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Clayton South is a suburb in Melbournemarker, Victoriamarker, Australia, 20 km south-east from Melbourne's central business districtmarker. Its Local Government Area is the City of Kingston. At the 2006 Census, Clayton South had a population of 10,644.

History

Clayton South Post Office opened on 15 July 1929 and closed in 1976. Westall Post Office opened in 1960 near the station and closed in 1971.

Transport

Westall Road runs North and South through Westall. There is a large bridge over the railway line. Several bus routes pass through the suburb and drop passengers off at the shops near the Westall railway station.

Education

Schools in Clayton South include:
  • Heatherton Christian College [75630]
  • Westall Secondary College This is also the location of the Westall English Language Centre. [75631]
  • Westall Primary school [75632]
  • St Andrew's Primary School
  • Clayton South Primary school
  • Kallay street kindergarten
  • Heatherton Christian College


Retail

There are a small number of shops located on Rosebank Avenue. Many of which include Australian Post Office, a local Milkbar, a computer store, a pizza restaurant, a fish and chip store, a local cellar, and a newsagency.

Development of New Homes

Recently a new home estate has been opened for business. It is called The Village, it is on the free land that is between Rosebank Ave, Moore Ave and very close to Westall Train Station.

Sport

Golfers play at the course of the Spring Valley Golf Club on Heatherton Road.

Westall High School UFO

At around 10:30 a.m on 6 April 1966, many students and some staff at Westall High School (now called Westall Secondary College), in Rosebank Avenue, Clayton South, Victoria, Australia, witnessed a UFO fly over their school, and then descend into a paddock behind the school. The Westall High School UFOmarker incident was covered by The Dandenong Journal, the local and popular newspaper of that area at that time.

References

External links

Kingston City Council


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