Lake Macquarie History

Beckley Street

On a 1955 council map, it was an unnamed street. Named from a LMSC street name list. Beckley is a town in the UK. Biraban School opened in 1956 as Toronto West School. The Biraban Preschool closed in 2006, after 25 years. Beckley Street was named in 1957.

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