bosco's School

Western Autistic School - Niddrie Campus

Get active

Get Active with Niddrie/Essendon West clubs and sporting groups.

Buckley Park Bowls Club

Buckley Park Tennis Club

Essendon Doutta Stars Football Club (AFL)

Fitbit Cardio Tennis

Fitbit Cardio Tennis is a fun, social, group tennis - fitness program for people of all ages. Find your nearest workout.

Healthy ageing exercise programs

We offer a range of affordable classes to improve the health and wellbeing of senior residents (aged 65 years and over, people with disability or carers). Find out more.

St Bernards Old Collegians Cricket Club

St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club (AFL)

YMCA Moonee Valley Gymnastics

Explore Niddrie/Essendon West

Explore the Niddrie/Essendon West neighbourhood.

Anzac commemorative street names in Moonee Valley

Moonee Valley’s Anzac heritage has been further strengthened with a series of commemorative street signs installed at 12 locations in Ascot Vale and Essendon.

View the street locations on our interactive map by selecting the Anzac streets layer.

Local parks and reserves


Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Steele Creek Trail

Last updated: Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 5:40 AM