Keilor Road - Essendon North

Keilor Road/North Essendon is a linear neighbourhood linking the eastern parts of the municipality to the western region. Following the alignment of Keilor Road as it radiates west from the end of Mt Alexander Road, the neighbourhood is well serviced by the tram to Airport West.

Did you know 20% of Keilor Road/Essendon North residents’ daily energy consumption exceeds the target of 5kWh - for more information download the fact sheet (pdf, 13.3KB).


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Keilor Road Streetscape Plan - Community consultation

Saturday 9 February 2019 12noon - 2pm at Wallis Mall, Niddrie

We would love to hear your ideas for the design of the Keilor Road streetscape (between Ryder and Graves Street).  These ideas will be used for the look and feel of the public spaces.

Visit Keilor Road Streetscape Plan on "Your Say" to find out more.


Find and connect with others from the Keilor Road/Essendon North community!

Childcare & Kindergarten

Essendon Early Learning Centre & Kindergarten

North Essendon Kindergarten

Community Halls

Doutta Gala Community Hall

Address: 51 Kerferd Street, North Essendon

Woodlands Park House

Address: 32 Winifred Street, Essendon

Niddrie Library

Address: 483 Keilor Road, Niddrie

Phone: 8325 1925

Local Library Adult programs - Moonee Valley Libraries offer a range of adult programs. Find out more.

Niddrie Neighbourhood Centre (Niddrie Community Hub)

Address: 3-15 Matthews Avenue, Niddrie


Essendon North Primary School

Get active

Get Active with Keilor Road/Essendon North clubs and sporting groups.

Doutta Galla Bowls Club

Doutta Galla Tennis Club

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.

Moonee Valley Bicycle User Group (MooneeBUG)

MooneeBUG is a voluntary community organisation that represents bicycle riders within the City of Moonee Valley. They are committed to improving cycling opportunities for everyone.

The BUG committee meets occasionally but mainly communicates by email with their website being a central point for events and contacts.

Explore Keilor Road/Essendon North

Explore the Keilor Road/Essendon North 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.

Dog off-leash park

Spring Gully Reserve is designated as a dog off-leash park by Moonee Valley City Council’s local laws.

Local parks and reserves

Main parks

Woodlands Park

Woodlands Park is a popular picnic spot with barbecue facilities. It also has plenty of open space perfect for kicking a footy or other sporting activities, as well as playground for children.


Explore and experience what playgrounds Moonee Valley has to offer.

Public BBQs

Our parks and reserves offer a range of great facilities, including free barbeques! In Keilor Road / Essendon North this includes:

Cliff Allison Reserve

L T Thompson Reserve

Lincoln Park

Spring Gully Reserve

Woodlands Park (eastern & western sides of the park)

Public Toilets

Access to public toilets can be important when exploring. Opening hours.

Lincoln Park, 66-68 Lincoln Road, Essendon

Niddrie Junction (recently upgraded), 29 Ross Street, Niddrie

Woodlands Park, 141A Woodland Street, Essendon

Steele Creek: Airport West to Keilor Park

Water stations

Thirsty? Free drinking water stations are being installed across Moonee Valley. Learn More.

Woodlands Napier walk map (pdf, 2.06MB)

Last updated: Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 4:48 AM