To the north of Weston-Pellam Park is Rowntree Avenue, and to the south is the C.P. Railway. The C.N. Railway passes to the east, while the C.N.R./C.P. Railway is to the west.
The Weston-Pellam Park neighbourhood is a low growth neighbourhood with a smaller area compared to similar neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area. This neighbourhood is crowded with a high percentage of families with children (17%), youth (13%), and working age people (48%). However, the number of pre-retirement people and seniors is low. The top non-official languages spoken here are Portuguese and Spanish, while top ethnic origins are Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese, and Irish. The median after-tax household income in this neighbourhood is $48,206, slightly lower compared to Toronto’s $52,149. The total major crime incidents rate per 10,000 people per year is 250.
Weston-Pellam Park has a very high number of low-rise apartments (30%), semi-detached houses (29%), row houses (8%), and duplexes (5%). On the other hand, the number of single-detached houses and high-rise apartment buildings is low compared to the City of Toronto. Home prices here are $382,119, low compared to the City of Toronto average of $600,000. The neighbourhood has one of the lowest amounts of green space with barely any trees.
Dufferin Mall is the nearest mall, and Hazelton Lanes is located 6 km away. There are a number of commercial businesses in the area, and of them include grocery stores such as Metro, No Frills, and Fresh Co; home improvement stores include Home Depot and Canadian Tire; and a Walmart is located nearby on St. Clair Avenue West. Parks in the area include St. Clair Gardens, Pelham Avenue Playground, Prescott Parkette, S.A.D.R.A. Park, Turnberry North Park, Turnberry South Park, Wadsworth Park, and Constable Percy Cummins Parkette. Also located in the area are Humber River Regional Hospital, St. Clair/Silverthorn Library, and Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre, located on St. Clair Avenue West.
While the Gardiner Expressway is the nearest highway, HWY 400 and HWY 401 are located 6 to 7 km away. Take the subway to Dundas West and Lansdowne stations, or the GO to GO Bloor.
Landmarks in Weston Pellam Etobicoke
The major neighbourhood landmarks are Consolidated Bottle Corporation, St. Clair/Silverthorn Library, Sandra Park Trail, and Toronto Police Service 11 Division.
Schools and Childcare in Weston Pellam Etobicoke
Neighbourhood elementary schools are St. John The Evangelist Catholic School, Carleton Village Junior and Senior Sports and Wellness Academy, General Mercer Junior Public School, and Pope Paul Catholic School. Children can be watched for the day at Davenport Early Learning and Child Care Centre, Carleton Village Early Learning Centre, Centre De La Petite Enfance – Les Amis Du Monde, and General Mercer Early Learning Centre.