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Loganlea

 

Postcode:4131  |  Distance To Brisbane CBD: 26 KM

 

 

Loganlea is an urban, residential suburb of Logan City, Queensland, Australia. the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 6,172. The eastern boundary of Loganlea is marked by a winding section of the Logan River. The north of the suburb is aligned with the Beenleigh railway line. The western boundary follows part of both Scrubby Creek and Kingston Road. The Logan Motorway crosses the northern tip of Loganlea where access is provided via Kingston Road.


Loganlea State High School was built in the north-east close to the railway line. A police beat is located on the corner of Haig Road and Station Street. Towards the centre of the suburb is a small retail zone which includes a child-care centre. The Logan Artists Association art gallery and studio opened in 2012 and is located in Coral Street. In the east along Logan River the land is prone to flooding. Flooding is experienced at Loganlea Road near Webb Road when the Logan River breaks its banks. Evergreen Park and Sturdee Park are two large parks amongst many smaller others. There are power transmission lines along Scrubby Creek connected to the Loganlea Substation nearby in Meadowbrook . The suburb is very close to Logan Hospital, TAFE college and Griffith University in Meadowbrook and a shopping centres in both Marsden and Waterford West.

 

Location

26 km to Brisbane

 

Features

A wide range of properties on larger than average lots

 

History
What is now Loganlea is much smaller than the original area between Slacks Creek and Waterford. In 1864, flooding of the Logan River lead to several casualties. In 1871, the first post office in the area was opened in what is today part of Waterford West. A hotel and Cobb and Co stop were established in the vicinity. By 1876 a crossing of the Logan River to Waterford. Like a number of other Logan City suburbs Loganlea was once part of the Shire of Tingalpa. The Loganlea railway station opened in 1885 for the South Coast railway line. Later in the same year the bridge across the Logan River was opened. Initial housing developments occurred in the 1970s and 80s. Meadowbrook was detached from the former dairy farming community of Loganlea in 1991.

Transport
Loganlea railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane, Beenleigh and Gold Coast. Loganlea Road and Station Road are two arterial roads in Loganlea. Haig Road, Station Road and Monash Road are the suburb's main connecting roads. A road overpass for the Beenleigh rail line was built just south of the railway station. Street parking in some areas near the railway station is limited two hours. The station is one two stops in the Logan City area serviced by the Gold Coast railway line. These partial express service trains arrive in the city in around 30 minutes in the off peak period. Logan Bus Service operates a number of services, including late at night, through more than a dozen bus stops throughout the suburb. They also operate a bus depot in Jutland Street. The Slacks Creek Cycle Way passes adjacent to Loganlea Road across the suburb. The East West route cycleway to Kingston and Marsden winds around Scrubby Creek close to the suburb's northern boundary.
 

Profile

Loganlea has a mix of homes available. There are ex Housing Commission homes, new homes on large estates and near new homes. Many of the homes in Loganlea are freestanding on larger than average lots. The suburb sits on mostly elevated land with weatherboard, brick and tile and hardiplank homes the most common. The area has many mature trees.  Loganlea is very popular with young families with about half the homes being owner-occupied. It is located near the Loganlea train station and Logan Motorway making commuting to the Brisbane CDB or the Gold Coast a viable option. The area has one primary and one secondary school with the Waterford Plaza being the largest retail outlet in the district.There are still plenty of green spaces to be found in Loganlea. Evergreen Park has a barbecue facilities and the area around Tygum Lagoon is proving to be consistently popular with families

 

 

 

 

 

 

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