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Waverton

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Waverton is a suburb on the lower North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Waverton is located 4 kilometres north of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of North Sydney Council.HistoryWaverton was named in 1929 after the Waverton Estate of an early resident, Robert Old. The land once belonged to William Carr, who named it after an English village connected to his family.The North Shore railway line was extended south from St Leonards to Milsons Point in 1893. The station in this area for nearly forty years was known as Bay Road, after the thoroughfare that crosses the railway line. The local progress association recommended a change and Waverton was chosen in 1929.TransportWaverton railway station is on the North Shore, Northern & Western Line of the Sydney Trains network. The naval base HMAS Waterhen is located on Balls Head Road.Commercial areaWaverton has a village-like collection of shops around the railway station, including an IGA supermarket, bottle shop, butcher, dry cleaners, chemist and several restaurants and cafes including Grumpy's Cafe, Cafe 2060, Botanica Cafe, Bay Tandoori and Tamarind Thai.
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