Chigwell, Tasmania

Chigwell is a suburb in the 'northern suburbs' area of Hobart, the capital city of Tasmania, Australia. The suburb is situated between the suburbs of Berriedale, Claremont and Glenlusk. The suburb shares its border with Berriedale along the Brooker Highway and the streets north of Berriedale Rd. Until the late 1990s, the suburb boundary was closer to the main road.

Hobart, Tasmania
Coordinates42°48′40″S 147°14′32″E
LGA(s)City of Glenorchy
State electorate(s)Clark
Federal Division(s)Clark
Suburbs around Chigwell:
Claremont Claremont
Glenlusk Chigwell Berriedale
Berriedale Rosetta

The suburb shares with adjacent suburbs a range of older houses and properties.[1]

The area was originally made up of public housing, however much of the public housing stock has now been sold to private owners. The suburb is considered both a lower and middle class socio-economic area, typical of many of the suburbs within Glenorchy City Council

Chigwell primary school had its name changed to the Mt Faulkner primary school [2][3]

It is the location of the Metro Claremont home ground.


  1. Schaffer, Irene (2006), Historical homes and inns in nineteenth century Tasmania : Montrose, Rosetta, Berriedale, Chigwell, Claremont, I. Schaffer, retrieved 9 March 2017
  2. Chigwell Primary School (Tas.) (1900), Newsletter, Chigwell Primary School, retrieved 9 March 2017
  3. Chigwell Primary School TA2043 [Records], LINC Tasmania, 1958, retrieved 9 March 2017
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