Coogee Precinct online

Welcome to Coogee Precinct’s website.   If you would like to be involved, we meet at 7.30pm each third Monday of the month at Council Community Hall, 97R Brook Street, Coogee. See our contacts page for our email address and phone number. Up-to-date Minutes and Responses from Council, are on the Randwick Council website. Please see […]

Coogee as a village

The village atmosphere of Coogee is widely acknowledged by residents and visitors alike. The small curved bay area with its grassy foreshore parks and natural headlands is loved for its natural and non commercial character. The profile of the built surrounds, despite some high rise, is low-scale and low-key. The locals are friendly ad welcoming and people know one another.

Coogee village

Early photographs of Coogee Bay Road show the shop level facades that are still in place today many painted in such a way as to enhance the heritage look, adding further to the village feel of Coogee. The historian Grace Karskens talks about the Coogee Bay Hotel as being one of the few Victorian seaside hotels that […]