Glen Osmond Road, Adelaide

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Glen Osmond Road

Glen osmond road peak.jpg
Peak hour traffic on Glen Osmond Road
General information
Length7 km (4.3 mi)
Route number(s) A1
route number
National Highway 1
Major junctions
Northwest end Greenhill Road (A21), Eastwood
  Fullarton Road (A1)
Southeast end South Eastern Freeway (National Highway M1), Glen Osmond
Major suburbsParkside, Eastwood, Fullarton, Frewville, Myrtle Bank, Glen Osmond

Glen Osmond Road is a major section of the Princes Highway and state Highway 1 in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.[1] Connecting the Adelaide city centre with the Adelaide Hills via the South Eastern Freeway; Glen Osmond Road carries half of Adelaide's freight traffic[citation needed][clarification needed] and is the major commuter route from the southern Adelaide Hills. It has intersections at Greenhill Road, Fullarton Road, Cross Road and Portrush Road.

Glen Osmond Road houses a strip shopping precinct on the section between Greenhill and Fullarton Roads;[2] the precinct is largely populated by independent boutiques. It is a community main street stationed in the leafy suburbs of Adelaide’s south east, it was earlier known as "The Gateway" because of its connection between the Adelaide CBD and Hills.

Glen Osmond Road Precinct Association[edit]

The Glen Osmond Road Precinct Association (GORPA) is an association guiding the growth and development of Glen Osmond Road and marketing the local business community. GORPA is funded by an exclusive rate applied to properties on the City of Unley side of Glen Osmond Road.[3]

Glen Osmond Road forms the boundary of two Council areas — the City of Unley and City of Burnside; the councils work together to promote the local community. Each council has staff dedicated for Business and Economic Development.[4]

Major intersections[edit]

AdelaideAdelaide00.0South Terrace
0.650.40Hutt Road
City of Adelaide, City of Burnside, City of UnleyAdelaide, Parkside, Eastwood1.00.62 Greenhill Road
City of Burnside, City of UnleyEastwood, Glenside, Frewville, Fullarton, Parkside2.01.2 Fullarton RoadGlen Osmond Road carries Route A1 southeast of this intersection; Fullarton Road carries it north.
City of Burnside, City of Unley, City of MitchamGlen Osmond, Urrbrae, Myrtle Bank4.62.9 Portrush Road, Cross RoadContinues as South Eastern Freeway
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See also[edit]

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  1. ^ 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4.
  2. ^ Not So Naked, Q&A with If You're a Bird boutique's Lanie Evans
  3. ^ "The Association". Glen Osmond Road. Glen Osmond Road traders. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Local Council". Glen Osmand Road. Glen Osmond Road traders. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Property Location Browser". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  6. ^ a b Google (17 May 2016). "Glen Osmond Road" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 17 May 2016.

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