Parks Place


Parks Place is the largest of Fairfield City's three places.

It is culturally diverse like the rest of Fairfield City and hosts a range of retail stores, recreational activities and large areas of semi-rural land.

The Parks Place Area includes the suburbs of Abbotsbury, Bossley Park, Bonnyrigg, Bonnyrigg Heights, Cecil Park, Edensor Park, Greenfield Park, Horsley Park, Mt Pritchard, Prairiewood, Smithfield, St Johns Park, and Wetherill Park.

Horsley Park

Photo collage of different areas in Horsley Park

This picturesque semi-rural suburb of Fairfield City provides the best of both worlds. It is best known for its Country lifestyle yet is only a 10-minute drive to major shopping centres and well established residential suburbs such as Bossley Park and Wetherill Park.

Horsley Village and Reserve

The Horsley Village provides local services and goods to the rural area of Horsley Park and Cecil park. The adjoining Horsley Park Reserve is a venue for community events and recreation and includes a large sporting field, a community hall, a walking track and an outdoor gym station.

Urban Investigation Area (UIA)

In March 2018, the Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) released the Western City District Plan, with the Fairfield Rural Lands and land in Mt Vernon in Penrith City included in an Urban Investigation Area (UIA). Council has been working with the GSC, State agencies and Penrith City Council in preparing an Urban Capability Assessment and draft Structure Plan Options for the UIA. The Options consider the Western Sydney Aerotropolis and Western Sydney Employment Area, including proposed new roads and infrastructure to service these areas.

For more information go visit our page on Fairfield Rural Lands Urban Investigation Area.

Prairiewood Town Centre

Photo collage of different areas in Prairiewood

Prairiewood Town Centre offers a variety of experiences to be enjoyed within easy walking distance. The town centre has evolved over time and has seen the location of a shopping centre and a number of public facilities and institutions including a youth centre, library, Police Station, high school and Fairfield Hospital.

Prairiewood is also serviced by the T-way dedicated bus route and is situated at about the halfway point between Liverpool to the south and Parramatta to the north.

Recreational Activities

Aquatopia, Councils waterpark and Leisure Centre is located within walking distance from the main shopping centre as is the Fairfield Showground and Golf Course.

Retail Experience

The Stockland shopping centre offers a variety of specialty stores, essential services and a Cinema. There is also a large offering of cuisine types, restaurants and dining experiences

Fairfield Showground redevelopment 

Council has endorsed works to redevelop the showground into a modern sporting and cultural hub for high level sports, community cultural festivals and major events.

The redevelopment aims to open the showground more to the community by providing facilities and programs relevant to the community while being regionally significant.

The turf and synthetic football fields have been completed, as has the covered festival space.

Work will continue in the coming months on installing paths and lighting around the complex, as well as preparing for the creation of a fun, new playground for children of all abilities at Deerbush Park and the installation of a Kugel Ball water fountain at the main entrance to the Showground on Smithfield Road.

Fairfield Showground is only a 15-minute walk from the Town Centre. 


Photo collage of different areas in Bonnyrigg

Bonnyrigg Town Centre is a unique place of cultural unity and diversity reflecting a modern multicultural community. It is a place that is waiting to be discovered by locals and visitors alike offering a rich cultural experience.

Places of Worship

Bonnyrigg Town Centre contains a number of religious and culturally significant sites which include the Vat Khemarangsaram (Khmer Buddhist Temple), Ming Yue Lay Buddhist Temple on Cabramatta Road, St Johns Park Anglican Church on Edensor Road, Wat Phrayortkeo Dhammayanaram (Lao Buddhist Temple) and Parkside Church on Smithfield Road. At Bibby's Place you will also find the Phap Bao Buddhist Temple, Grace Point Presbyterian Church and Bonnyrigg Mosque, and St John the Baptist Catholic Church is also nearby.

Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park

Bonnyrigg Town Centre Park borders on a number of these religious places of worship and has picnic facilities, playgrounds and a youth area with a skate park, BMX track and basketball court. Community artworks indicating sites of contemplation can be found throughout the park with indigenous heritage of the area reflected through the Elders Garden and the Bush Tucker path.

Retail and Community Facilities

The Town Centre provides an important focus for commercial, cultural and community activities, with retail, recreation, community and educational facilities clustered in or near the town centre. The Bonnyrigg Transitway is located in the heart of the centre providing easy access to Parramatta to the North and Liverpool to the South.

Bonnyrigg Living Communities Project

Newleaf Bonnyrigg is fast becoming the community of choice for people looking to move into a new, vibrant, safe and friendly neighbourhood in South Western Sydney. The Bonnyrigg Living Communities Project was the first social housing Public Private Partnership project in Australia and was designed to create new social and private housing. Visit Newleaf Communities for more information.

Smithfield Wetherill Park Industrial Estate

The Smithfield-Wetherill Park Industrial Estate is one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere and makes a major contribution to the New South Wales and Australian economies.

It is strategically connected to national and international transport networks, including the M4 and M7 motorways, the new Western Sydney Airport and nearby intermodal terminal.

The industrial area is home to nearly 3,000 businesses and 20,000 jobs. The sector shows great potential to increase its exporting capabilities and international trade opportunities.

Existing and well-established industry clusters and supply chains are optimally positioned to meet the needs of businesses in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis and beyond.

Aerial photograph of Smithfield and Wetherill Park  

Park Place Demographics at a Glance 

If our community was 100 people... 

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If Parks Place's Community was 100 people:


  • 49 people would be born overseas: 10 would be born in Iraq, 7 in Cambodia and 3 in Italy
  • 35 people would speak English at home
  • 65 people would speak a language other than English at home: 13 would speak Vietnamese, 13 would speak Assyrian and 7 would speak Arabic
  • 6 people would be under the age of 5, 28 people would be aged 6 to 24, 19 people would be aged 60 to 84 and 2 people would be over 85
  • 6 people would have arrived in Australia in the last 5 years
  • 12 people would have a degree, 56 people would have no formal qualification and 7 people would be attending university or TAFE
  • 8 people would need assistance in their daily lives due to disability
  • 21 people would have no internet connection at home
  • 36 people would own their own home, 33 would have a mortgage and 25 would be renting
  • 47 people would live in a two parent family, 17 people would live in a one parent family and 13 people would live on their own
  • 92 people would be working, 8 people would be looking for work
  • 16 people would live in a household with less than $650 a week
  • 24 people would provide unpaid childcare, 14 people would provide unpaid care to a person with a disability
  • 30 residents live and work locally in the Fairfield City LGA