Lawrence Avenue West is north of the Brookhaven-Amesbury neighbourhood while the C.N.R./C.P.R. railways are to the south. The C.N. railway passes on the east side, while Jane Street and the railway line adjacent to Weston Road is along the western border of the neighbourhood.
The Brookhaven-Amesbury neighbourhood has a high number of families with children (20%) and youth (14%). This neighbourhood has a low number of working age people, pre-retirement people, and seniors. The top non-official languages are Spanish and Italian while the top ethnic origins are Italian, Jamaican, Portuguese, and Vietnamese. The median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $43,512 compared to the City of Toronto average of $52,149, which is also slightly lower than other GTA neighbourhoods. Total major crime incidents in this neighbourhood are 209 per 10,000 people per year.
Brookhaven-Amesbury has a high number of high-rise apartment buildings (57%), but a very low number of low-rise apartments and no row houses. The neighbourhood has low home prices averaging around $352,428, compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Dufferin Mall are the closest malls to Brookhaven-Amesbury, located 6 km and 9 km away. Metro and No Frills will provide convenient grocery shopping, while Walmart is located 3 km away from the centre of the neighbourhood. Residents can enjoy the many parks in the area, including Gulliver Park, Harding Park, Hearst Circle Parkette, Amesbury Park, Trethewey Park West, Olympic Park, Redbank Greenbelt, and Westview Greenbelt. Humber River Regional Hospital is the closest hospital at 3 km away. Get involved in community events at Amesbury Park Library and Weston Collegiate Institute’s swimming pool, located 2 km away.
To reach here you may take HWY 400 or HWY 401. The Jane Street exit on HWY 400 is not very far and the Keele Street exit on HWY 401 is 6 km away. Catch the subway at Lawrence West Station, Glencairn Station, Eglinton West Station, all located about 5 km away; or grab the GO at GO Weston station, 3 km away.
Landmarks in Brookhaven Amesbury Etobicoke
The major landmark of this neighbourhood is a largely industrial area between Keele Street and the railway.
Schools and Childcare in Brookhaven Amesbury Etobicoke
Neighbourhood schools include George Anderson Public School, Immaculate Conception Catholic School, St. Bernard Catholic School, and Brookhaven Public School. The childcare centres in this neighbourhood include Brookhaven Child Care, Immaculate Conception Child Care Centre, and Prodigy Learning Centre.