During the war there was an army camp here, the Gateshead High School is now on this site alongside of the Primary school. St. Mary's High School is on the highway.
During the time of the Metro Drive-in theatre, large traffic jams would be experienced on the Pacific Highway. For more information on Pacific Highway, see Belmont street names.
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