New Westminster – Glenbrooke North

New Westminster – Glenbrooke North

201 EIGHTH AVE, NEW WESTMINSTER, BC V3L 1Y1, CANADA

Glenbrooke North is a tight-knit, supportive community in New Westminster located on the northern border of Queen’s Park and bounded by 6th St, 10th Ave, 6th Ave and McBride Blvd. Glenbrooke North Residents’ Association meets every two months to discuss matters that concern the neighborhood such as traffic, zoning and neighbourhood events. Many of the quiet streets are lined with cherry trees; when they shed their blossoms in late spring, cover the area with a blanket of “pink snow.”

 

Neighbourhood amenities

Glenbrooke North is bounded by 6th Street and 10th Avenue, 6th Avenue and McBride Boulevard. Part of its border runs just along Queen’s Park, New Westminster’s signature park. It’s home to a petting zoo, two playgrounds and sports and recreational facilities like soccer and rugby pitches, a baseball stadium, Queen’s Park Arena and Arenex as well as tennis courts.

The neighbourhood is also flanked by two shopping centres; the Royal Square Mall is at the east end. It boasts a Safeway grocery store as well as numerous independent merchants. The Royal City Centre is located in the middle of New Westminster’s Uptown business district along Glenbrooke’s western edge. There you’ll find large retailers like Save-On Foods and London Drugs, as well as smaller establishments like Galloway’s and Coming Home Café, renowned for its homestyle breakfast.

Schools

 

Transit

Glenbrooke North is served by a number of bus routes that run through and around the perimeter of the neighbourhood and link to SkyTrain stations at 22nd Street, New Westminster, Columbia and Braid.

The Seventh Avenue bikeway also bisects the neighbourhood to connect cyclists to major east-west bike routes to Burnaby, Vancouver and Richmond.

 

Glenbrooke North real estate

Glenbrooke North offers a diverse set of residential properties, including detached homes, townhouses and condos. Most of the townhouses and condos in the neighbourhood have been built in the past five years.

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