Cromer

North-eastern residential suburb, south west of Narrabeen Lagoon. Formerly Dee Why West, it takes its name from Cromer Golf Club, which succeeded in having the suburb renamed in 1964.

Name
Alternate
Dee Why West
- 1964
Property
Administered by
- 2016
Part of
- 2016
Administered by
2016 -
Part of
2016 -
Type

Cromer

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Home to Dharug and Guringai people before the Europeans came, Cromer, then known as Dee Why West, developed slowly from farms and bush, remaining semi-rural until the 1960s. Industrial and residential development led to more services and community facilities, but some bushland remains.