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Lyall Bay

About the profile areas

The 2013 population for Lyall Bay is 2,607, with a population density of 44.92 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Lyall Bay is bounded by Endeavour Street in the north, Yule Street, Resolution Street, the parkland and the plantation reserve in the east, Lyall Bay and View Road in the south, and the suburb of Houghton Bay, Sutherland Road, Tavistock Road and Queens Drive in the west.

Settlement history

Colonial settlement of the area dates from the 1840s, with land used mainly for grazing. Growth took place from the late 1800s into the early 1900s, particularly during the 1920s. The population increased slightly between 2001 and 2006, and then was relatively stable between 2006 and 2013, largely a result of little change in dwelling stock.

Land use

Lyall Bay is an established residential area.

Included areas

This small area encompasses most of the suburb of Lyall Bay, and small parts of Houghton Bay and Melrose.